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Display will be named in pilot's honor

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on February 12, 2009 1:46 PM

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Col. Jim Hiteshew poses in front of his F-105 Thunderchief fighter jet during the Vietnam War. Hiteshew was shot down during a mission in 1967 and held as a prisoner of war by the North Vietnamese for six years.

A ceremony will be held on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Friday afternoon to honor one of the 4th Fighter Wing's most storied war heroes. And once it is over, the F-105 aircraft static display recently erected in the base's...

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