1st MAW Photos
1st Marine Aircraft Wing Photos
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180715-M-IM909-001.JPG Photo By: Courtsey Photo

Aug 16, 2018
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, Japan - World War II veteran Sam Folsom flew the Grumman F4F Wildcat during his time of service in Guadalcanal in late 1942. His squadron, Marine Fighter Squadron 121, was the highest scoring Marine fighter squadron of WWII and received the presidential unit citation. During Folsom’s time with VMF-121, he shot down three total enemy aircrafts and received the Purple Heart and the Distinguished Flying Cross. (Courtesy Photo)


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