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A Christmas Message from Dr. James Gifford

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Eddie Rickenbacker’s Deliverance Several readers have commented favorably on this article, so I present it as my 2015 Christmas message.Americans know Ohio native Eddie Rickenbacker as a World War I hero. He was the ace fighter pilot of the Ninety-fourth Aero Pursuit Squadron and personally shot down twenty-six enemy aircraft. He was awarded the Medal of Honor and received many other decorations for bravery and service to his country.Two decades later, Rickenbacker was over fifty years old and the president of Eastern Airlines, but he served his country again. In October 1942, he was inspecting air bases in the Pacific...

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JSF Leadership Awards

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JSF Leadership Awards The Jesse Stuart Foundation recently announced two Judy B. Thomas Board Member of the Year awards: 2014 – Carl and Buzzy Leming of Union, Kentucky 2015 – Ron Cartee of Ashland, Kentucky This award is named for Judy B. Thomas, retired President of the Ashland Oil Foundation who chaired the Jesse Stuart Foundation’s Board of Directors for seventeen years. Jim Gifford

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