Category Archives: Fallen Heros

The Angel Flight

I fly that plane called the Angel Flight. Got a hero riding with us tonight . . .
It don’t matter where we touch down. On the Angel Flight it’s sacred ground.
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Followup: Rickey Marson One of 26 Who Died In Assualt Attack

Casualty information from the Vietnam War is often classified and difficult to obtain, but after publishing the original story on PFC Rickey Marson a few weeks ago I continued to search. I finally discovered a brief field report describing how 24 US Marines and two Navy medics lost their lives.
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PFC Rickey Marson Remembered by Fellow Marine

Marine PFC Rickey Joe Marson from Pampa, TX was killed in action in Vietnam in 1968. A fellow Marine tells how he was by his side when he “slipped away”, how he thinks of Marson every day and how he wears his name tattooed on his arm.
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