90-year-old veteran shares his story: a dream to ‘fly, man, fly’

Published: Monday, February 11, 2013 at 10:28 AM.

Over the course of his career, Mazock flew 8,000 hours in a variety of aircraft, from his Flying Tiger days with the C-47 to his later years with the KC-97.

As Mazock shares his stories he never talks about wars, just situations such as the “Korean Situation” and the “Vietnam Situation.” He says he always will look back at his time in the military as a pleasant memory.

“I was one of the few that enjoyed the war,” Mazock said. “I did what I wanted to do: I flew.”

Contact Daily News Staff Writer Angel McCurdy at 850-315-4432 or amccurdy@nwfdailynews.com. Follow her on Twitter @AngelMnwfdn.

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