23 October 1968 – In October of 1968 1Lt R.E. Bryan was serving with the 612TFS out of Phu Cat AB, Vietnam. On a strafing mission over SVN, his aircraft F-100D #552921 was hit by Light aimed 50cal AAA. He ejected and was rescued by a USN ship.
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