Category Archives: Salute

Sautes to military family and friends.

Remembering Firebird Nine One and Crew

January 10, 1970 Standing tall in honor and memory of Firebird Nine One crew: Capt. Herbert C. Crosby, WO3 George Andrew Howes, WO1 Wayne C Allen, and WO1 Francis G. Graziosi, all U.S. Army. Advertisements

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Merry Christmas George Andrew (Andy) Howes

This photo is of the grave of George Andrew (Andy) Howes on December 10, 2011, after being decorated and honored by Wreaths Across America. Thank you Diehard, Digits, and all Vietnam Veterans who particpated in this honorable event. Love you … Continue reading

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Firebird Nine One Crew Drawing by Massachusetts Artist

This pencil drawing was given to our family at the funeral of WO George A. (Andy) Howes earlier this month in Arlington, Virginia. The drawing was done by artist Gina Johnson of Woburn, MA. Gina has sketched many military members … Continue reading

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Capt. Crosby Funeral by Rolling Thunder

Last month I contacted the president of the Viriginia Chapter 3 Rolling Thunder to invite them to the funeral of WO3 George Andrew Howes at Arlington National Cemetery, August 5.  This chapter, including many, many other Rolling Thunder chapters across … Continue reading

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Facebook Page for Andy Howes

View the In Memory Facebook page for Andy: Facebook: In Memory of George Andrews [Andy] Howes Lots of information, photos, video of Knox, Indiana Welcome Home services.

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Happy Birthday, America!

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. The wretched refuse of you teamming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” … by Emma Lazarus.     … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Captain Crosby

“Mom, Mom!,” yelled the little boy running into the house with excitement. “Mom. Guess what?” “What son?,” mom asked. “Someone else has a birthday today too!” “Well Herby, how do you know that?” “Because their house has a flag hanging … Continue reading

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