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Dear Mom, Your Son Is Dead

Words to the Infamous Covey/Nail FAC song By Darrel Whitcomb [We hope to have music to this song available for download soon - Merlin]"Dear Mom, Your Son Is Dead" is one of the most famous of all FAC-related songs and reflects the fact that being a FAC was one of the most dangerous jobs in

By |2019-01-02T05:27:08+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Stories-Serious Stories|0 Comments

The Last Flight of Covey 87

Darrel Whitcomb (author of the BAT 21 book) contributed this eyewitness account about the only OV-10 pilot to win the Congressional Medal of Honor. By Darrel Whitcomb We are pleased to present this article about Steve Bennett, the only OV-10 driver to win the Congressional Medal of Honor in Vietnam. This was written and contributed

By |2019-01-01T22:50:25+00:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Stories-Serious Stories|0 Comments

ROCKS!! ROCKS!!

Rolfe Hunt's hair-raising tale of cutting things just a little too close in Elephant Valley! By Rolfe Hunt ©1999 Rolfe Hunt, All Rights Reserved.I served with Major Wheeler, Hostage Nan, in VMO-2 at the time he was shot down. A great guy and somewhat unusual among us OV-10 drivers - to me he seemed kind, gentle,

By |2019-01-01T22:39:24+00:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Stories-Serious Stories|0 Comments

The Last Rocket

Rolfe Hunt's graphic true story about having to save a group of Marines on the run. By Rolfe Hunt This story from Rolfe Hunt is fiction based closely on fact. The need for extract of the team, the search for sniper, the hit with the last rocket, and thoughts afterward are as factual as memory allows. All

By |2019-01-01T22:38:46+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Stories-Serious Stories|0 Comments

Better Hide That Bulldog, Marine!

An amusing anecdote about what happens when a Bronco squadron gets ahold of someone else's mascot, and a few other memories By Greg Ciesielski ©2001 Greg Ciesielski, All Rights Reserved.Hi,I found your site via eBay, I was looking for USMC patches. Wow! What a great trip down memory lane. I am a former Marine 1979-1983

By |2019-01-01T22:38:03+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Stories-Serious Stories|0 Comments