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Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Weather flight learning to read the clouds in Kyrgyzstan
An unseasonal thunderstorm clears just as the sun sets over the flightline at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan, where KC-135 Stratotanker aircrews waited out the worst of the lightning before taking off. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Lara Gale)
by Cpl. Brian M. Henner
April 11, 2006
Spc. Frank Mireles, from the 36th Infantry Division, and an Iraqi soldier patrol the city of Hit.

Talking With Heroes, April 16, 2006

April 16, 2006 Talk Show Guests

Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 11, 2006, Talking with Heroes announces the guest list for the
April 16, 2006 Talk Show. Talking with Heroes gives our men and women in the military a forum to share their mostly untold experiences while serving and helping the people in Iraq, Afghanistan and in other areas of the world in which they serve. The Talking with Heroes Talk Show which airs Live on Sunday evenings beginning at 5pm (PST) 8pm (EST) also interviews leaders from military support groups, companies, entertainers and others who help and support our troops. Guests for the April 16, 2006 Show are:

U.S. Army Reserve Major Chuck Larson also Founder of Families United for our Troops and Mission. As a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, Chuck served for a year in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom and was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service in combat. Stationed at LSA Anaconda in the heart of the Sunni Triangle, Chuck was in charge of the command’s legal affairs and spearheaded its humanitarian missions.

Upon his return from Iraq, Chuck founded Families United for Our Troops and Their Mission. Families United is a grassroots coalition of families who have lost loved ones in the war, families with loved ones in the combat zone, and returning veterans. Families United works to honor our fallen heroes and to get the good news out about all that our men and women have accomplished in the War on Terrorism.

Chuck was elected to the Iowa Legislature in 1992 – first, to the Iowa House and more recently to the Iowa Senate. He has served as the House Judiciary Chairman, passing the nation’s toughest laws on methamphetamines, and as the House Economic Development Committee Chairman, making Iowa a more competitive environment to attract and retain high paying jobs. He currently serves as the Senate Ethics Chairman.

Deborah Tainsh, Step Mom to Fallen Hero U.S. Army Sgt Patrick Tainsh who was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq on February 11, 2004. Writing initially to sort out her own grief, Deborah captured the raw and tender moments of her family’s sorrow and remembrance. Her book Heart of a Hawk: One family’s sacrifice and journey toward healing brings readers into the Tainsh family’s living room as Deborah and her husband, USMC Sgt.Major (Ret) David L. Tainsh, hear the tragic news of their son’s death and begin their struggle to toward acceptance and peace.

A portion of all proceeds from Heart of a Hawk is donated to the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors. As a TAPS mentor, Deborah talks with military families across the nation, sharing her family's continuing journey of grief, love, and hope while celebrating a son's courageous life with the message that "our children expect no less courage and giving from us than what they showed the world."

Jason West, Editor of GX: The Guard Experience magazine and Keith Kawasaki, News and Lifestyles will be “Talking with Heroes” about its embedded wartime journalism project known as “Running with the Bulls.” “Running with the Bulls” is an 18-month feature that focuses on the training and deployment of more than 4,000 Soldiers of the 34thInfantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team (BCT), also known as the Red Bulls, as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

Simultaneously, "Running with the Bulls" pays tribute to the sacrifice and strength of the Red Bulls' families. This unique coverage salutes all the Soldiers and Guard families who have experienced a deployment in the past, while providing a model to those who will experience one in the future.

By spanning three powerful media components (, the GX Intel e-newsletter, and 250,000 copies of its bimonthly printed edition), GX magazine is detailing the preparations of mobilization, the battle for Freedom, and the indescribable joys of coming home, all through the tales of one brigade. In doing so, the magazine hopes to remove some of the stigmas and mysteries of having loved ones in a theater of war.

All Talking with Heroes talk shows can be listened to Live Sunday nights at 5pm PST from the website. Previous talk shows can be heard in our past show archives 24 hours a day/7 days a week, from anywhere in the world where there is access to the internet and can be downloaded onto iPODs.

