“Misty Forward Air Controllers Over Vietnam” – Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd – Friday Pilots

/“Misty Forward Air Controllers Over Vietnam” – Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd – Friday Pilots

“Misty Forward Air Controllers Over Vietnam” – Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd – Friday Pilots

Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd

Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd

A small group of volunteers flew very dangerous Forward Air Control missions over North Vietnam in F-100 Super Sabre aircraft.  28% were shot down, some twice.

Major General (Ret.) Donald Shepperd.   267 combat missions in Vietnam, Commander of the Air National Guard, CNN Military Analyst and Author. Don is the editor of a new book “The Friday Pilots” – a compilation of the stories of 20 retired pilots who lunch every Friday here in Tucson.  Proceeds for sale of the book go to benefit the campaign to build a Southern Arizona Fisher House

2018-03-01T11:57:27+00:00 January 25th, 2015|