Flying Tigers at Planes of Fame Museum

June 18th, 2016 was all about the Flying Tigers at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, CA.  Charlene Fontaine was our presenter on this day which included a speaker panel of distinguished aviation experts, historians and veterans.  A P-40 Warhawk was also on display.  

It was well attended by folks of all ages (5 years to 98) They were so grateful for all the work our organization does and all those who share the past to keep history alive.

We were honored to have CBI Vets join us:

Fred Dunn, Army Signal Corps, USAAF

Anthony “Lou” Ayala, 3rd and 26th Repair Squadron, Army Air Corp  3rd & 26th Repair Squad 

Arnold Bryant, Crew Chief, Air Transport Command, Army Air Corp. China & India 

Charles Tucker, tail gunner 12th bomb group India 

Our Cubs and GrandCubs were there as well: 

Bud Henier’s family 

 John and Jody Marcon 

 Gary, Rene and Hayley Heiner 

Johnny and Mie Marcon 

Jake and Aexa Marcon

Mel McMullen’s wife Jennifer  and Cub

Tim McMullen and wife Carolyn Swanson

Linda Burkett Crist daughter of Ray Burkett and Mother of James Burkett scholarship winner

Bill Finkelstein son of Henry Finkelstein 

It was an honor to meet everyone and hear their stories of our amazing Tiger Dads. We are so blessed to have them with us.