WWII veteran comes home after 80 years

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  • By Tech. Sgt. Callie Ware
  • 307th Bomb Wing

U.S. service members, family, friends, and members of the community gather to attend an internment service honoring U.S. Army Air Force 2nd Lt. David M. Lewis, a pilot assigned to the 345th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), at Old Saltillo United Methodist Church in Saltillo, Texas, July 16, 2023. Lewis was killed in action August 1, 1943 while participating in Operation TIDAL WAVE, a bombing raid against the oil refineries around Ploiesti, Romania, during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Callie Ware)