LTC Sherman Edward Flanagan, Jr hailed from Westminster Md and served with the 355TFS/37TFW. On this day he ejected from his F-100 aircraft over Laos and was recovered. He had minor injuries. However, on July 21, 1968, the news read ” A Super Sabre and its pilot was lost during a mission to destroy an anti-aircraft
Gladstone J. Prater
After retiring from the USAF, Joe worked in banking until 1997. In 1997 began serving as Dean of Instruction at Valdosta Technical College in Valdosta, GA.
After retiring (for good) in June of 2008, Joe and his wife Kathy moved to Colorado to be closer to their children and grandchildren.