Tag Archives: MIA

POW/MIA Update – July 13, 2015

PROVIDED BY THE POW/MIA NATIONAL LEAGUE OF POW/MIA FAMILIES:  AMERICANS ACCOUNTED FOR:  There still has been no published change to the number  unaccounted-for since the April 10th Update.  For various reasons, including wishes of the family, DoD announcements are often delayed far beyond the … 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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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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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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National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2012 – Do They Know?

  2012 POW/MIA poster from DPMO Do they know? Do they know it’s POW/MIA Recognition Day? Do they know some have not forgotten them? Do they know some of us still care? Do they know they were knowingly left behind? … Continue reading

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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.

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Merry Christmas Herby!

  Thank you Wreaths Across America! Thank you Diehard and Digits and all Vietnam Veterans who helped lay these wreath on the graves at Arlington National Cemetery on December 10, 2011. I couldn’t make it this year to lay the … Continue reading

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