Misawa Photos

Family pays respect to 1st Lt. David Clements

Tech. Sgt. Tyler Whitmore, left, the 35th Maintenance Group Air Force repair enhancement program manager, Eugene Whitmore, center, a United Natural Food Incorporate sales manager and Jan Whitmore, right, a John Brown University fitness instructor, pause for a photo in front of the Risner Circle F-86F static display at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 30, 2019. 1st Lt. David C. Clements, a 468th Strategic Fighter Squadron fighter pilot, went missing April 16, 1953, after his aircraft experience an unknown malfunction forcing him to eject from his aircraft, however the ejection was not successful. His family keeps his memory alive by preserving each item found during the investigation, which was concluded with a positive body identification 40 years after the ejection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Collette Brooks)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Collette Brooks
VIRIN: 190530-F-HV115-1013.JPG
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