Category Archives: Capt. Crosby

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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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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Remembering Herby on his Birthday

Remembering Herby, my brother on what would have been his 68th birthday. There are only a certain amount of photos I have of my brother. He’s been gone since 1970. He was 22 years old when his helicopter was lost … Continue reading

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The End of Our Memorial Day Tradition

A  Memorial Day tradition began in my family in 1970. It was a tradition to never forget our loved one, my brother, Capt. Herbert C. Crosby (Herby), who was listed Missing in Action (MIA) in Vietnam January 10, 1970. Since … Continue reading

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TSgt. Herbert Crosby – WWII

Remembering our father who died 1991. He enlisted in the United States Army Air Corp on January 10, 1941. He served until 1945 in Panama. He re-enlisted in 1953 for two years. He proudly served our country. His son, Capt … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Herby (2013)

30May69 Vietnam Dear Mon and Dad, Well here I am in a different place for my birthday again. I was just thinking of the places I’ve been the last 3 or 4 years on my birthday. I’m at LZ Baldy … Continue reading

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