Modesto resident Richard Thatcher holds a model of a U.S. Air Force F-84F on Tuesday.  He was crew chief on one during the 1950s when he was stationed with the 81st Fighter-Bomber Wing outside Suffolk, England.
Modesto resident Richard Thatcher holds a model of a U.S. Air Force F-84F on Tuesday. He was crew chief on one during the 1950s when he was stationed with the 81st Fighter-Bomber Wing outside Suffolk, England. Modesto Bee
Modesto resident Richard Thatcher holds a model of a U.S. Air Force F-84F on Tuesday. He was crew chief on one during the 1950s when he was stationed with the 81st Fighter-Bomber Wing outside Suffolk, England. Modesto Bee

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