August 21, 2008

"We Were Soldiers" CMoH Hero Pilot Passes

Ed Freeman, a helicopter pilot that flew fourteen missions into a hot landing zone to re-supply the 7th Cavalry and evacuate wounded soldiers in the Ia Drang Valley, has died at 80.

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Posted by Confederate Yankee at August 21, 2008 07:26 AM

Truly, may he rest in peace.

Posted by: Big Country at August 21, 2008 04:05 PM

Great movie, "We Were Soldiers" I watch that one now and then on DVD, and it always makes me feel proud of the USA and our servicemen and women.

RIP Ed Freeman. A grateful nation bids you farewell.

Posted by: Barry at August 21, 2008 09:56 PM