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POW/MIA Recognition Day: Son remembers father lost for 30 years POW/MIA Recognition Day: Son remembers father lost for 30 years
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Low clouds filled the winter, night sky in North Vietnam. A bombardier navigator and his pilot partner steered their A-6 Intruder aircraft through the hills and valleys of the region’s Hanoi province. At the time, the A-6 was a state-of-the-art, attack aircraft – designed to navigate all kinds of weather. The two U.S. Navy officers weaved their way through the haze acting as a decoy aircraft – distracting enemy, surface-to-air, missile targeting systems and enabling other U.S. military aircraft to successfully carry out air strikes in the area.
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