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About coloneljohnogrady

Colonel John F. O'Grady a United States Naval Academy graduate, and aeronautical engineer and fighter pilot for the U.S. Air Force was shot down over Vietnam on April 10, 1967. Though he ejected from his crippled aircraft he was listed as Missing In Action. John O'Grady earned the Silver Star, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, Two Bronze Medals and the Purple Heart. Read this heroes fascinating story and about the impact on his wife and seven children.

A Soldier’s Daughter

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Colonel John O’Grady; A Soldier’s Daughter

Colonel John O'Grady; A Soldier's Daughter.

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Colonel John O’Grady Part 5: The Parents

Colonel John O'Grady Part 5: The Parents.

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Colonel John O’Grady; A Soldier’s Daughter

Colonel John O'Grady; A Soldier's Daughter.

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Colonel John F. O’Grady; The Two Bracelets

Colonel John F. O'Grady; The Two Bracelets.

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Colonel John O’Grady Part 2: The Biography

Colonel John O'Grady Part 2: The Biography.

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O’Grady’s Legacy

O'Grady's Legacy.

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O’Grady’s Legacy

Colonel O’Grady died trying to save innocent civilians, he died a hero and deserves to be returned home to his family. The Mu Gia Pass area was one of the most heavily traveled sections of the Ho Chi Minh Trail … Continue reading

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Colonel John O’Grady Part 2: The Biography

John O’Grady was born on August 31, 1929 in New Hyde Park, New York to Irish immigrants. He attended La Salle High School, a prestigious, private Military Academy. He attained the top ranking of his class, reaching the top ten … Continue reading

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Bring Home Colonel John F. O’Grady A Hero

Please help Bring Colonel John F. O’Grady Home!  Col OGrady was shot down over Vietnam in 1967 and went missing, leaving behind a wife and seven children.  I am  the youngest daughter of the seven children and after over 30 … Continue reading

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