Pilots From The Wild Weasels Reunite At Shaw Air Force Base

60-70 Vietnam pilots from all over the country...are spending the weekend together AT shaw air force base IN SUMTER. the 20th fighter wing is hosting their former members during the reunion.

Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Pilots from the Wild Weasel mission are reuniting this weekend at the Shaw Air Force Base.

The 20th Fighter Wing is hosting over 60 veterans and their loved ones. During the visit, the veterans saw a Command F-16 Fighting Falcom demo team, toured several F-16 static displays and will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at Memorial Lake Park. 

Major Adam Thornton with the Air Force says it was a treat to host the Weasels. "These are the same guys that they were 40 years ago when they were flying" he said.

The activities will continue through Saturday. 

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