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James Heady

Jim Heady loved the sky and he loved the sea, and most of all he loved his friends and family. Captain Jim continued his cosmic journey on July 20, 2021, just two days before his 76th birthday on July 22. He was an aviator, blacksmith, educator, sea captain, and loving husband, father, and grandfather. James …

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By Phil Marshall, DMZ “Dustoff 711,” 237th Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance) Camp Evans and Quang Tri, Vietnam 1969, published in Association of Naval Aviation, “Cape Fear Seahawk Newsletter,” July 2012, Vol. XV, Issue VII. In order to be “Old and Wise,” one must first be young and stupid. —Ancient U.S. Army proverb I arrived in …


Freddie Jim Mills

Colonel (Ret) Freddie Jim Mills age 91 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Aimee Jones Mills; his wife, Wanda; and daughter, Karen. Col Fred is survived by 3 children: daughter, Donna Mills Morgan (Perry) of Mabelvale AR, LTC Freddie J Mills, Jr. …

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