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Retired Brigadier General Returns to MCAS Cherry Point Air Show for Special 70th Anniversary
Bartlett departed Cherry Point in 1944 for combat in the South Pacific on a PBJ (Patrol (P) Bomber (B) built by North American Aviation (J)-a navalized version of the B-25 Mitchell Bomber) Trained as Marine Sergeant bombardier-Navigator, he flew 75 combat missions.
Now, 70 years after he left Cherry Point in a B-25 he will return- just as he departed- in none other than a B-25.
Just as Bartlett was on an important mission 70 years ago, he returns to Cherry Point along side B-25 “Panchito”
“We are amazed at his (Bartlett’s)
Disabled American Veterans, representing more than 1.3 million disabled veterans, is a non-profit organization founded in 1920 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1932. It is dedicated to one, single purpose: Fulfilling our promises to the men and women who served
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