On this date February 17, 1968 the gallant crew of MR-5, the Roadrunners, were lost in combat over Laos. They had pierced the “Hard Air” many times before their loss. They made a difference for countless comrades who did not even know they existed. What an honor to have served with men like these.
CDR Glenn Hayden, LT. Curtis Thurman, ENS James Wonn, LTJG James Kravits, ADJ-2 Chester Coons
AT-1 Paul Donato, AEAN James Martin, ADJAN Frank Dawson, AO-3 Clay Ashby.
We remember your heroism.