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Death of a hero
Posted on 03/10/2011 5:01:47 PM PST by JimVT
Hero died today
KEYWORDS: a; death; hero; of
Lt. Col Hugh W. Daley, USAF (Ret) died today in San Diego at the age of 90. He was my brother. He joined the AAC in 1941, went thru B29 pilot training and then got bumped to navigator/bombardier school because of pilot overflow. Flew multi missions from Guam, Saipan,Tinian to Japan during 1944/45. Stayed in the USAF Reserve for twenty plus...was the RI Liaison to the Air Force Academy. Hell of a guy...I'll miss him. Anyone inclined can send a card to : The Daley Family 1235 River Glen Row San Diego, CA 92111
posted on 03/10/2011 5:01:49 PM PST
Condolences on your loss, Jim. He sounds like a hero to me, too.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:05:07 PM PST
(NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
May God Bless him and may he rest in peace.
I am free because of him.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:05:12 PM PST
(Impeach Obama, then try him for treason. / Homosexuals reject diversity.)
Sorry for your loss. You must be very proud though.
May he rest in peace.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:06:04 PM PST
(THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE HAS BEGUN)
You honor your brother with this post. His service is appreciated by all who love liberty!
May the LORD comfort you - and know that many appreciate such heroes.
Prayers for your family.
Heroes are hard to come by, especially given the over-use of the term today.
This was a true hero and thank you for sharing his story with us tonight.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:07:13 PM PST
(Liberalism is a philosophy of sniveling brats. /P. J. O'Rourke, 1991)
Condolences. It's the Hugh Daleys of the world we can't afford to lose.
"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."
posted on 03/10/2011 5:07:18 PM PST
(RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
He is STILL flying high in the great blue yonder above!
Godspeed to him and your kin.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:09:04 PM PST
(OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
God bless and comfort you and your family, Mr. Jim.
Our country is better because of precious people like your brother.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:09:04 PM PST
Condolences on your loss, but remember that as long as you remember him, he’s not dead.
Also know that there are a multitude of people out here who appreciate what he did and the man he was.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:11:03 PM PST
(There is no such thing as an honest democrat!)
Condolences to you and your family. May he rest in peace.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:11:11 PM PST
(~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
Sorry for your loss.
Lt. Col Hugh W. Daley, thank you for your service. RIP.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:11:42 PM PST
Soldier rest, Gently pressed,
To the calm, Mother Earth's
Duty done, Like the sun:
Thank you for your service Lt. Col Hugh W. Daley, USAF
posted on 03/10/2011 5:12:11 PM PST
posted on 03/10/2011 5:12:54 PM PST
He truly was a hero. When I passed through Guam flying on C-5’s I would often think of what it was like to fly those missions in World War 2. Those B-29 crewmen were the first to find out what a jet stream was-—the hard way. They didn’t know at first why a river of fast headwinds was up there in the stratosphere robbing them of groundspeed and fuel! The engines on the B-29 would often fail or catch fire. Every drop of gas had to be conserved—they barely had the range and duration to fly from the Marianis Islands to Japan and back.
My prayers are with his family and yours. America has lost a hero for sure.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:15:59 PM PST
(To tag or not to tag, that is the question.....)
Sorry for your loss. My condolences.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:16:44 PM PST
(Hook 'em Horns!!!)
I’m retired Air Force Jim.....God Bless your Brother an respects to you and your family.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:19:20 PM PST
(Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
It won’t be that long until we are hearing of the last WWII vet has passed just like the last WWI vet passed last week.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:20:17 PM PST
by Blood of Tyrants
(Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
That’s a beautiful tribute, Dubya.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:20:20 PM PST
May our Heavenly Father bless you and all of your brother’s loved ones with comfort and strength.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:22:47 PM PST
(May God confound the enemy)
Newspaper status wise, history wise, I could say, ......blah. Dime a dozen.
But, you know what? That is us. The majority. ( Not comparing myself to your brother) But the pluggers, the waiters, the fill-er-iners, the quiet sentries of duty, honor, country on the ramparts of the castle of common decency...that’s what uphold the hole thing.
Congratulations. You are a luck man to have such a middle of the road, such a rock solid brother.
Consider yourself, as I do an American, to for you to of had, and us to profit in some way, from such a man.
RIP, Colonel Daley, mission accomplished.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:28:47 PM PST
(Our debts are someone's profit. Follow the money, the vig.....)
God bless Lt. Col. Daley and Godspeed as he slips the surly bonds of earth.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:29:00 PM PST
(The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
Salute and Godspeed to an AF hero. Thoughts and prayers for his family and friends.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:31:06 PM PST
Condolences for your loss, as well as our loss, of this member of the greatest generation. Prayers up for all his family and friends.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:34:55 PM PST
(Proud dad of an Army Soldier preparing to deploy to Afghanistan)
posted on 03/10/2011 5:43:02 PM PST
Please accept my condolences on the loss of your brother.
My father was an AAC pilot who flew the B-24 in the 15th Air Force out of Cerignola, Italy. He passed away in 2001 at age 81. A citizen aviator, as it were.
As a Marine, I have read a lot of military history, and still stand in awe of what those warriors of the air did in World War II.
May LtCol Hugh Daley rest in peace.
posted on 03/10/2011 5:52:47 PM PST
by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar
(The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
I am sorry for your loss. Thank you for sharing a bit of his story with us.
posted on 03/10/2011 6:34:28 PM PST
I am sorry for your loss Jim. Your brother was indeed a hero, and now gets to touch the face of God.
God bless you and your family.
posted on 03/10/2011 6:39:40 PM PST
My condolences on your loss. Sounds like a heck of a guy.
posted on 03/10/2011 6:48:49 PM PST
Minds of men fashioned a crate of thunder,
Sent it high into the blue.
Hands of men blasted the world asunder,
How they lived, God only knew!
Souls of men dreaming of skies to conquer
Gave us wing, ever to soar.
With scouts before and bombers galore,
Nothing’ll stop the U.S. Air Force.
posted on 03/10/2011 6:56:58 PM PST
by Brad from Tennessee
(A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
His altitude is now unlimited ... Condolences on your loss, Jim
posted on 03/10/2011 7:20:25 PM PST
(Radical islam is real islam. Moderate islam is the trojan horse.)
A hero indeed. Condolences, Jim.
posted on 03/10/2011 8:01:24 PM PST
(What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your brother’s soul and the family/friends he leaves behind. May the Lord comfort them and bring healing into their lives. May he be remembered for his service to our Country and for being a good man. Amen.
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