Timeless Voices - George Purifoy
George Purifoy was an F-84 pilot with the 310th Fighter-Bomber Squadron of the USAF based at Kimpo Air Base during the Korean War. He flew primarily air to ground sorties, completing 25 combat missions before the war ended.
Timeless Voices - Wilfred Van Abel
Wilfred "Wil" Van Abel (1919-2002) was a P-47 Thunderbolt pilot with the 63rd Fighter Squadron of the 56th Fighter Group "Zemke's Wolfpack" during WWII. He was shot down September 2, 1943 and became a POW at Stalag Luft III for the rest of the war.
Timeless Voices - Jim Soyk, Sr.
Jim Soyk, Sr. enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1950 and was sent to electronics school where he excelled. He was then assigned to Utility Squadron VU-3K attached to White Sands Missile Range, where he worked as a F6F-5K drone operator.
Timeless Voices - Kirk Hawkins
Kirk Hawkins is the founder and CEO of ICON Aircraft, makers of the Icon A5 amphibian. A graduate of the Stanford Business School, Kirk is an engineer, former U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot, and long-time motorsport enthusiast. Recorded in July 2009.
Timeless Voices - Cary Salter
Cary W. Salter, Jr. (1921-2015) was a fighter pilot with the 353rd Fighter Squadron of the 354th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force during World War II. He flew eight combat missions in P-47s before completing another sixty in P-51 Mustangs.
Timeless Voices - Jay Apt
NASA astronaut Dr. Jay Apt flew aboard four Space Shuttle missions during his career: STS-37 in 1991, STS-47 in 1992, STS-59 in 1994, and STS-79 in 1996. He logged 847 hours (35 days) in space, including 10 hours and 49 minutes on two spacewalks.
Timeless Voices - Firman Balza
Firman Balza was a Gunner's Mate, 1st Class aboard the battleship USS Maryland when it was struck by dive bombers during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.