1967-8 Cruisebook photo, L-R: Ric Williams, Don Sanborn, Steve Coakley (seated in cap) and Russell
Read rescue synopsis - Air Medal - 20 August 1966
Read rescued pilot's account
Link to RESCAP pilot's page
See pictures of the rescue
|Skipper Vermilya and XO Lockwood pose with the NAAS Ream Field Football League Champions prior to the 1966 cruise.|
Cdr Vermilya presents awards to the crew involved in the 20 August rescue. L-R: Bill Roy (Silver Star), Vann Goodloe (DFC), Russell (Air Medal), and Rodger Sitko (Air Medal). VAdm Conolly (Khakis) and Capt Nyberg, CO of Kearsarge (Whites) look on.
|Russell, Vann Goodloe and Bill Roy return to the Kearsarge after another successful flight.|