FAC MEMORIALS PAGE

Memorial Dedication to be held in Colorado Springs July 2013  

 

Personalized Tributes to the KIA FACs


This is a very large file and if you are on a dial-up modem

it will take a while to load, but it is worth it.

 

A Tribute to William Stephen Sanders, NAIL 44 *

 

Lost on June 30, 1970 on a SOG mission over Laos.

 

* An Audio Visual file created by Lauren Watt, a high school student in Austin TX

Finally Recognized for Being There - Overdue Thanks

A Tribute to Bob Hope in Cartoons

Living Memorial - Those who Returned
This deals with the stories of those who returned and the problems they had to overcome. It's about PTSD and real people.

Tributes to the Columbia Astronauts
This is a Power Point presentation with great pictures, but it is a big file. Be prepared for a wait if you have a slow conection.

During the Reunion of September 21-24, 2000 at Fort Walton Beach, FL a memorial was dedicated to all the FACs that died in SEA.  The memorial is in the Air Park on Hurlburt Field, FL among the planes that the FACs flew.  The remarks made during the dedication and a list of names is available.  If anyone has a story about any individual who's name is on the memorial, if you send it to the page coordinator it will be linked to the name of the individual.  This will serve as a living memorial to the individuals and help explain the words on the Memorial - "All Gave Some, But Some Gave All."

Remarks made at the FAC Memorial dedication can be found here

OV-10 67-14626 was also dedicated at that service. A picture and some history of 626 can be found here

Eulogy to the FAC's who "Gave Their All"

Names Read during the Dedication

Detail Pictures of the Memorial

Don Echelberger - echelberg@aol.com - is the POC for items and issues related to the FAC Memorial and our role in the Hurlburt Field Airpark.

                                     

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