Man in military uniform sitting in the pilots seat of a T33a airplane with U.S. Air written on the side.

In 1959, Billings native, George W. LeCount joined the US Air Force to fly over Vietnam. Five years later, he was recruited to join the secretive Air America pilot corps. Working as a covert pilot with the CIA-operated company, LeCount flew numerous missions under the guise of a private airline employee. This exhibit explores the role of Air America in Laos and LeCount’s experiences as a pilot at the height of the Vietnam War.