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Topic: travis air force base

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An aerial view of the airport control tower and passenger terminal area

An aerial view of the airport control tower and passenger terminal are...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

An aerial view of the runway and flight line area

An aerial view of the runway and flight line area

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

One of the returning prisoners of war undergoes a dental examination at Travis Air Force Base

One of the returning prisoners of war undergoes a dental examination a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

A view of the crowd welcoming recently released prisoners of war upon their arrival aboard a C-141 Starlifter aircraft en route from Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines

A view of the crowd welcoming recently released prisoners of war upon ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

MAJ. Edward W. Leonard, a recently released prisoner of war, greets members of his family upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

MAJ. Edward W. Leonard, a recently released prisoner of war, greets me...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

CPT James D. Cutter, recently released from a prisoner of war camp, departs Clark Air Base en route to Travis Air Force Base, California

CPT James D. Cutter, recently released from a prisoner of war camp, de...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MAJ. Wesley Schierman, a recently released prisoner of war, goes through the cafeteria line upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

MAJ. Wesley Schierman, a recently released prisoner of war, goes throu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

LT. COL. Alan L. Brunstrom, a recently released prisoner of war, greets his family upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

LT. COL. Alan L. Brunstrom, a recently released prisoner of war, greet...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

A view of the crowd waiting to welcome recently released prisoners of war due to arrive aboard a C-141 Starlifter aircraft en route from Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines

A view of the crowd waiting to welcome recently released prisoners of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

LT. COL. Robert L. Stirm, a recently released prisoner of war, greets his family upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

LT. COL. Robert L. Stirm, a recently released prisoner of war, greets ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

A view of the crowd gathered to welcome recently released prisoner of war home from Vietnam

A view of the crowd gathered to welcome recently released prisoner of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

A view of the crowd waiting to welcome recently released prisoners of war due to arrive aboard a C-141 Starlifter aircraft en route from Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines

A view of the crowd waiting to welcome recently released prisoners of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

A view of the crowd welcoming recently released prisoners of war upon their arrival aboard a C-141 Starlifter aircraft en route from Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines

A view of the crowd welcoming recently released prisoners of war upon ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

A recently released prisoner of war talks with his family upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

A recently released prisoner of war talks with his family upon his arr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

A returnee from a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp catches up on events upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

A returnee from a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp catches up on events...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

A view of the crowd waiting to welcome recently released prisoners of war due to arrive aboard a C-141 Starlifter aircraft en route from Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines

A view of the crowd waiting to welcome recently released prisoners of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

Crowds wait to welcome recently returning prisoners of war home

Crowds wait to welcome recently returning prisoners of war home

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

A view of the crowd welcoming recently released prisoners of war upon their arrival aboard a C-141 Starlifter aircraft en route from Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines

A view of the crowd welcoming recently released prisoners of war upon ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

TECH. SGT. James Cook, a recently released prisoner of war, waves from his stretcher as he is carried away from the C-141 Starlifter aircraft that was used to evacuate him from Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines

TECH. SGT. James Cook, a recently released prisoner of war, waves from...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

A view of the welcome home sign prepared to greet recently released from a prisoner of war home from Vietnam

A view of the welcome home sign prepared to greet recently released fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Wright Release Status: Released to P... more

A view of the crowd gathered to welcome recently released prisoners of war home from Vietnam

A view of the crowd gathered to welcome recently released prisoners of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

LT. COL. McKnight, a released prisoner of war, talks with his family upon arrival at Travis Air Force Base

LT. COL. McKnight, a released prisoner of war, talks with his family u...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

LCOL Bernasconi, a recently returning prisoners of war, greets members of his family upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

LCOL Bernasconi, a recently returning prisoners of war, greets members...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

A view of the crowd welcoming recently released prisoners of war upon their arrival aboard a C-141 Starlifter aircraft en route from Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines

A view of the crowd welcoming recently released prisoners of war upon ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

Major Hubert K. Flesher, a recently released prisoner of war, has his blood pressure taken upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

Major Hubert K. Flesher, a recently released prisoner of war, has his ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

A returnee from a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp is debriefed upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

A returnee from a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp is debriefed upon hi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

Major David E. Ford, a recently released prisoner of war, greets his wife upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

