Bill Austin Meets Childhood Hero Col. Bud Anderson

Bill Austin Meets Childhood Hero Col. Bud Anderson

The gentleman with me in this photograph is one of my childhood heroes, Colonel Bud Anderson.  I grew up reading about his exploits as a fighter pilot during WWII.  I was lucky enough to meet him at a recent EAA convention in Osh Kosh, Wisconsin.  What a GREAT...
Bill Austin’s 2011 Guadalcanal Trip

Bill Austin’s 2011 Guadalcanal Trip

I just completed a trip to Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.  Honiara, the captial city of Guadalcanal Island, is very third world.  Really, the only clean place on the island that we saw, I’m proud to say, was the United States War Memorial.  The old...