PPR Honor Flight Francis Delumyea 0224

staff Photo/Kelli Catana Francis Delumyea, 93, served in the United States Army as a stationary diesel electronic operator in Alaska where about 11,000 troops worked to build a 1,600 mile highway in eight months. Delumyea used his expertise to keep military generators running in temperatures that would often dip to 35 below zero. Here, Delumyea points to the end of the Alaskan Highway, which is near Fairbanks, Alaska.