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Check Six: HIANG Gets F-102 Delta Daggers – 58 years ago

September 30, 2019

F-102 Delta Daggers replaced F-86L Sabres at Hawaii Air National Guard in 1961. This short video shows the dedication ceremony. The ceremony ends with the launch of a Deuce.

The officer receiving the lei is Robert Maguire, who retired Commander of the HIANG. In civilian live, he flew with Hawaiian Airlines and retired as the Chief Pilot. He passed earlier this year

The other officer in that scene is Valantine Seifermann, who later served as Commander, Hawaii Air National Guard and later the Adjutant General.

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