A soaring homecoming tribute to a WWII hero

September 25, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Alexandria Echo Press

It was the buzz on Broadway Saturday afternoon: What was that airplane doing flying in low over the Jefferson High School homecoming parade?
As it turns out, the plane was part of a homecoming tribute to the late Richard A. “Bud” Peterson, a renowned World War II fighter ace who graduated from Alexandria High School in 1940. Continue Reading