• Vietnam War Helicopter Pilot Leads July 13 Lecture

Vietnam War Helicopter Pilot Leads July 13 Lecture

Monday, July 1, 2013

Retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Dale Stovall featured speaker

SEATTLE, July 1, 2013--Combat helicopter expert, retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Dale Stovall, leads a July 13 program recalling the role of Sikorsky HH-53 "Jolly Green Giant" helicopters in rescue missions during the Vietnam War. Stovall will be speaking with Museum of Flight Docent Jim Platt, both of whom flew numerous rescue missions in "Jollies" during the war. Stovall went on to command Special Operations Helicopter units, establishing himself as one of the foremost experts on combat helicopter operations in the world. These men will share their harrowing, heroic, and humbling experiences with the Jolly.

Stovall's biography can be found online.

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