Whiteman honors Missouri ANG unit, ‘Lindbergh’s Own’
Capt. Charles A. Lindbergh performs maintenance on the Spirit of St. Louis. Lindbergh flew the aircraft in a transatlantic flight from in 1927, completing the first nonstop flight between New York to Paris. Lindbergh’s military service included being a member of the Missouri National Guard’s 110th Observation Squadron, which today is the 110th Bomb Squadron at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and is known as “Lindbergh’s Own.” (131st Bomb Wing archive photo)