The memorial website with a longer “life story” and many more photos is at:


Family video tribute created by Rita Holcomb (H’s cousin)


NTAAFAG video created by John Visser (USAFA ’77)

H Ownby Memoral Facebook link

All Unit Birddog Reunion 2017



Visit the Scholarship Page for the 2017 winners!

Related Links:

TV Channel KVIE in Sacramento has produced a series of interviews about the war in Southeast Asia. Four of our own Ravens are among those interviewed. Gene Hamner, Joe Scheimer, Tom Palmer and Jerry Hare. Briggs Diuguid is featured in Mareth Chan’s interview. The interviews can be found at:

Gene, Joe, & Tom — Well done!
Jerry– Looking forward to yours when it’s posted.
Briggs– wow!



T-28 website

Raven Will Platt’s website



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