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
Walter J. Rabe
Walt Rabe flew the F-100 from 1959-1962 with the 12th Tactical Fighter Squadron/18th Tactical Fighter Wing, out of Kadena AB, Okinawa. From 1962-1964 he was assigned to the 355th Tactical Fighter Squadron/354th Tactical Fighter Wing out of Myrtle Beach AFB, SC, where he continued to fly the F-100.
After a year flying the O-1 in Vietnam, in 1967 he remained in Vietnam and returned to flying the F-100 with the 306th Tactical Fighter Squadron.