For More Information:
Bob Calvert, Talk Show Host

Thanks from the GA Soldiers' Angels

Soldiers Angels,

Thank you so much for your contributions and good wishes during the Fisher House Easter Basket Project! I cannot tell you how amazed I was at your generosity and goodwill. Without you this project would have failed to take flight. As you may recall we had only seven days to get the Fisher House baskets completed and delivered. Of these seven days, it took two days just to assemble the baskets. Luckily we far exceeded the goal of supplying the Fisher House and were able to extend a holiday greeting to 20 active wounded (all from Iraq or Afghanistan) in the rehabilitation wing of the VA Hospital in Augusta.

Thank you to Lori who was the first to arrive with bundles of goodies. Singlehandedly Lori and her family took care of the baskets for the "under 12 crowd" and thank you to Penny who arrived with two completed and wrapped baskets for the "adult only" room. Not long after, the USPS delivered four boxes from an Angel in Mississippi. These boxes contained individually wrapped snacks, pens, personal care items, and candy. Then their were heartfelt donations from the Hite Family, Van de Velde family, and the Monetta family as well. Together these donations made it possible for us to create 7 lovely baskets/gift bags for the rooms at Fisher House complete with age appropriate gifts for the four children. Each basket contained two novels, a puzzle book, pen, mug or glass, tea or coffee, soap/lotion/anti-bacterial handwash, sponges, candy of every kind, cookies, snacks, gum, and so much more!

There was so much left over that we were able to create gift bags for 20 active wounded. Each gift bag included: a separate large bag of mixed candy, trail mix, two or three individual snacks, a puzzle book and pen, lotion and soap, popcorn, and cheese and crackers or peanut butter crackers. Loren - an Angel from Athens - drove down to meet us in the worse possible weather bearing boxes and boxes of homemade cookies, chocolate bars, and chocolate lollipops. Each wounded as well as each of the Fisher House baskets received at least two bags of cookies, a chocolate bar and/or one or more lollipops. The baskets and the bags were heavy with love! At both the VA and Fisher House, Loren left a Styrofoam box wrapped in shining paper with lollipops sticking out as a communal gift. These "lollipop trays" were placed in the day room and the living room where anyone could sample a homemade lollipop.

The visit to VA would not have been possible without donations nor would it have been possible if Mrs. Johnson had not intervened to coordinate the visit. A frequent visitor to this ward at the VA, Mrs. Johnson is cleared to meet with patients. Her involvement secured us the permission to enter the facility on the weekend and to deliver our bundles. She also steered us towards the gifts most in need by these young people: drinks to be used in their monthly "therapy cookouts". During these events the patients have an opportunity to plan a meal, leave the hospital, visit the grocery store, shop for the food, bring it back and unpack it, perform the cooking and cleaning up and enjoy a good meal together as a family. This is considered therapy because the patients have been dependant on mess halls and hospitals to provide them with food for the last couple of years. For many this is the first time they have done "a big shopping" since they left for war. The exercise provides them with a chance to mingle with the public, get use to the stares and questions, learn to shop in a store not completely accessible to the disabled, and learn to cook given their various injuries. This month is a chili cook-off and is highly anticipated by all. We supplied: six 12 packs of soda, four cases of Capri-Sun, three cases of ice pops, and two jumbo boxes of Cheez-Its. Most of the wounded were out for the day at the Masters but we left a bag in every room regardless. Those patients who remained behind seems stunned by our appearance on a rainy Saturday afternoon! There were quiet good wishes and lots of shyness. No patient wanted to take "extras" even after we assured them that everyone in the ward was receiving a we left the extra items on the tables in the day room. There were two patients who were so excited to see us that they engaged us in long conversations. One fellow even hung up the phone when we arrived, telling his Aunt that he loved her and would have to call her back. His story was so touching and he was in good spirits by my heart was heavy none-the-less. He is so young - too young - to know the things that he knows.

It was a wonderful experience all around and thank you to Loren, Mr and Mrs Johnson and my husband for helping to distribute the donations. The weather was really bad and it was a long drive but meeting all of you was a delight! I have attached photos which I hope you can all see. If you problems receiving these photos, please let me know.


Sheila "Trixie" Boyd
Soldiers Angel, GA

Way to go Trixie, April, and the GA Soldiers' Angels - and to all who helped with this project.

