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  • Fifty Years On: Remembering the 1973 Paris Peace Accords

    Today, January 27, 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, “An Agreement Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam,” which brought an end to the active US involvement in the Vietnam War. The accords were formally signed on January 27, 1973, in Paris, France at

  • About that Shark mouth on the 151 Jet…

    A shark mouth is now painted on the nose of a 123rd Fighter Squadron F-15C Eagle fighter, serial number 86-0151, at Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon. The nose art honors a former 151 crew chief, Master Sergeant Marty Nance, who passed away in 2018. Shark mouths have been painted on military

  • There at the Finish – The 371st Fighter Group on Victory in Europe Day

    Seventy-five years ago today, May 8, 1945, the war in Europe ended with the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied forces. Victory in Europe (V-E Day) had arrived. After more than five years of death and devastation between major powers which ravaged the continent, the guns were silent. It was the