The Legacy Lives On – 34th Bomb Squadron Presents Patch To Honor Doolittle Tokyo Raiders
WARBIRD RADIO – It was a special moment when members of the 34th Bomb Squadron presented Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole (RET) and the other surviving Doolittle Tokyo Raiders their current “active duty” patch flown in combat. The event took place April 19th 2013 during the Doolittle Tokyo Raider’s last public reunion in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
The 34th Bomb Squadron currently operates B-1 “Lancers” and is recognized as one of the oldest squadrons in the United States Air Force. Along side sister squadrons, the 37th and 95th Bomb Squadron the 34th contributed aircrews for the Doolittle Raid on 18 April 1942. In this historic snapshot the new meets the old and the proud legacy of the 34th Thunderbirds continues.
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