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Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...some 200 missions he flew as a flight engineer in the Berlin Airlift.To say...during the airlift he became a flight engineer on a Douglas C-54 Skymaster...after 42 months, and he was the flight engineer on the plane that brought him...
Bennie J. Melvin

...1945 as a Sergeant and Crew Chief supervising the inspection, maintenance and repair of the aircraft. He was also a flight engineer and logged 500 hours on B25 and B24 aircraft and received a commendation from the P80 Jet School in San Bernadino...
Harley-riding reservist brings flags to Capitol

...flags to be raised over the Capitol in a small ceremony the following morning. Angelastro, a master sergeant and flight engineer in the Air Force Reserve whose unit was activated Sept. 11, is riding his Harley to the capitals of all 50 states...
Guardsmen recall drama of rescuing lost mushers

...stretch of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. "I was holding myself up, trying not to sit on the dogs," flight engineer Staff Sgt. Dave Torrance said of his first mission with the Guard. "It's going to be hard to come close to this...
Anchorage WW II veteran receives overdue combat medal

...medal Monday at a ceremony at the Anchorage Veterans Memorial, according to the Anchorage Daily News.Miller was the flight engineer on the B-24 bomber, based in Italy and making runs on targets in Germany and central Europe.On Feb. 24, 1945...
Fairbanks guardsman keeps Sherpas flying

...cargo, equipment and personnel across Kuwait and Iraq using C-23 fixed wing aircraft, also known as Sherpas. As a flight engineer, it's Powell's job to help keep the Sherpas flying. "I love it," said Powell, who figures he has about three...
Alaskan to pilot December space shuttle mission a brief phone interview from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Plans call for the Discovery to drop off flight engineer Suni Williams for her six-month stay at the space station and return with German Thomas Reiter of the European Space...
Hopefully I'll be home for the holidays

...eight other flight engineers, is deployed with the ½07th Aviation Regiment of Alaska Army National Guard. He is a flight engineer who provides logistical support for cargo planes. He is responsible for pre-flight inspections, fuel, passengers...
Alaska Digest

...28 years ago. Daryl L. Horning, 57, a Valdez resident who works for Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, was the flight engineer for a C-130 airplane crew instrumental in an overnight rescue on Oct. 26 and 27, 1978. Horning served in the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the careers in aviation, the flight crew is the most readily recognized. Pilot, co-pilot and on some aircraft a flight engineer, comprise the cockpit crew. In order for the cockpit crew to perform as they do they require ongoing training...


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