DIWANIYAH PATROL — U.S. Navy sailors from the U.S. Navy's explosive ordnance disposal unit and Polish army soldiers, stop to pose with a camel during a mission with the 8th Iraqi Army Division explosive ordnance disposal unit in Diwaniyah, Iraq, April 8, 2006. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason T. Bailey

In Today's News - Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Quote of the Day
Liberty cannot be caged into a charter
or handed on ready-made to the next generation.
Each generation must recreate liberty for its own times.
Whether or not we establish freedom rests with ourselves.

-- Florence Ellinwood Allen

News of Note
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Civilians killed in Falluja clashes
Jaafari seen losing bid to lead next Iraq cabinet
In Iraq, Sunnis, Kurds maintain opposition to Jaafari
Officials grapple with ethnic split in Iraqi forces

Operation Enduring Freedom
Six School Children Killed in Afghan Rocket Blast
Afghan market goods include U.S. secrets, data on troops
Taliban 'hard to combat' in Afghanistan, US military says

Homeland Security / War on Terror
Harrowing Testimony at Moussaoui Sentencing- Video: Moussaoui Trial
29 Indicted Over Madrid Terror Bombings
Military: Slay plot foiled in Lebanon

'We Want to Send a Message'
Clinton, Schumer and Kennedy speak - Video
Immigration marches put charge in Hispanic power
Immigration rallies sweep US
Marches, public opinion increase pressure for immigration overhaul
Immigration rally floods Seattle's streets
Politicians, 500 people attend event here (Chicago)
Even some with green cards feel anxious

Hamas Rising
Bank crisis pushes Hamas gov't to financial brink
Israel suspends security ties to Palestinian government

Worldwide Wackos
Bush: U.S. Won't Strike Iran- Video: 'Wild Speculation'
Iran rejects reports of military plan by US
US threatens to restrict movement of Venezuelan envoy

Video: Bush Explains Why He Wanted Intel Declassified
Bush struggles to turn it around
Opinions on Bush cast a shadow over GOP
Phone records show people in election phone jamming called White House

U.N. News
U.N. Can Prove Itself With Handling of Iran, Bolton Says

Best, worst places to live?
Big Brother inmates released to vote
Lawsuit Filed in Detroit 911 Call Response (FYI, make sure if you call 911, you sound desperate enough...)
$218 trillion phone bill uncalled for, man says
Owner of Gein's land receives 1 low bid (This is the 'Psycho' farm)
Turkey barges into Indiana library

Other News of Note
Turning the Corner - Israeli gov't ends PM's tenure
Reasonable Doubt? (Duke rape case)
Berlusconi Contests Rival's Victory Claim in Italian Vote
State of Emergency Declared in Seven California Counties

Fox News
RU-486 Didn't Cause Woman's Death, FDA Says
Schwarzenegger Gets Max Money From Bloomberg
Nepalese King Orders Massive House Searches
Ex-Enron CEO: I'm Innocent
Stocks to Watch: Genentech
Bank of America to Cut Jobs

Reuters: Top News
Specter of paralysis hangs over Italy after vote
Sandstorm hits north China - Play Video
France faces more protests, asks if reform possible
US, China discuss reviving N.Korea nuclear talks
Nepal police open fire to break anti-king protests
Louisiana officials say Katrina recovery wasteful
Bush urged to secure Chinese dissident's release
Europe's Venus space probe enters orbit
Global warming threatens extinctions: report
Fujitsu to launch PCs with advanced disk drives
Innovation, rights key in Microsoft's EU case
GM to shed stake in Isuzu to Japan trade firms, bank
China blames surplus on US high-tech export curbs
Mercedes-Benz focuses on safety for new E-Class car
Marks & Spencer's Q4 sales smash forecasts
LG.Philips LCD swings to Q1 profit, glut a worry
Canal Plus to sell PSG soccer club to investors
European stocks mixed ahead of ZEW, Italy droops
Nikkei down as chip stocks fall
Bausch & Lomb halts US shipments of lens solution
Boeing rallies on China order optimism
Embarcadero falls; Alcoa gains
Why hedge the weather
Weather derivatives Part I
Metals seen strong to end of decade
Study uses nanoparticles to kill cancer cells
Group says diet drug linked to pre-cancer

