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Doolittle Raiders Dedication Events - July 29-30, 2016

On July 29, 2016, the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce invited Lieutenant Colonel Dick Cole, USAF (ret), to a dedication luncheon for their new conference room dedicated to the Doolittle Raiders.

Lt Col Dick Cole at Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce Lt Col Dick Cole at Air Force Armament Museum for Doolittle Exhibit dedication

Lt Col Dick Cole at Doolittle Exhibit dedication ceremony at Air Force Armament Museum

On July 30, 2016, Lt Col Cole attended another dedication ceremony at the Air Force Armament Museum (AFAM) at Eglin AFB for a new Doolittle Raiders exhibit.  Presenting at this event were Ted Corcoran, CEO of the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce; Tony Hughes, CEO of Beach Community Bank; Dr. Steve Butler from the Doolittle Institute; Lieutenant General Gordy Fornell, USAF (ret), Chairman of the AFAM Foundation; and Lieutenant General Brad Webb, Commander of the Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field.

Below is a highlights video of both events as well as the full AFAM dedication ceremony video.