Saturday, September 27, 2008

Captain Phillip L. Beachy

Vietnam POW Remembers Those Left Behind
By Judy Smestad-Nunn Jakson Time - NJ,USA
Lakehurst Naval Air Engineering Station was the site of the region's largest prisoner of war/missing-in-action remembrance service last week, holding its annual ceremony at the base chapel.
Hosted through a joint effort of the base and the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society, base Commander Captain PHILLIP L. BEACHY made the welcoming remarks to a standing-room only crowd gathered inside the chapel. BEACHY introduced this year's speaker, Chief Warrant Officer Frank Anton (retired), who was a POW in Vietnam for over five years. Click to read a touching article about the effects of the Vietnam war