Author Archives: Marylou Crosby Wade

Ten Years Ago, May 25, 2007. Crosby Burial at Arlington National Cemetery

Ten years ago, May 25, 2007. I was at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) burying remains of my brother, Herby [Capt. Herbert C. Crosby]. The funeral was beyond what I ever dreamed it could be. The patriotic grandeur, the glory it … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago—He’s Coming Home!

It was 10 years ago today, November 28 that my brother’s remains were “officially” declared identified. He had been listed as Missing in Action, Vietnam, since 10 January 1970.  “Officially” meaning that even though the DNA match had been a … Continue reading

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POW/MIA Recognition Day 2016

It’s National POW/MIA Recognition Day today. If you’re a member of my family, close friend, you know the pain we lived for years, waiting, praying, seeking, and hoping for information about my brother, Herby (Capt. Herbert C Crosby). He was … Continue reading

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2016 Crosby Army ROTC Scholarship Awarded to Cadet Mendoza

I look like a proud mother here, and in a way I am. I presented the 2016 Crosby Army ROTC Scholarship to Cadet Marcelo Gonzales de Mendoza at the Army ROTC (Eagle Battalion) 2016 Award Ceremony at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University … Continue reading

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Forty-six Years Ago Today – January 10, 1970

I can’t believe it’s been 46 years ago today that my brother, Herby, left this world. A tragic casualty of war, the Vietnam war. “Life goes on,” so “they” say, yet the memories, the love remain deep-rooted, strong, if not … Continue reading

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National POW/MIA Day 2015

It’s National POW/MIA Day 2015. You see that black and white POW/MIA flag every day, even if you don’t realize it, you see this flag. It’s most likely you don’t even know a POW or MIA soldier. However, if you … Continue reading

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POW/MIA Update – July 13, 2015

PROVIDED BY THE POW/MIA NATIONAL LEAGUE OF POW/MIA FAMILIES:  AMERICANS ACCOUNTED FOR:  There still has been no published change to the number  unaccounted-for since the April 10th Update.  For various reasons, including wishes of the family, DoD announcements are often delayed far beyond the … Continue reading

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