Photographs of Prisoners of War both before and after capture. Click an image to enlarge.
A.J. Meyer (left), Bob Peel (right) with Bito at Clark AFB 2-1973
Capt Colie Haines
Jim Hickerson being greeted by his mother, Faye Hickerson, at Hickory, NC Airport, April 1973
LCDR Dale Osborne, USN 9-23-1968
USS Independence – CVA 62, VF84 7/30/1965 Centurian Cake Cutting LCdr Stan Olmstead (left) Ens Porter Halyburton (right) Photo before being shot down.
Lt Col Jack Trimble
Maj Ted Gostas, US Army
Jack Trimble, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
Ben Ringsdorf at Keesler AFB with Mrs. George Wallace, 1973
B/Gen Norm Gaddis
Col James H Kasler, USAF
Col Ken Fleenor (later BGen), Homecoming at Randolph AFB 1973
Col Mike Lane on C-141 in 1973, Coming Out
LCdr Arv Chauncey
Lt Col J. Howard Dunn, US Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL During Press Interview
POW Return 1973 – Naval Hospital, Revere
Roger Lerseth – 1973
Unknown POW on C-141 – Coming Out
Wes Shierman after release.
Capt Ed Davis with Maco
Col Ray Merritt (left), B/Gen Robbie Risner (right)
Joe Crecca on plane coming home holding up magazine
Chaichan “Chip” Harnawee accepting American decorations after homecoming – Retired as a full Col Thailand Army
LTC Dan Maslowski
Rod Knutson (right)
Capt Gordon Nakagawa USN
Col Lewis Shattuck after return.
USAF Academy Ceremony Nov 16 2001 – Dedication Gen Risner’s Statue – Academy Dean One Star Gen pictured
Sgt Mike Lenker US Army 2-8-1968 to 3-16-1973
Jim Hickerson leaving Hanoi March 14, 1973.
Missing man Flight and Monument by Tony Weissgarber.
Ens Gary Lynn Thornton at Clark Air Base
Capt Leo Profilet
LTJG Ralph Gaither, USN
10-17-1965 through 02-12-1973
LTC Bob Purcell, USAF. POW 7/27/1965 to 2/12/1973
Col Ray Merrit, USAF (right)
Capt. John Borling, USAF, POW 6/1/1966 to 2/12/1973 (left)
Gathering of Eagles
The Lulus – Held separately – All captured in Laos