Loading…
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsLocal
Published: Monday, 12/8/2008

WORLD WAR II VET FROM FREMONT HONORED FOR ROLE IN RESCUE

CTY honor08p 12/07/08  The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Arthur "Jibby" Jibilian, a Fremont resident who was a radio officer with the Office of Strategic Services during Operation Halyard in WWII, is comforted by his wife Jo after being overcome with emotion while receiving a standing ovation during a ceremony in his honor at the 180th Fighter Wing Air National Guard base, at Toledo Express Airport in Swanton, Ohio, Sunday, December 7, 2008.  Jibilian was honored for his role in the rescue of 500 Allied Airmen in Serbia during WWII. Summary: Please get shots at the ceremony, hosted by the 180th Fighter Wing, that will honor Arthur "Jibby" Jibilian, a Fremont resident who was a radio officer with the Office of Strategic Services during Operation Halyard in WWII. CTY honor08p 12/07/08 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Arthur "Jibby" Jibilian, a Fremont resident who was a radio officer with the Office of Strategic Services during Operation Halyard in WWII, is comforted by his wife Jo after being overcome with emotion while receiving a standing ovation during a ceremony in his honor at the 180th Fighter Wing Air National Guard base, at Toledo Express Airport in Swanton, Ohio, Sunday, December 7, 2008. Jibilian was honored for his role in the rescue of 500 Allied Airmen in Serbia during WWII. Summary: Please get shots at the ceremony, hosted by the 180th Fighter Wing, that will honor Arthur "Jibby" Jibilian, a Fremont resident who was a radio officer with the Office of Strategic Services during Operation Halyard in WWII.
THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY Enlarge | Buy This Photo

Arthur Jibby Jibilian, a Fremont resident, is comforted by his wife, Jo, upon being overcome with emotion after receiving a standing ovation for his work as a radio offi cer with the Office of Strategic Services during Operation Halyard in World War II.

He was honored yesterday at the 180th Fighter Wing National Guard base at Toledo Express Airport for his role in the rescue of 500 Allied airmen in Serbia during the war.




Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.






Poll