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Hometown Patriot: Steve Vasko, Korean War Veteran

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Getting flight status in the Air Force was a big deal for Steve Vasko. He got an extra 50 bucks a month going from engine mechanic on B-29's to flying in the back of those planes on a soaring mission to help U.S. warplanes get to their targets and back faster.

And during the Korean War he was among the first to be battle tested on the new practice of air refueling.

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