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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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Ten Years Ago—He’s Coming Home!

It was 10 years ago today, November 28 that my brother’s remains were “officially” declared identified. He had been listed as Missing in Action, Vietnam, since 10 January 1970.  “Officially” meaning that even though the DNA match had been a … Continue reading

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Forty-six Years Ago Today – January 10, 1970

I can’t believe it’s been 46 years ago today that my brother, Herby, left this world. A tragic casualty of war, the Vietnam war. “Life goes on,” so “they” say, yet the memories, the love remain deep-rooted, strong, if not … 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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Rattler Firebird Reunion 2014

I just returned from the 2014 reunion of Vietnam’s finest, the Rattlers and Firebirds of the 501st Aviation Battalion and 71st Assault Helicopter Company. This year’s reunion was in Fort Worth, Texas. It’s always great to visit, in person with … 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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