The Conference begins on Friday, November 7th with a line-up of heroes you won’t want to miss, featuring:

  • The Tuskegee Airmen, veterans of the first African-American aviation unit
  • Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole, Co-pilot of Jimmy Doolittle in Plane #1
  • Lt. Col. James Megellas, the most decorated officer in the history of the 82nd Airborne Div.
  • Lt. Col. Edward Saylor, Engineer of Plan #15 in the Doolittle Raid
  • Col. Harvey C. Barnum & SFC Melvin Morris, Medal of Honor Recipients for valor in Vietnam

The Conference continues on Saturday, November 8th featuring the following heroes:

  • Harry Ettlinger, one of the few remaining “Monuments Men”
  • George Klein, a veteran of the 2nd Ranger Battalion on D-Day, the “Boys of Pointe Du Hoc”
  • Elinor Otto, still working as a “Rosie the Riveter” in Boeing C-17 plant
  • The Borinqueneers, Korean War veterans of the 65th Infantry from Puerto Rico
  • Brig. General R. Steve Ritchie, the only Air Force “Ace” pilot from the Vietnam War

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