123rd Fighter Squadron pilot 1st Lt. Ernie Wakehouse was called to active duty during the Korean War. He is seen here in Korea reclining atop a shark mouthed F-51D Mustang of the 18th Fighter-Bomber Group in the combat zone along with another fighter pilot, possibly 1st Lt. Wallace Parks, also on temporary duty overseas from the 123rd Fighter Squadron. He completed his wartime tour of duty in the 18th FBG by completing 100 combat missions in the three-month period between September 12 and December 16, 1951. (142nd Wing History Archive)
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