Fightin’ 49ers celebrate 55 years at Holloman Air Force Base

U.S. Army Air Forces Maj. Richard Bong stands next to his Lockheed P-38 Lighting fighter plane during World War II, circa 1945. Bong, who is remembered as one of the most celebrated Fightin' 49ers in history, is the American Ace of Aces with 40 confirmed aerial kills during World War II. (Photo courtesy of History Daily)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Michelle Ferrari
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