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Brig Gen Tom Fleming | 23rd Tactical Air Support Squadron - Air Force

6:26   |   It was a night war over Laos. The enemy didn't move much during the day, so the sky was full of action during the night. Forward air controller Tom Fleming describes how he marked targets for strikes by fighters.

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Cold War
  • Brig Gen Tom Fleming  |  Cold War  |  Multiple Units  |  9:24

    From the beginning, Tom Fleming wanted to be a fighter pilot. He settled for a tour as a forward air controller in Vietnam and, after that, his quest for fighters continued as he embarked on a lengthy Air Force career. That career took him to Turkey, Germany, many stateside bases and the Pentagon, but it was Hawaii that was most satisfactory.

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