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World War II Veteran tours Tinker

CAPT Michael Black, commander of Strategic Communications Wing ONE, visits with World War II veteran Robert Henley during a tour May 29. Black presented the SCW-1 wing coin to the Army veteran.

CAPT Michael Black, commander of Strategic Communications Wing ONE, visits with World War II veteran Robert Henley during a tour May 29. Black presented the SCW-1 wing coin to the Army veteran.

World War II veteran Robert Henley gets an up close view of Blue Angels #7 with pilot Lt. Cary Rickoff.

World War II veteran Robert Henley gets an up close view of Blue Angels #7 with pilot Lt. Cary Rickoff.

World War II veteran Robert Henley shows off his prized “30 years with no deficiencies” pin to Blue Angels #7 pilot Lt. Cary Rickoff, left, and crew chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Wood. Henley, who spent 30 years as a civilian at Tinker Air Force Base, has a bucket list dream of flying in an F-18.

World War II veteran Robert Henley shows off his prized “30 years with no deficiencies” pin to Blue Angels #7 pilot Lt. Cary Rickoff, left, and crew chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Wood. Henley, who spent 30 years as a civilian at Tinker Air Force Base, has a bucket list dream of flying in an F-18.

World War II veteran Robert Henley and his granddaughter, Melissa Fullerton, toured Tinker Air Force Base May 29. The 90-year-old spent three years in the Army, followed by a 30-year career working as a machinist here from 1952-1982. In addition to touring the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and Strategic Communications Wing ONE, Henley had the opportunity to visit with members of the Blue Angels No. 7 crew.