WWII bomber pilot awarded Silver Star

Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, pins the Silver Star on former Maj. William “Joe” Schneider during a ceremony on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov. 1, 2016, for his actions while commanding an 18-plane bombing raid on Feb. 23, 1945 over Italy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jamie Powell)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Jamie Powell
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