Category Archives: Salute

Sautes to military family and friends.

Escorting the Traveling Wall to Wickham Park

Fabulous day. Rolling Thunder Florida Chapter One (RTFL1) members gathered at Kay’s BBQ in Cocoa for breakfast before heading to the staging area at Eastern Florida State College (EFSC) for the escort. Members of the Vietnamese Unforgettable Memories Foundation (VN3KT) joined … Continue reading

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Gold Star 50th Vietnam Lapel Pin

I was honored, and pinned, Sunday, April 28, by the Vietnamese Unforgettable Memories Foundation (VN3NK) from Orlando, at the Rolling Thunder Florida Chapter One monthly meeting. What an unexpected surprise. It’s a beautiful lapel pin, which I will proudly wear … Continue reading

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Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration 2019

The ceremony was opened with a Huey helicopter flyover (hat tip to Brevard County Sheriffs Office), the most iconic symbol of the Vietnam War. Every Vietnam veteran felt some relief when hearing the sound of a Huey coming their way while … Continue reading

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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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Wreaths Across America 2014

I can’t physically be there today, Saturday, December 13, 2014, but I can in spirit. It is the same process every year. It is one of the most emotional experiences I have ever done. It brings such satisfaction, such love, … Continue reading

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Herb Crosby, Army Air Corps

Going through some old family photos earlier today I came upon this one. It is of Dad when he was in the Army Air Corps, serving in Panama, however I’m not sure what year this was taken. He served from January … Continue reading

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Remembering My Dad, Herb Crosby – 2/28/1920 – 5/27/1991

(This is a repost, updated a little, from one I did two years ago.) My father passed away this day in 1991, twenty-three years ago, yet it doesn’t seem that long, and then again, it seems like it’s been way … Continue reading

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