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My Dad, Gordon Clevenger,at Edwards AFB, California, circa 1962, with one of his designs. He got his first job in a sign shop in Chicago, Illinois, as a young boy, and was still working as a "sign man" up until his death in 2002. He retired from the Air Force in 1963 after serving in WWII and Korea. View full size.