AP World News
Prodi Declares Victory in Italian Election
Skilling Vows to Fight Enron Charges
Lott Lawyer: State Farm Destroying Papers
Mars Rover Spirit Heads to Alternate Home
Kiefer Sutherland Signs on for More '24'
NASA to Crash Space Probe Into Moon
Man in L.A. Ferrari Crash Is Arrested
France Puts End to Controversial Jobs Law
Canadian Cops Nab 5 in Deaths of 8 Bikers

The Seattle Times
Katrina evacuees head home to vote for mayor
Doctors try balloon for chronic sinusitis
Spacecraft may shed light on Venus
Gossip columnist says he was set up
Seashells hold key to building a better battery
Disarray thrives in political vacuum in Iraq
Saudi king opens doors, lifts taboos
Kenya officials among 14 killed in crash

Chicago Sun-Times
Feds: Files destroyed in hiring probe
Union wants license-plate screening
Boy, 3 others killed when car slams into crowd
Emergency chief to collect $281,280 a year
Could Navy Pier be used for Olympics?
Man admits trespassing near Midway runways
Gemini 12 capsule docks at Adler
Priest's release from prison blocked
Latest leak sparks call to close down nuclear plant
Cheney was hunting victim in 1990s
Prosecutors seek at least 30 years for freed Death Row inmate Patterson

Boston Globe: World
African leaders launch school push
Kremlin takes steps to polish Russia's image abroad
EU places visa ban on leader of Belarus
Report ties 38 deaths in China to swine

CENTCOM: News Releases






Department of Defense
Iraqis 'Determined to Live in Freedom' - Story - Remarks - Iraqi Freedom Day Special
Zarqawi, al Qaeda Threaten Iraqi Security - Story
New Government Will Validate Iraqi Courage - Commentary - Iraqi Freedom Day Special
Strategy Preserved Iraqi Infrastructure, Lives - Story
Afghan Police Secure Towr Kham Border - Story

Coalition Trains Iraqi Police to Protect Leaders - Story
3 Electrical Substations Completed in Najaf - Story
U.S. Troops Train Iraqis on GPS, Lifesaving - Story
Riggers Prepare Supplies for Afghans in Need - Story

Bayji Council Coordinates Security Efforts
Cleaner Water Available for Basra Residents

Governor, Khost Residents Celebrate Project
Forward Deployed B-52 Pilot Surpasses 5,000 Hours

Enlisted Soldier Fulfills Dream of Becoming a Pilot - Story

Group Raises Funds for Hospitals - Story

Joint Effort Targets Insurgents
Khalilzad Emphasizes Progress
3 U.S. Soldiers Die in Anbar Action
Rumsfeld Urges Caution
Troops Note Progress
Day More than Falling Statue
Forces Kill, Capture Terrorists
Fact Sheet: Progress and Work Ahead
Report: Strategy for Victory in Iraq
Iraq Daily Update
This Week in Iraq (PDF)
Multinational Force Iraq
State Dept. Weekly Iraq Report (PDF)
'Boots on the Ground' Audio Archive
Iraq Reconstruction

Leaders Urge Close Cooperation
Forces Kill Taliban Commander
PRT Commanders' Topic: Security
Forces Destroy Rocket in Ghazni
Afghanistan Update

Defense Backs Down in Teen's Case
Commission Argues Representation
Proceedings Begin Despite Boycott
Supplemental Funds Security
Defense Chiefs: Time to Stand Firm
Fact Sheet: Budget Request
Fact Sheet: War on Terror
Fact Sheet: Terror Plots Disrupted
Waging and Winning the War on Terror
Terrorism Timeline
Terrorism Knowledge Base

Nassau Group Transits Suez Canal
OEF, OIF Vets Get Job Preference
England Named Deputy Secretary
Enlisted Advisor Talks to Grads
IED Survivors Apply Experiences
National Guard, Reserve Update

Officials Identify Army Casualty - Story

Al Azamiyah Al Basrah Al Hillah Al Karkh Al Kazimiyah
An Nasiriyah Baghdad Baqubah Mosul Najaf Nineveh Tall Kayf

