May 8, 1966 was the day that changed the course of his life. (Then) USAF Pilot Lt. James Ray started his day disappointed that, due to poor weather over his assigned target, he would not be able to fly that day. After requesting to switch targets with a different pilot, […]
On May 12, 2023, an event in Tyler, Texas hosted by CampV and the Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the service of 33 Vietnam War veterans. Each received the congressional commemorative lapel pin.
Dennis enlisted in the Army when he realized his student deferment was no good. The recruiter looked at his paperwork – his educational background in Biology and Kinesiology stood out – so he stamped his documents and Dennis went to Combat Medic school. When Dennis went to Vietnam he served […]
He opened a newspaper and saw a photo of an A-1 Skyraider and said, “I want to fly that.” Little did he know the legendary future that awaited him at the controls of that airplane. Jim Beggerly served 21 years in the US Air Force and was awarded 2 Silver […]