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Dover Air Force Base … The Early Years!

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1944 - DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS -- One of the highest honors of the AAF – was presented to Lt. Martin Newstreet of Hawthorne, N.J. as the highlight of the first “Open House” in the history of the Dover Army Air Field on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Edwin M. Dixon, right, commanding officer at the fighter base, pinned the award on the flyer