Monthly Archives: November 2012

ALPHA Strike (Part 2): Snako and Boris doing “Bidness” on same strike near Hanoi

Continuing excerpts from Not on My Watch, by Dave ‘Snako’ Kelly The following are some of my more memorable Alpha Strikes of the 1972-73 cruise.  Remembered Sky Note: On 22 July 1972, Schoolboy launched a major 30 plus plane Alpha … Continue reading

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Smokey- For love of the game

This post was originally done for Memorial Day 2012. It includes a link to  the eulogy to Smokey, read into the Congressional Record by another of  my VA-56 pals, and another of Smokey’s great friends, Max Carey. I have brought it … Continue reading

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