Wednesday, September 21, 2011

My Father's Wingman

I can imagine my father flying around Heaven now with a wingman. His brother, my uncle, passed away this past weekend.

Uncle OG had a long career in the USAF. Where my dad was a pilot, OG was a maintainer, commanding maintenance squadrons all over the globe. Two tours at DaNang, exchange tour with the RAAF, command of C-5 and C-141 maintenance at Travis, spook ops in Europe in RB-50s - he had a varied career. After leaving the service, he worked for Bell Helicopter.

I have a lot of respect for my uncle. I will miss him.

Godpseed, Unc ...

2 comments:

Scott said...

My deepest sympathy. God be with you in your time of grief.

AP80 said...

Sorry for your loss. I will be praying for your family.