Sgt "Snuffy" Smith honored within halls of 8th AF

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, Louisiana -- Members of Barksdale AFB gather outside of 8th Air Force headquarters for a ceremony honoring Sgt. Maynard Harrison Smith at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Feb. 1, 2018. A plaque dedicated to Sgt. Smith was revealed and is now displayed on a wall in the 8AF headquarters. Smith was the first enlisted Medal of Honor recipient in the Eighth Air Force and Army Air Forces. During WWII, there were only four enlisted recipients in the Army Air Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stuart Bright)