Former Arctic Guardians commander was Alaskan, aviation pioneer
220215-Z-FC240-1002.JPG Photo By: National Air and Space Museum

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Alaska Air National Guard Col. Larry Campbell was the first black jet fighter pilot and Air National Guard group commander of 176th Tactical Airlift Group. In this undated photo, he prepares to climb into the cockpit of his fighter aircraft. (Photo courtesy of the National Air and Space Museum)


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