Posted by: Jacqui Murray | May 7, 2014

Wednesday Hero: Capt. Edwin A. Shuman III

This post was suggested by MichaelU.S. NavyCapt. Edwin A. Shuman III

Capt. Edwin A. Shuman III
82 years old from Annapolis, Maryland
Attack Squadron 35
Oct. 7, 1931 – Dec. 3, 2013

Edwin Shuman, III, a retired Navy pilot, and former POW who was held for five years in Vietnam, passed away two months ago. He had flown 18 missions over Vietnam when his plane was shot down north of Hanoi. He and his navigator were both captured.You can read more about Capt. Shuman here

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy everyday. For that, I am proud to call them Hero.
We Should Not Only Mourn These Men And Women Who Died, We Should Also Thank God That Such People Lived

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  1. Such a thankless war where we lost so many good men. May he rest in peace.


    • I often wonder how parents made peace with deaths like these.


      • Take my word for it, you don’t.


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