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About Gerry Hawes
Gerry Hawes entered Air Force pilot training in 1966 after graduating from Denison University. He spent three years as a KC-135 pilot before flying as a forward air controller (FAC) in Vietnam and spending time as an air liaison officer with the Republic of Korea. Gerry went on to become a C-141 instructor and Squadron Executive Officer at McGuire AFB and then spent 32 years as an airline pilot for Eastern and Northwest. He was later recalled to active duty for Operation Desert Storm. He is the recipient of the Air Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross and the FAA’s Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award.
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