Mr. Stewart Goes to Vietnam

Just minutes after a harrowing conclusion to a nearly 13-hour B-52 bombing mission, Brig. Gen. Jimmy Stewart greets relieved crew and VIPs on the tarmac at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam on February 21, 1966. (Courtesy Bob Amos) Warren E. Thompson August 2009 Brig. Gen. Jimmy Stewart flew his last bombing mission in Vietnam … Continue reading “Mr. Stewart Goes to Vietnam”

One Hell of a Man & Priest! -Vincent R. Capodanno

  Servant of God, Vincent Robert Capodanno, M.M. Nickname(s) “The Grunt Padre” Born February 13, 1929 Staten Island, New York Died September 4, 1967 (aged 38) Thăng Bình District, Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam Buried St. Peter’s Cemetery, West New Brighton, Staten Island, New York Allegiance United States of America Service/branch  United States Navy Reserve Years of service 1965–1967 Rank Lieutenant Unit Navy … Continue reading “One Hell of a Man & Priest! -Vincent R. Capodanno”

Here was a Stud 1st Class (He would of been 88 years old today)

Richard J. Meadows From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Richard J. Meadows Nickname(s) “Dick” Born June 16, 1931 Johnson Creek, Alleghany County, Virginia, U.S. Died July 29, 1995 (aged 64) Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, U.S. Buried Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, U.S. Allegiance United States of America Service/branch United States Army Years of service 1947–1977 … Continue reading “Here was a Stud 1st Class (He would of been 88 years old today)”