Tag Archives: Herby 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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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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Happy Birthday Herby

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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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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Burial of Additional Remains-Capt. Herbert C. Crosby

April 8, 2011. Arlington National Cemetery. Cold. Raining. Somber. Touching. Respectful. Honor. Tears. Love. Laughter. Family. Friend. Comrade.  It was all of those and more. I wasn’t sure what to expect that day. Wasn’t sure how the service would be held, … Continue reading

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Remembering Capt. Crosby-May 25, 2007

It was a Friday, May 25, 2007.  I was attending my brother’s funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.  I remember that day so well, and will never forget it either. The end to a long 37 years of heartache, hope and … Continue reading

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Coming Home-Memorial Day Tribute to Cpt. Crosby

This video was done by the Indian River City United Methodist Church in Titusville, Florida, which is being shown at all their services this Memorial Day weekend. It’s titled “Coming Home” a Memorial Day tribute and thank you to my brother, … Continue reading

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