Major David E. Ford, a recently released prisoner of war, greets his w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

Captain Larry Chesley, a recently released prisoner of war, undergoes a physical examination upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

Captain Larry Chesley, a recently released prisoner of war, undergoes ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

A recently released from a prisoner of war departs Clark Air Base en route to Travis Air Force Base, California

A recently released from a prisoner of war departs Clark Air Base en r...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Mr. James Rollins, a recently released prisoner of war, enjoys a cake celebrating his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

Mr. James Rollins, a recently released prisoner of war, enjoys a cake ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

STAFF Sergeant Roy Madden, a recently released prisoner of war, recuperates at the Travis medical facility

STAFF Sergeant Roy Madden, a recently released prisoner of war, recupe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

Captain William W. Butler, a recently released prisoner of war, greets a member of his family upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

Captain William W. Butler, a recently released prisoner of war, greets...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

LT. CMDR. Edward d. Estes, a recently released prisoner of war, greets his family upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base

LT. CMDR. Edward d. Estes, a recently released prisoner of war, greets...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force Major Kile Dag Berg, (Captured 27 Jul 65)) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. MAJ Berg was in the second group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force Major Kile Dag Berg, (Capture...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Wendell Reed Alcorn shakes hands with BGEN William Dietrich, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Force upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCMDR Alcorn was captured by the North Vietnamese on 22 Dec 65 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Wendell Reed Alcorn shakes hands with B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Joseph S. Abbott Jr. talks to an Army officer in the lounge. MAJ Abbott was captured on 20 Apr 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Joseph S. Abbott Jr. talks to an Arm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Albert E. Carlson waves to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Carlson was captured by the Viet Cong on 7 Apr 72 and was released at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Albert E. Carlson waves to the crowd of w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Porter Alex Halyburton talks on the phone in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCMDR Halyburton was captured on 17 Oct 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Porter Alex Halyburton talks on the pho...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. in his hospital bed at the Grant Medical Center. SSGT Madden was captured on 22 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. in his hospital bed ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

As MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James looks on, former POW and U.S. Air Force 1ST LT William Youl Arcorui (Captured 22 Dec 72) greets his wife after his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base. LT Arcorui was in the first group of POWs released by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

As MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James looks on, former POW and U.S. Air Force...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

After a brief refueling stop, the first group of Prisoners of War released in Hanoi by North Vietnam walk on the red carpet toward their waiting aircraft. They are lead by Pacific Command's officials and POW, U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton, (Captured 18 Jul65). The POWs were enroute from Clark Air Base, Philippines to Travis Air Force Base, CA and then to be reunited with their families in the states

After a brief refueling stop, the first group of Prisoners of War rele...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Hickam Air Force Base State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSG... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S.Air Force LT COL Lewis Wiley Shattuck, (Captured 11 Jul 66) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. LT COL Shattuck was in the third group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S.Air Force LT COL Lewis Wiley Shattuck, (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army SP4 Richard Springman (Captured 25 May 70) walks off the flight line with his escort after arriving from Clark Air Base. SP-4 Springman was released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army SP4 Richard Springman (Captured 25 May 70) wa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington with Navy officer in the lounge. LCMDR Purrington was captured on 20 Oct 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington with Navy offic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Aug 65) walks with his wife, son and daughter across the ramp after arriving from Clark Air Base. MAJ Schierman was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army CWO-2 Daniel F. Maslowski (Captured 2 May 70) waves to the public and press who were there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. In the background MGEN John Gonge, Commander 22nd Air Force and BGEN William Deitrich, 22nd AF Vice Commander greet former POW and U.S. Air Force SMSGT Arthur Cormier (Captured 6 Nov 65). CWO-2 Maslowski and SMSGT Cormier were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army CWO-2 Daniel F. Maslowski (Captured 2 May 70)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army SGT Kenneth Wallingford (Captured 7 Apr 72) waves to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. In the background MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James await the next returnee to deplane. SGT Wallingford was in the first group of POWs captured in South Vietnam, and released on 12 Feb 73 by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh, South Vietnam

