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UPDATE: ‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves’ “Restricted” Files

| October 11, 2019 | 146 Comments
UPDATE: ‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves’ “Restricted” Files

Dave Hardin was going to do an update on this but before it spills over into the Weekend Open Thread, I will do a starter post here for awareness and you may want to check back for a separate post from Dave on this subject. The Peninsula Daily News has published a followup article about […]

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UPDATE: What about Bob?

| October 3, 2019 | 83 Comments
UPDATE: What about Bob?

Just so you get a regular status on Robert ‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves, we wanted to post another update. For anybody that has limited time, we provide the above CliffsNotes. NO BOB – Not a peep. In fact, there never was a peep from Bob about all of this.  All communication has seemingly been happening through […]

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‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves – Preview of Coming Attractions

| September 25, 2019 | 185 Comments
‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves – Preview of Coming Attractions

A lot of people have been asking behind the scenes what is happening with the ‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves’ case – adding that all they hear is crickets, including around the town of Port Angeles, WA.  This is the community where a lot of people participated in the ride supporting Bob and donated to the charity […]

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“Alaska Bob” Glaves – NOT a Vietnam Veteran

| September 20, 2019 | 157 Comments
“Alaska Bob” Glaves – NOT a Vietnam Veteran

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Robert Elgin Glaves Jr, better known as “Alaska Bob” or just plain “Bob.”   Bob claims to be a Vietnam veteran, having joined the US Army at 17 years old and fought in both Vietnam and Cambodia.  Unfortunately, he contracted cancer from chemicals used in Vietnam, […]

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Valor Friday

| August 30, 2019 | 5 Comments
Valor Friday

Mason is back, and today his work honors Lance Sijan, Captain USAF, and relates to us his valor as a Phantom pilot over Viet Nam, and his incredible will as a POW. Mason The US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado can lay claim to having many heroes and notable men and women among […]

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Ron DaRonche – Another Elko NV Phony CIB

| August 26, 2019 | 257 Comments
Ron DaRonche – Another Elko NV Phony CIB

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Ronald “Vito” DaRonche, who is another POW*MIA Elko Awareness Association partner of Les Brown. In fact, DaRonche was listed as the Senior Vice Commander under Les Brown when the organization was first formed and created a website. DaRonche claims he is a twenty-five (25) year […]

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Vietnam vet’s remains identified, flown home by son 52 years later in emotional ceremony

| August 8, 2019 | 19 Comments
Vietnam vet’s remains identified, flown home by son 52 years later in emotional ceremony

Col. Roy Knight Jr was shot down in combat in 1967 in Vietnam and, after reportedly ejecting from the plane, his body was never found. After his remains were identified 52 year later, his body was returned to the United States by his son, a pilot with Southwest Airlines. Normally returning the fallen is Hondo’s […]

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Valor Friday

| August 2, 2019 | 24 Comments
Valor Friday

“BUFF” Here’s Mason, once again with a meticulously researched piece about a remarkable aircraft, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. And of the remarkable Airmen who flew in her, one position specifically. The lone enlisted guy. The tail gunner. Mason The B-52 is legendary. It’s one of the oldest American airframes still in service, and continually so […]

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