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Family, Firebirds and Rattlers, Stories

Hero. Brother. Mission.

Hero. Brother. Mission. Preface: I wrote this post over a year ago, and somehow it got lost in the shuffle. Thought it worthy to go ahead and publish though. My hero, my brother was declared Missing in Action in Vietnam January 10, 1970. He was an Army Captain, helicopter gunship pilot. He and his crew went down… Continue reading Hero. Brother. Mission.

Firebirds and Rattlers

Vietnam Vet Reunion-Meeting Frank Anton, Firebird 90

WOW! What a wonderful day it was Saturday at the Vietnam Veterans and All Veterans Reunion at Wickham Park in Melbourne, Florida. Dan and I headed out about 10am on our way to Melbourne. I had donned all my Firebird attire, my various pins (Gold Star, American flag, POW/MIA, Huey helicopter, Vietnam cross, Firebird logo)… Continue reading Vietnam Vet Reunion-Meeting Frank Anton, Firebird 90

Firebirds and Rattlers, Stories

Firebird Rocket Fuel

The rest of the story, but first, you must know the beginning of the story...This  photo, taken by Pete Marovich came from an article in the American Journal Magazine titled "Remembering the Fallen" written  by Jenny Jones, posted on Friday, Febuary 6, 2009. Pete and Jenny met my friend Julie Hinz of The Rolling Thunder… Continue reading Firebird Rocket Fuel