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
Alton B. Winkelman
Al Winkelman was “Misty 79”. Misty Forward Air Controllers flew F-100’s at low altitude, marking enemy targets during the Vietnam War. One quarter of the “Misty’s” all volunteer unit were shot down.
After serving in the USAF, Al Winkelman moved to Utah to become a ski instructor.