The first to take-off of the U.S.S. Hornet on April 18, 1942, is the last to land.
WWII Fighter Pilots Fulfill Squadron's Promise
Team Vandenberg hosted a toast by WWII combat aviators from the 510th Fighter Squadron. The last two surviving members of the unit, who flew combat missions during WWII, toasted their squadron from two bottles of brandy that survived the years.