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VETERAN OF THE WEEK – AUSTIN DAVIS

Beaufort’s Austin Davis, 87, graduated from Beaufort High School in 1951 and joined the U.S, Navy. After Boot Camp in San Diego, he trained as an Aviation Metalsmith (AM). His first assignment was maintaining seaplanes in Bermuda, followed by Blimps at Lakehurst, NJ (including North Atlantic deployments). Follow-on tours included Norfolk, Bermuda, Lakehurst, Iceland (including… Keep Reading