Four Airmen to be Memorialized

Published 02/27 2012 06:49PM

Updated 02/27 2012 07:11PM

     The Air Force will pay a final tribute  tomorrow to a pilot who earned his wings at Sheppard Air Force Base, as well as to his three fellow crew members.....
        Captain Nicholas Whitlock and three others died when their Air Force reconnaissance plane crashed in east Africa  on a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
   Whitlock's  funeral service was held yesterday in his hometown of Newnan, Georgia.
     Family members say the only thing he had wanted to be since he was a boy was a pilot.
     His dream came true in 2008 when he graduated from the ENJJPT program at Sheppard.
     Tomorrow at  9 am our time, there will be a memorial service in Florida for the  crew: Captain Whitlock, Captain Ryan Hall, 1 Lt. Justin Wilkens, and Senior Airman Julian Scholten.
       The memorial will be at Hurlburt Field -- headquarters of Air Force Special Operations.

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