Tag Archives: North Vietnam

The First Casualty

Today, 20 years ago on January 17, 1991, Operation Desert Storm began. Onboard the USS Saratoga, men prepared to go to war and they would be some of the first warriors over the beach. VFA-81, the Sunliners, was one of … Continue reading

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Ed’s Hotrod

Occasionally one of my students will ask me which airplane I liked flying the best in the Navy.  The answer I always give is, “Depends.  If I was going out to deliver weapons, no question – it is the A-7.  … Continue reading

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