Sijan’s will to survive with honor was an inspiration to other POWs during the dark days of the Vietnam War, as it should be to all of us. He demonstrated, as few have, the almost limitless capacity of the human spirit to triumph over the depredations of fate and the malevolence of lesser men.
First appeared in December 1986 issue.
Retired Lt. Col. Alan Botine will receive a Silver Star for his actions flying in support of coalition forces in Iraq in 2003.
A team of 25 researchers and scientists recently
visited the 436th Aerial Port Squadron at Dover AFB, Del., to gather
ideas for their project, which calls for them to envision the Aerial
Port of the Future.
Kaleth Wright became the 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force during a ceremony at JB Andrews, Md., on Feb. 17.
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