People: Dec. 15, 1967

For depriving him of that luxuriant handlebar mustache, the Air Force clearly owed Colonel Robin Olds, 45, a favor. But four stars? Yet there they were, stuck to his chair when he arrived at the Air Force Academy to take over as commandant of cadets­put there, it turned out, to represent the four Communist MIGs Robin had shot down over Viet Nam. As for that other fighter pilot's badge—the one the brass told him to polish off with a razor because cadets can't wear them —he may not have been the only one inconvenienced. Reported Olds: "I've heard a rumor the...

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