‘Candy Bomber’ during Berlin Airlift glides into milestone birthday

‘Candy Bomber’ during Berlin Airlift glides into milestone birthday
PROVO, Utah — Retired Air Force Col. Gail S. Halvorsen changed the course of history with just two pieces of gum. Now has made a bit of his own history. Halvorsen turned 100 years old this month.

For all that has been written and documented, and all the awards that have been given, the infamous “Candy Bomber” or “Uncle Wiggly Wings” — as the children of Berlin called him — Halvorsen’s story never gets old.

Read the full article on Military Times

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