Colony Glacier Crash Recovery Story (Alaska)

ANCHORAGE, AK, UNITED STATES 06.16.2018 Video by Airman 1st Class Richard Hayes  Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs On November 22nd, 1952, a C-124 crashed into Mount Gannett in the Chugach Mountain Range in Alaska. On June 9th, 2012, the Army National Guard located some wreckage from the C-124 crash on a routine training mission. Every year […]

Tampa woman works nearly two decades to bring heroes home

  One Tampa woman has worked tirelessly for nearly two decades to help the families of fallen service members find something they need to be at peace. “It’s so much research, I had to break it into two binders,” said Tonja Anderson-Dell as she carried two full three-ring binders to her coffee table. Since 1999, she […]

    RENTON, Wash. – WWII veteran John Ponikvar was buried on his 95th birthday. A military bugler played Taps. An Air Force honor guard fired a 21-gun salute. Then, the Chisholm, Minnesota native was laid to rest – 65 years after he died. “65 years, that’s a lifetime for a lot of people,” said Janie Fowler, […]

PVT Robert Card 1952 Military Plane Crash

Missouri Family Receives Closure From Investigation of 1952 Military Plane Crash   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Remains of a 1952 military plane crash victim have been identified as those of a man with family in Missouri. Army Private Robert Dale Card, originally of Kansas, was among 52 service members killed when their C-124 Globemaster crashed […]

2nd LT Robert Moon home coming

2nd LT Robert Moon, Arlington, VA   July 29th I went to the services of 2nd LT Robert Moon. It was a wonderful moment to sit and listen to his sister talk about his childhood and how he was her “Knight in shining Armor”.  The smile she had on her face talking about it made me see […]