In Winfield, Kansas, a World War II Redhawk by the name of Loren Wade is still working.

During the war, he was an aircraft engineer, a crew chief who maintained Lockheed F-5E Photo Lightnings in “G” Flight.  He was crew chief for a young F-5E pilot by the name of Sterling E. “Yogi” Barrow, Sr., Col, USAF (Ret), among others.

Mr. Wade is 101 years old, and working at the Wal-Mart in Winfield – you can see a news story from July, 2013, about this amazing man, at:

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