The AFA Class of 1968 Honored those

 Killed In Action Classmates Who
were Forward Air Controllers

     The AFA Class of 1968  presented a check for $10,000 to the 2008 Forward Air Controllers Memorial Committee. This was a contribution of two thousand dollars in honor of each of their five Classmates who were killed-in-action while flying as Forward Air Controllers (FAC): John Duffy, Ted Hallenbeck, Paul Jackson, John Ryder, and Willis (Grant) Uhls.


To view the US Air Force Academy graduates names  listed on the Memorial, click here.

      The Dedication Ceremony was attended by over 200 members of the Class of 1968 and their guests.


Thanks to Jimmie H. Butler, '63, Jim Palmer (FAC Assn), Rhip Worrell and Gene Rose for this story information.


To return to the Dedication Ceremony Page click here.