Don Germeraad was just what the War Department wanted in the early 1940s — a college graduate with flight training.
This photo of Vultee BT-13 Valiants was part of a collection donated by Donald Germeraad to Rocky Mountain College. The planes were basic trainers used during World War II.
Rocky Mountain College aviation student David Shaffer of Spearfish, S.D., reads in the remodeled lounge before class. A donation by Don Germeraad made the rennovation possible.
During the 50th anniversary of U.S. Navy aviation, Donald Germeraad flew a replica of a 50-horsepower Curtiss. In 1910, Eugene Ely took off from the USS Birmingham in a Curtiss, the first plane to launch from a ship.
Dan Hargrove, director of the Rocky Mountain College aviation program, stands in section of the aviation building that was a day care. The area is being remodeled to house flight simulators and offices.
This photo of a B-58 Hustler was part of a collection of photos Don Germeraad donated to Rocky Mountain College.
A photo of a Convair B-36 Peacemaker was part of photos donated by Donald Germeraad to Rocky Mountain College.
A donation from Don Germeraad refurbished the lounge in the aviation building at Rocky Mountain College.
Billings native Donald Germeraad's donation to Rocky Mountain College is helping the aviation program expand.
Dan Hargrove, professor and director of the Rocky Mountain College aviation program, stands in the refurbished lounge in the aviation building. A donation by alumnus Don Germeraad made the renovation possible.