Retired Col. Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Airlift “Candy Bomber,” greets Senior Airman Andreas Gehde, 521st Air Mobility Operations Group client systems technician, during the 2019 Airlift/Tanker Association conference in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 24. During their conversation, Gehde related to Halvorsen that his relief airdrops helped save the lives of his grandparents, who were trapped without aid during the Soviet Blockade of Berlin from 1948-1949. (U.S. Air Force photo by Col. Damien Pickart)
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