Col. Hornbuckle. Carl G. Hornbuckle (retired colonel), 74,born, Burnsdalle, N.C, son of Rev. and Mrs. J.P. Hornbuckle, was born July 18, 1923, in Burnsdalle, N.C., attended Linor Rhyne College, NYU,
and the University of Hawaii where he received a master's degree in
aeronautical engineering. He graduated from the
in 1965, was a member of the 8th Air Force in Air
and flew missions in World War II, the England
airlift, the Korean Conflict and in Berlin .
He also flew missions in support of Operation Deep Freeze at the South Pole and
was a member of the Special Air Mission at Andrews Air Force Base near Vietnam He was a pilot for Air Force One where
he flew under two presidents and was host to many VIPs. His last assignment was
forces at the U.S. Azores, ,
and retired after 31 years on Portugal Sept. 1,
1976. He received many awards including the DFC,
LOM and the Silver Star.