Final Sortie

“These Things We Do That Others May Live”
TSgt Wayne Jones died in a parachute accident on September 26, 1998.  Wayne Jones Memorial Page(Courtesy of the PJ’s.)

Chuck Salome, a Vietnam PJ, died in an accident at his home on 5 September 1998.

Two HH-60G Pave Hawk Rescue helicopters from the 66th RQS, Nellis AFB, crashed on the night of 3 September.  There were twelve souls on board the two helicopters.  There were no survivors.
Nellis AFB press releases about the accident can be found here.
Six of the Airmen are buried at Arlington.  Read the AF News article here.
A Rescue Memorial Fund has been set up to help defray the cost of transportation for the families of these crews.  Contributations can be made to the Fund at:    Nevada Federal Credit Union (1-800-388-3000) , Account No. 437801001

SrA Sean McDermott, a Pararescueman (PJ) died during a HALO parachute accident on August 13th, 1998.

Brig. General Glenn Ray Sullivan, Jan. 29, 1998

CMSGT Chuck Walther passed away in September.