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    Chuck Yeager visits Nellis [Image 23 of 26]

    Chuck Yeager visits Nellis

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NV, UNITED STATES

    02.22.2007

    Photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal 

    Nellis AFB Public Affairs

    Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and Col. Alex Grynkewich, 57th Wing vice commander, greet United States Air Force Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager, retired, upon his arrival Oct. 13, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Yeager was the first person to pilot an aircraft faster than the speed of sound, Oct. 14, 1947. He broke the sound barrier again at the age of 89 in a 65th Aggressor Squadron F-15D Eagle.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 02.22.2007
    Date Posted: 10.14.2012 18:29
    Photo ID: 722174
    VIRIN: 121013-F-AD344-056
    Resolution: 4256x2832
    Size: 1.65 MB
    Location: NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NV, US 

    Web Views: 161
    Downloads: 23

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