Campaign to make West Virginia-legend Chuck Yeager postal stamps | WOWK 13 News
LINCOLN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – There is a push underway to have a stamp created in honor of local West Virginia hero and aviation pioneer Brigadier General Chuck Yeager.
Board members on the Lincoln County Commission, administrators at Yeager Airport, and Yeager’s wife – Victoria – herself are all on board.Allen Holder is Emergency Services Director in Lincoln County, and also an avid stamp collector and aviation fan.
He approached Victoria Yeager to initiate the idea to push for a stamp in his honor and got the ball rolling.Holder says to have a stamp approved by the United States Postal Service (USPS), it must be reviewed by them. Citizens in the general public can send letters submitting a request for a stamp idea to be considered.
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