Monthly Archives: May 2013

Colonel John F. O’Grady: Part 11: The Torn Photo

  I was only five years old when my father left to serve in Vietnam and barely six when his plane was shot down and he went missing. ¬†Yet, I remember my father with great clarity and vividness as the … Continue reading

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Colonel John F. O’Grady; The Two Bracelets

The Two Bracelets My father, Colonel John F. O’Grady was listed as Missing In Action in 1967 after his plane was shot down over North Vietnam and he parachuted into enemy territory. As the years passed and I still lived … Continue reading

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Colonel John F. O’Grady; Part 8: Return of the Prisoners

Nothing can produce emotion, passion and controversy like war. How could anyone ever forget the scene of a returning POW from Vietnam kissing the ground as he first set foot on U.S. soil after years of captivity, and the thrill … Continue reading

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