Colonel Morton Magoffin Pins the Eagles on the new Commanding Officer of the 362nd Fighter Group, Colonel Joseph Laughlin

Title

Colonel Morton Magoffin Pins the Eagles on the new Commanding Officer of the 362nd Fighter Group, Colonel Joseph Laughlin

Subject

Colonel Morton Magoffin, first 362nd Commanding Officer (CO) pins eagles on Colonel Joseph Laughlin, second 362nd C.O.

Description

Inside the briefing tent at √Čtain, France, Colonel Magoffin insisted on pinning the eagles onto his replacement, Colonel Laughlin.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division, Collection # AR.2007.016

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

November 24, 1944

Files

Magoffin_pins_eagles_on_Laughlin_inside_briefing_room.JPG

Citation

“Colonel Morton Magoffin Pins the Eagles on the new Commanding Officer of the 362nd Fighter Group, Colonel Joseph Laughlin,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed February 21, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/59.