Charles Hughes Penn

United States Air Force
25 June 1916 - 11 April 1966
Louisville, Kentucky
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20 Nov 2004

Major Charles Penn spent the better part of his Air Force service at Webb Air Force Base in Big Spring, Texas. He was married and was a part of the Big Spring Community. He had served 26 years in the Air Force when he was accidentally killed in Vietnam. He served through World War II (pilot in B-17s; 21 months as a POW) and the Korean Conflict. He is remembered by the Big Spring Vietnam Memorial and also by the Permian Basin Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Midland, Texas. May he never be forgotten.

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