Veterans Links


Special Thanks to the following people for their help in this project:


Mike McGrath, Paul Galanti, Dick Stratton, Ken Cordier, and a bunch of other "ex-cons" from


These guys are true heroes, great Americans, and a valuable source of information for this project.

Chuck & Mary Schantag with the

P.O.W. Network

Mary is always there to help out and has supplied an enormous amount of research for this project.

Our friend Chuck Schantag passed away on February 23, 2012. We will miss his friendship and support.

Doug Sterner with

Home of Heroes & the Military Times Hall of Valor

Doug's web site is a great source of information on our military heroes and he helped supply a lot of the medal citations.

Steve Blake & Kelly Kalcheim with the

P-38 National Association

Steve & Kelly help out with research on aces and pilots that flew the P-38 Lightning.

Robert H. Powell, Marc Hamel, and Sam Sox with the

352nd Fighter Group Association

These guys have supplied valuable information on members of the 352nd FG in WWII.

Joe Noah with the

Preddy Memorial Foundation

Joe helped supply information on George & Bill Preddy, and also with some 352nd FG tributes.

Byron Hukee with the

Official A-1 Skyraider Site

Byron helps out with information related to pilots that flew the A-1 Skyraider.

Todd Joyce with the

Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

Todd helps out with research relating to the 80 Doolittle Raiders.

Heath Robison with

HR Graphics Photography &

Idaho Heroes

Heath supplied many of the wonderful ribbon images you see on the tributes.

Walt Cross with

Walt Cross Books

Walt is a military historian and writer that supplies a lot of historical information for this project.


The Base Historians that supplied me with information and photos:

The Historian for the 305th Air Mobility Wing and McGuire AFB, New Jersey

The Historian for the 81st Training Wing and Keesler AFB, Mississippi


The following websites are great sources of information for our Veterans.  Also listed are some Veteran-Owned Companies and other links of interest:

8th Air Force Fighter Command

9th Fighter Squadron of the 49th Fighter Group

A-1 Skyraider Association

A-4 Skyhawk Association

Aircraft Serial Number Search

Air Force Association

Air Force Historical Research Agency

Air Force Security Forces Association

American Battle Monuments Commission

American Ex-Prisoners of War

American Fighter Aces Association

American Legion

American Veterans Center

Arlington National Cemetery

Army Air Crews

Army Aviation Association

Bob Certain's Unchained Eagle Website

Bud Anderson's Website

Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office

Department of Defense

Dick Rutan's Website

Ejection History

F-86 Sabre Pilots Association

Force Logistics Command

Forward Air Controllers Association

G.I. Museum

Guy Gruters' Web Site

Korean War Project

Lone Survivor Foundation

MacArthur Memorial

Marcus Luttrell

Military Aviation Museum, Virginia Beach, VA


National Archives

Night Stalker Association


On Eternal Patrol

Preddy Memorial Foundation

Quizmo's Limited

Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association

Roadrunners Internationale

The Society of Wild Weasels

Ted Guy's Hanoi Hilton Site

The Eagle Still Flies

UDT-SEAL Association

USAF Rotorheads

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Alumni Association

U.S. Army Ranger Association

U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association

U.S. Navy Blue Angels

Virtual Wall - Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Warbirds Resource Group

West Point Association of Graduates


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