"Tibbets qualified for the Aviation Cadet Training Program" --> do we know what he had to do to qualify?
Y "Candidates had to be between the ages of 18 and 22, have a high school diploma with at least 1.5 credit hours worth of math, and have graduated in the top half of their class." In practice, there were far more volunteers than positions at this time, so the bar was a bit higher in practice. But having attended a military school, had some college education, and gained a bit of flight experience, Tibbets was ahead of the pack. Added this. Hawkeye7 (talk) 21:33, 21 September 2013 (UTC)
the second paragraph of the Early military career section seems out of sequence, for instance it mentions 1940-41 before his marriage in 1938;
Y Re-organised paragraph. Hawkeye7 (talk) 21:33, 21 September 2013 (UTC)
"where he was engineering officer" --> "where he was the engineering officer"?
"the overall mission was hailed a success for its ability to reach a target against stubborn opposition" -->"the overall mission was hailed a success because it had reached the target despite stubborn opposition";
"He chose Tibbets and Major Wayne Connors. Tibbets flew Major General Mark W. Clark while Connors flew Brigadier General Lyman Lemnitzer to Gibraltar" --> "He chose Tibbets and Major Wayne Connors. Tibbets flew Major General Mark W. Clark to Gibraltar while Connors flew Brigadier General Lyman Lemnitzer"?
"...as well as "Men Who Brought the Dawn" episode of the Smithsonian Networks War Stories (1995)..." --> "as well as the "Men Who Brought the Dawn" episode of the Smithsonian Network's War Stories (1995)..."?