Hackworth performs a flight check on an F-100 Super Sabre with Tom Gurkin and two other Airmen in 1964 at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Gurkin, one of Hackworth's supervisors, was the one who gave him his nickname, Hoss, after the character from the television show “Bonanza.” (Courtesy photo) Sabre008 by AirmanMagazine

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Hackworth performs a flight check on an F-100 Super Sabre with Tom Gurkin and two other Airmen in 1964 at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Gurkin, one of Hackworth's supervisors, was the one who gave him his nickname, Hoss, after the character from the television show “Bonanza.” (Courtesy photo) Sabre008 by AirmanMagazine
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