29 September 1954 – The North American F-100 Super Sabre entered service with the United States Air Force‘s 479th Fighter Wing. Initially, the new wing maintained tactical proficiency with the World War II-era F-51Ds inherited from the Air National Guard, then in February 1953 upgrading to the North American F-86H Sabre jet aircraft. The wing
Paul E. Raudenbush
Paul Raudenbush spent his Air Force career in jet-fighter aircraft, after a stint on the Air Force track team.
He retired from the Air Force and became a controller, before starting his own certified public-accounting practice in El Paso, Tex.; he sold the practice a few years ago but continues to work with his new partners.
He splits his time between the practice in El Paso and his family in Boise, Idaho. Paul and his wife, Pat, have four children and six grandchildren. His hobbies include golf, skiing, mountain-biking, accounting practice, and attending reunions.