Bost/Laskar Ghurian Herat Kabul Qandahar


Today in History
0672 - Deusdedit III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0678 - Donus ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1471 - King Edward IV of England conquers London from Henry VI
1512 - Battle at Ravenna - France under Gaston de Foix beats Spanish Army
1551 - English premier John Dudley appointed duke of Northumberland
1564 - England & France sign Peace of Troyes; Liege Prince-Bishop Robert van Bergen resigns
1567 - Dutch Prince William of Orange flees from Antwerp to Breda
1579 - Venlo joins Union of Utrecht
1580 - Drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
1677 - Battle at Montcassel - French troops beat Prince William III
1689 - William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
1713 - Peace of Utrecht; France cedes Maritime provinces to Britain - English, Prussian, Savoois, Portuguese & French peace treaty
1814 - 1st abdication of France by Napoleon; he is exiled to Elba
1848 - Hungary becomes constitutional monarchy under King Ferdinand of Austria
1856 - Battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans
1862 - Rebels surrender Fort Pulaski, GA
1863 - Battle of Suffolk, VA (Norfleet House)
1865 - Battle of Mobile AL - evacuated by Confederates; Lincoln urges a spirit of generous conciliation during reconstruction
1876 - Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks is organized; Sir Charles Gordon ends religious tolerance in Sudan
1881 - River ferry "Princess Victoria" sinks in Thames River Ontario, 180 die
1890 - Ellis Island designated as an immigration station
1891 - 8 year old Jewish tailor's daughter disappears in Greece, rumour spreads that she was a Christian girl ritually killed by Jews
1898 - President William McKinley asks for Spanish-American War declaration
1899 - Treaty of Paris is ratified, ending war; Spain cedes Puerto Rico to US
1900 - US Navy's 1st submarine made its debut
1902 - Battle at Rooiwal, South-Africa
1906 - Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity
1921 - Iowa imposes 1st state cigarette tax; Turkestan ASSR is established in Russian SFSR
1924 - Socialists win Denmark's parliamentary elections
1925 - Abd el-Krims Rifkabylen beats French army in Morocco
1926 - Flemish Economic Covenant (VEV) forms in Ghent
1927 - Chilean General Carlos Ibáñez names himself president
1929 - Loetafoon celluloid film system demonstrated in Amsterdam
1933 - Hermann Göring becomes premier of Prussia
1939 - Hungary leaves League of Nations
1941 - Germany blitzes Conventry, England; Jewish Weekly newspaper taken control by Nazis; Nazi occupiers in Netherlands confiscate Jewish assets
1942 - Distinguished Service Medal for Merchant Marines authorized
1943 - Frank Piasecki, Vertol founder, flies his 1st (single-rotor) craft
1944 - RAF bombs census bureau in The Hague
1945 - Allies liberate 1st Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald, Germany; SS burns & shoots 1,100 at Gardelegen; US captures Tsugen Shima; US troops conquer Mülheim, Oberhausen, Bochum, Unna, Essen
1950 - Prince Rainier III becomes ruler of Monaco; US B-29 bomber shot down above Latvia
1951 - President Harry Truman fires General Douglas McArthur
1953 - Oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, & Welfare
1956 - Singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham theater by whites; French government decides to sends 200,000 reservists to Algeria
1957 - Ryan X-13 Vertijet becomes 1st jet to take-off & land vertically; Pablo Neruda arrested in Buenos Aires
1959 - Dutch prince Bernhard visits Lockheed factory
1960 - 1st weather satellite launched (Tiros 1)
1961 - Israel begins the Adolf Eichman WWII crimes trial; Austrian 4th & last government of Raab resigns
1965 - 40 tornadoes strike US midwest, killing 272 & injuring 5,000
1968 - President Lyndon Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act; Polish Marshal Spychalski succeeds Ochab as president; West Berlin student Rudi Dutschke seriously wounded at demonstration
1970 - Apollo 13 launched to Moon; unable to land, returns in 6 days
1972 - Benjamin L. Hooks named to the FCC
1974 - WWII war criminal JP Philippa arrested
1979 - Ugandan dictator Idi Amin overthrown; Tanzania takes Kampala
1980 - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harrassment
1981 - Ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him; Race riot in London area of Brixton
1983 - NASA launches RCA-F
1984 - Challenger astronauts complete 1st in space satellite repair; Soyuz T-11 returns to Earth; Chinese troops invade Vietnam; General Secretary Konstantin U Chernenko named President of Soviet Union
1986 - Dodge Morgan completes nonstop sail solo around the world in 150 days; Halley's Comet makes closest approach to Earth this trip, 63 million km; A Canadain 1921 50¢ piece auctioned in NYC for $22,000
1991 - Space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) lands; UN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration
1992 - Euro-Disney opens near Paris, France; Irish Republican Army bombs London financial district, killing 3
1993 - Kirsan Ilumzjinov installed as President of Kalmukkie

