Veterans Day salute

The three-day WWII AirPower Expo at the New Orleans, La. Lakefont Airport ended Sunday but left a lifetime of memories for those in attendance. This event was a must-see for those that enjoy history, vintage aircraft, air shows, and veterans eager to share their stories. One such veteran was Mervin T. Medine, 94, from Baton Rouge who was there even though he lost his wife of 73 years, Dorothy, earlier that very week. During WWII, Medine was a machine gun sergeant with the 104th Infantry Division, also known as the Timberwolves.

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Mervin T. Medine, 94, accompanied by his son Bruce, renders a salute at the WWII Airpower Expo. the Expo inlcuded the Mustang P51D, the B29 and B17G.

Mervin T. Medine, 94, accompanied by his son Bruce, renders a salute at the WWII Airpower Expo. the Expo inlcuded the Mustang P51D, the B29 and B17G.

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