I've mentioned it previously, about the son of a former squadron mate that I met here
in the local Denton area.
Bill Sullivan Jr, is the son of Bill Sullivan Sr, (Sully), who was the temporary CC on YH21
on the flight to Khe Sanh, the day Capt. J.T. Riley & 1st Lt CC Smith were killed.
He was standing on the ramp of YH21 when the rocket hit the pylon hinge, and got torn
up pretty bad with shrapnel. He was sent back to the states and did recover.
Sully died in the early 80s of a heart attack.
Bill Jr gave me a nice DVD that is a tribute to his dad.
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Bob Miller was the regular CC of YH21, but Sully gave him a day off on Feb 22, 1968.
Bob will be in town from Phoenix on business next week and Bill Jr hasn't seen him in 43 years.
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Bob & I in Laughlin in 2007.
Bob went over to Sully's house in 1967, at El Toro, before we deployed to Marble and met the kids.
I've arranged a reunion of sorts for the three of us next Saturday night.
Bill is excited about meeting Bob again.
Bill is a former Recon Marine and a member of our local MCL detachment.