1370 - Frederick I, the Warlike elector of Saxony
1770 - George Canning, British PM (1827)
1794 - Edward Everett, (Governor-MA), statesman/orator
1825 - Ferdinand Lassalle, French politician/founder (Allgemeiner)
1837 - Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth Union Army Colonel
1862 - Charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41)
1862 - William W. Campbell, US astronomer/director Lick Observatory
1867 - John P. Lotsy, Dutch botanist/geneticist (Genetics)
1893 - Dean G. Acheson, statesman/US Secretary of State (1949-53)
1902 - Quentin Reynolds, newscaster (Its News to Me)/author (FBI)
1910 - Antonio Sebastiao Ribiero de Spínola General/President of Portugal
1918 - Richard Wainwright, MP
1919 - Hugh Carey (Governor-NY)
1929 - Lawrence Coughlin (Representative-PA)
1930 - Nicholas F. Brady, US Secretary of Treasury (1988-93)
1930 - W. G. [Bill] Hefner (Representative-NC)
1932 - F. Gregory Neubeck, USAF pilot
1938 - Michael Deaver, politician/influence peddler (S&L scandal)
1941 - Frederick "Rick" Hauck, astronaut (STS-7, STS 51-A, STS-26); David Lyle Boren (Senator-OK)
1942 - Anatoli Nikolayevich Berezovoi Enem Adygeya, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-5)
1947 - Michael Hindley, British Member of European Parliament
1955 - Piers J. Sellers, PhD/astronaut

0678 - Donus, Italian Pope (676-78)
1034 - Romanus III Argyrus, Byzantine emperor (1028-34), assasinated by wife
1240 - Llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great, monarch of Wales (1194-1240)
1512 - Gaston de Foix, French pretender to Navarra throne, dies in battle
1783 - Nikita I Panin, Russian earl/ambassador in Denmark, dies at 64
1875 - Heinrich Schwabe, discoverer of 11-year sunspot cycle
1902 - Hendrik Potgieter, South African Boer General, dies in battle
1903 - Gemma Galgani, Italian saint, dies at 25
1906 - James A. Bailey, circus showman (Barnum & Bailey), dies at 58
1916 - Richard Harding Davis, journalist, dies at 52
1921 - Augusta Victoria, Queen of Prussia/wife of Emperor Wilhelm II
1945 - Kamiel van Baelen, Flemish resistance fighter (in Dachau), dies at 29
1970 - John H. O'Hara, US journalist (Pal Joey, Rage to Live), dies at 65
1985 - Enver Hoxha, party leader/premier of Albania, dies at 76
1989 - Henk van Galen, Last Dutch journalist, dies at 68
1993 - Mohammed el-Himi, Brigadier-General of Egyptian police, murdered; Rachmon Nabiyev, President of Tadzjikistan (1973-92), dies at 63
1994 - Johan Block, Dutch aviation pioneer (Martinair/Transavia), dies at 64
1996 - Daniel Wolf, journalist, dies at 80; Jessica Dubroff, hoped to be youngest to fly across US, crashed at 7

Reported Missing in Action
Swanson, William E., USNR (MN); A1H hit by flak and crashed, Killed, BNR

Whittemore, Frederick H., USN (NV); A4F shot down, KIA/BNR

Nelson, Jan Houston, USMC (FL); A4E shot down, KIA/BNR

Buerk, William Carl, USAF (CA); F100D shot down, KIA/BNR