“Pappy Boyington Field – A Campaign to Honor a Hero” is a chronicle of the community events surrounding the controversy to change the local airport name to “Coeur d’Alene Airport/Pappy Boyington Field”.
It features members of the Marine Corps League Pappy Boyington Detachment; and also local representatives of the Disabled American Veterans, The Distinguished Flying Cross Society, and other community members. Personal insights into Pappy Boyington’s life are provided by his son Greg Boyington Jr, as well as actor Robert Conrad who portrayed Pappy in the television series “Baa Baa Black Sheep”.
The music of The United States Marine Band “The President’s Own” is featured in the soundtrack.
The film is 75 minutes.
The modern-day Blacksheep Squadron, located at MCAS Yuma, AZ
A formation of F-4U Corsair over the Pacific during WWII

A model of the proposed statue of Pappy Boyington, created by sculptor Bryan Ross.

The Harrier Pilots from VMA-211 meet Greg Boyington Jr. at the Airport naming ceremony. Coeur d’Alene Airport/Pappy Boyington Field.
F-5 fighter pilot heads out for aerial dogfight training at MCAS Yuma, Arizona.
A meeting of two USMC Fighter Pilots. Captain Larsen presents Captain Haddock with a Squadron Coin at the Coeur d’Alene Airport.
Greg Boyington Jr. at the Marine Memorial Club, where his father’s Medal of Honor is on public display.
Robert Conrad portrayed Pappy Boyington in the 1970’s television series.

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