May 20 Classic Photo:“Flyboy”

The Classic Photo from the May 20 edition of The Nashville News was of retired U.S. Air Force pilot Lt. Col. Lawrence T. Grabowski.

Grabowski contacted the Nashville News and stated that the photo was taken at Moody Air Force Base in September of 1967, when he was pilot training on a T-37 trainer.

Grabowski is a DuBois native and a class of 1959 graduate of Nashville Community High School and served in the Air Force for 28 years, piloting the F-4C Phantom fighter jet, as well as other aircraft. Grabowski retired from the Air Force on July 8, 2002, after 28 total years of service, and currently resides in Centralia.

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