An (IN PERSON) Evening with Col Adelbert "Buz" Carpenter
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About the Event
This is a special evening as we begin our monthly speak-out series since the pandemic started in 2020.
Col Adelbert "Buz" Carpenter was raised in California in an aviation family dreaming of becoming a pilot. A member of the 9th class from the US Air Force (USAF) Academy, he gained his pilots wings in the Air Force and flew a wide variety of aircraft with over 4,400 jet flight hours. He served as a C-141 aircraft commander doing worldwide airlift, flew RF-4Cs in the Vietnam War and became an Instructor pilot. He was a SR-71 instructor pilot executing global reconnaissance missions, served as a F-4E fighter squadron commander, flew the T-38 trainer, and finally his last flight was taking a U-2 above 70,000 feet one last time. Buz served as a Wing Commander in Europe during Desert Storm and was the USAF "Black World" programmer in the Pentagon from 1983 handling the monies for stealth F-117, F-22, & the B-2 program.
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