← BACK TO VBC BLOG Dick Cole: The Last Doolittle Raider Pete Mecca’s Conversation with Dick Cole, 2017 Courtesy of Pete Mecca’s Veteran’s Story website archive. You can see this interview on Pete’s site here. LT COL. RICHARD ‘DICK’ COLE AND AUTHOR PETE MECCA
← BACK TO VBC BLOG Hear from the Veterans on our Front Cover! Our Spring 2021 issue of VBC Magazine features photos of 19 veterans, each with a unique story of service to tell. Hit the "+" to zoom in on the cover. Then click on
← BACK TO VBC BLOG F-117 Nighthawks Back in Action, Post-Retirement Mystery has long surrounded the Stealth Fighter F-117 Nighthawk since its official retirement in 2008. Supposedly hidden away in a remote desert boneyard, F-117s have been spotted flying out West over the past few years.
← BACK TO VBC BLOG We Ask Navy Vets: "What's a Poop Deck?" Popeye's father, Poopdeck Pappy (popeye.fandom.com) Like a pranking middle schooler, we asked our Navy veterans last Wednesday morning if they could tell us what a “Poop Deck” was. They could, kind
← BACK TO VBC BLOG Ulithi Atoll: The Tiny Speck of Land that Became the Largest Navy Base of World War II If Admiral Chester Nimitz hadn’t spotted it on a map, Ulithi might have gone completely unnoticed by US forces as it island-hopped across the