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
William G. McKoy
Bill McKoy was born in Jefferson City, Tennessee on February 28, 1935, son of William Gordon McKoy and Gladys McMahan McKoy. Bill grew up on a family farm in Rutledge, Tennessee, and he joined the U.S. Air Force and became a pilot straight out of college.
In 1967, while serving in the U.S. Air Force at Cigli Air Force Base in Turkey, Bill met the love of his life, Maryl “May” T. McKoy. They were married in England on May 15, 1970 and enjoyed exploring different parts of the world together.
In 1981, Bill retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Lieutenant Colonel and the family moved to Sonoma, California, where he enjoyed gardening, tinkering with machinery, playing bridge with May, serving as an usher at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, reading the morning newspaper, visiting with friends, spending time with his grandchildren, etc.