Category Archives: Salute

Sautes to military family and friends.

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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Liz Flick, POW/MIA Coordinator receives Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Award

Liz Flick, State and Regional Coordinator for the National League of Families (Ohio Chapter) is receiving a special award this evening from the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Foundation in Dublin, Ohio. Liz is the only person [that I know of and … Continue reading

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Salute to Firebird Nine One and Crew

This post is dedicated to my brother, Capt. Herbert C. Crosby, MIA Vietnam for over 37 years. He was a gunship pilot with the 71st Assault Helicopter Company, Chu Lai, Vietnam, 1969-70. He and his crew were listed MIA 10 … 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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Rattler Firebird Reunion 2012 – New Orleans

The Rattler Firebird Reunion in New Orleans this year! Great event, as always. 71st Assault Helicopter Company Firebirds from Summer ’69 era with Flamingo 91 far left. Firebirds Dan and Marylou at the banquet. Marylou with guest speaker Joe Galloway. Marylou, Joe … Continue reading

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Remembering Herb Crosby

  My father passed away this day in 1991, twenty-one years ago, yet it doesn’t seem that long, and then again, it seems like it’s been way too long. I miss him, yes. Dad lived a great life but was … Continue reading

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Paris Peace Accords signed January 27, 1973

The Paris Peace Accords were signed this day in 1973, ending the Vietnam War. Remember all who served in Vietnam, and the 1,678 who are still unaccounted for. It was only after Secretary of State William P. Rogers signed his … Continue reading

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