Category Archives: Capt. Crosby

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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Decorating the Memories [Decoration Day] Memorial Day 2013

It’s been six years since my brother’s remains were buried in Arlington National Cemetery. The above photos are only three of the many taken that day, yet just these three tell a story. I remember so well every moment of the … Continue reading

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Brother Awarded Purple Heart [posthumously after 43 years]

After 43 years my brother, Capt. Herbert C Crosby has received the Purple Heart, posthumously. His helicopter went down January 10, 1970. He and his Firebird Nine One crew were MIA. His remains along with his crew were all eventually … Continue reading

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GI killed in Vietnam getting Purple Heart – Army News

Article from the Army Times… GI killed in Vietnam getting Purple Heart – Army News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq – Army Times.

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