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ROKAF F-5 Freedom Fighter makes home in Hawaii

Lt. Gen. Cha-Kyu Choi, Republic of Korea, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, and his aide Capt. Seung Min Ok are welcomed by Clint Churchill, Pacific Aviation Museum Board President, at Ford Island, Hawaii, Nov. 12, 2012.  Choi visited the museum to help dedicate a ROKAF F-5A Freedom Fighter to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary ROKAF figure. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Lt. Gen. Cha-Kyu Choi, Republic of Korea, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, and his aide Capt. Seung Min Ok are welcomed by Clint Churchill, Pacific Aviation Museum Board President, at Ford Island, Hawaii, Nov. 12, 2012. Choi visited the museum to help dedicate a ROKAF F-5A Freedom Fighter to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary ROKAF figure. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Lt. Gen. Cha-Kyu Choi, Republic of Korea, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, and Burl Burlingame, Pacific Aviation Museum, curator, unveil a ROKAF F-5A Freedom Fighter dedicated to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF, at Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, Hawaii, Nov. 12, 2012.  The aircraft joins the museum’s growing collection of more than 35 historic aircraft.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Lt. Gen. Cha-Kyu Choi, Republic of Korea, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, and Burl Burlingame, Pacific Aviation Museum, curator, unveil a ROKAF F-5A Freedom Fighter dedicated to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF, at Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, Hawaii, Nov. 12, 2012. The aircraft joins the museum’s growing collection of more than 35 historic aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Attendees of the Republic of Korea Air Force F-5A Freedom Fighter dedication ceremony listen attentively during the ROKAF recognition acknowledgement presided over by Lt. Gen. Cha-Kyu Choi, ROKAF Vice Chief of Staff, at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, Nov. 12, 2012. The attendees included Korean War veterans, business and civic leaders, and U.S. military leaders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Attendees of the Republic of Korea Air Force F-5A Freedom Fighter dedication ceremony listen attentively during the ROKAF recognition acknowledgement presided over by Lt. Gen. Cha-Kyu Choi, ROKAF Vice Chief of Staff, at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, Nov. 12, 2012. The attendees included Korean War veterans, business and civic leaders, and U.S. military leaders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Lt. Gen. Cha-Kyu Choi, Republic of Korea Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, and his aide Capt. Seung Min Ok speaks to attendees at the F-5A Freedom Fighter dedication ceremony, at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, Nov. 12, 2012.  Choi visited the museum to help dedicate the aircraft to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Lt. Gen. Cha-Kyu Choi, Republic of Korea Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, and his aide Capt. Seung Min Ok speaks to attendees at the F-5A Freedom Fighter dedication ceremony, at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, Nov. 12, 2012. Choi visited the museum to help dedicate the aircraft to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Kahu Kordell Kekoa explains the Hawaiian traditional blessing he will be performing using ti leaves and Hawaiian water during the F-5A Freedom Fighter dedication ceremony in honor of to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF, at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Hawaii, Nov. 12, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Kahu Kordell Kekoa explains the Hawaiian traditional blessing he will be performing using ti leaves and Hawaiian water during the F-5A Freedom Fighter dedication ceremony in honor of to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF, at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Hawaii, Nov. 12, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Kahu Kordell Kekoa blesses a Republic of Korea Air Force F-5A Freedom Fighter with ti leaves and Hawaiian water during the F-5A dedication ceremony at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Hawaii, Nov. 12, 2012. The aircraft was dedicated to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF. This aircraft honors the rich airpower of the Pacific, and serves as a reminder that ROKAF and American Airmen have served side by side for over 60 years. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

Kahu Kordell Kekoa blesses a Republic of Korea Air Force F-5A Freedom Fighter with ti leaves and Hawaiian water during the F-5A dedication ceremony at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Hawaii, Nov. 12, 2012. The aircraft was dedicated to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF. This aircraft honors the rich airpower of the Pacific, and serves as a reminder that ROKAF and American Airmen have served side by side for over 60 years. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

A Republic of Korea Air Force F-5A Freedom Fighter dedicated to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF, sits on displays at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, Hawaii, Nov.12, 2012. Today the aircraft are used as an adversary fighter in the “Top Gun” and “Red Flag” combats schools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

A Republic of Korea Air Force F-5A Freedom Fighter dedicated to Gen. Kim Too Man, a legendary figure in the ROKAF, sits on displays at the Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, Hawaii, Nov.12, 2012. Today the aircraft are used as an adversary fighter in the “Top Gun” and “Red Flag” combats schools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn/Released)

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