Nation: OVER CUBA: Flak at 11 o'clock

At MacDill Air Force Base in Florida, Lieut. Colonel Joseph O'Grady, 41, commander of the 29th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, arose at 2:30 a.m., by 3:30 was being briefed in the base operations building. The date was Oct. 29, 1962. O'Grady's mission: to lead a flight of RF-101 "Voodoo" supersonic jets on a low-level aerial reconnaissance flight over Cuba. His specific targets: an airfield and a missile site. Last week O'Grady, who was one of 25 Air Force, Navy and Marine reconnaissance pilots who received the Distinguished Flying Cross for their work, wrote the...

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