Personal space: Plaid piper



'Auld Lang Syne' for C-47 transport

At Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala., database programmer and bagpiper Charles Hightower often dons his kilt to solemnize official events, Highland games and funerals. His favorite event was piping in the fighter aces several times at the Air Force Museum's Gathering of Eagles. 'Chuck Yeager was always near the front of the line,' he says.

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