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Saturday, August 21, 2010

Oklahoma To Me - 26th Verse

Chief Warrant Officer Donald Wann & Family from the Shawnee News-Star

Oklahoma to me . . .
 is coming home

Today Officer Wann of Shawnee, Oklahoma will be laid to rest in the Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma.
  The remains of Officer Wann and another U.S. soilder, Paul Magers of Sidney, NE were identified through DNA testing in March of this year.  Both men were pilots and they died when their helicopter was shot down June 1, 1971 during a rescue mission in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam.

After almost 40 years Donald Wann is coming home.

For more about this story please go to news-star.com

Love,
Territory Mom

2 comments:

Oklahoma Granny said...

I saw a news report about this. I'm glad the two men have been identified and are now home.

RCUBEs said...

I'm praying that their return brings healing and closure to their loved ones. God bless you sister.