Former POW and U.S. Army SGT Kenneth Wallingford (Captured 7 Apr 72) w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL James Quincy Collins Jr. talks with escorts and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCOL Collins was captured on 2 Sep 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL James Quincy Collins Jr. talks with...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) is lead to the microphones by MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander after his arrival from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) is le...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65) uses his crutches to leave the flight line after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CMDR Vohden was in the first group of POWs released by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Alan Leslie Brunstrom with his wife, Helen and daughter Kathy. LCOL Brunstrom was captured on 22 Apr 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Alan Leslie Brunstrom with his wife...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POWs line up to board the C-141 Starlifter transport for a flight to a base near their homes. They are given best wishes by (Left to Right) BGEN William Deitrich, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Force, BGEN Ralph Saunders and Commander 22nd Air Force, MGEN John Gonge

Former POWs line up to board the C-141 Starlifter transport for a flig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Larry Howard Spencer, (Captured 18 Feb 66)) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. LT CMDR Spencer was in the third group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Larry Howard Spencer, (Cap...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Aug 65) hugs his wife, as son and daughter waits, on his arrival. In background MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and BGEN Ralph Saunders greet another returning ex-POW. MAJ Schierman was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks at the microphones to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) tal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S.Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, thanks the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Lynn Guenther is greeted by BGEN Ralph Saunders and 22nd Air Force Vice Commander, BGEN William Deitrich upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. CPT Guenther was captured on 26 Dec 71 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Lynn Guenther is greeted by BGEN Ral...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Unidentified former POW/U.S. Air Force Captain blows a kiss to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base

Unidentified former POW/U.S. Air Force Captain blows a kiss to the pub...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Donald Lester Heiliger talks with a lady in the lounge. MAJ Heiliger was captured on 15 May 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Donald Lester Heiliger talks with a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Grigsby McKnight has his teeth checked by a dentist at the Grant Medical Center. LCOL McKnight was captured on 6 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Grigsby McKnight has his tee...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Lewis Wiley Shattuck (Captured 11 Jul 66) salutes the American Flag upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. In the background MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James await the next returnee to deplane. LCOL Shattuck was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Lewis Wiley Shattuck (Captured 11 J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT James Bond Stockdale (Captured 9 Sep 65) at the microphones, talks to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Stockdale was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT James Bond Stockdale (Captured 9 Sep 65) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. has a blood sample taken by a medical technician in his hospital bed at the Grant Medical Center. SSGT Madden was captured on 22 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. has a blood sample t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Aug 65) hugs his wife, as son and daughter wait, on his arrival. In foreground fellow ex-POW, LCOL Richard Paul Keirn (Captured 24 Jul 65) walks away from the greeting party. Both MAJ Schierman and LCOL Keirn were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air ForceMAJ Robert Norland Daughtrey in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Daughtrey was captured on 2 Aug 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air ForceMAJ Robert Norland Daughtrey in the passe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captured 18 Jul 65) stands at the microphones and talks to the crowd of well wishers and press upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. In the background MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James look on. CPT Denton was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captured 18 Jul 6...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army SSG Bobby Louis Johnson (Captured 25 Aug 68), is greeted by MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and BGEN William Deitrich, Vice Commander, 22nd AF upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. SSG Johnson was in the group of POWs captured in South Vietnam and released on 12 Feb 73 by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh, South Vietnam

Former POW and U.S. Army SSG Bobby Louis Johnson (Captured 25 Aug 68),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, express his thanks to the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65), on crutches, salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James, upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CMDR Vohden was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ William H. Hardy talks with escort officers and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Hardy was captured on 29 Jun 67 in by the South Vietnan and released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ William H. Hardy talks with escort office...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captured 18 Jul 65) stands behind microphones on the flight line and faces a phalanx of well wisher and media on his arrival. CPT Denton was in the first group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S.Navy CMDR James Glenn Pirie walks away from the C-141 Starlifter, that transported him and fellow POWs from Clark AB, Philippines, with MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander, BGEN William Deitrich, Vice Commander, 22nd AF in the background. CMDR Pirie was captured on 22 Jun 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy CMDR James Glenn Pirie walks away from the C-1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Robert Hall salutes and is welcomed to the states by MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and BGEN Ralph Saunders upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter. LCOL Hall was captured by the North Vietnamese on 27 Sep 65 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Robert Hall salutes and is w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army CPT George K. Wanat Jr salutes the flag after being welcomed by MGEN John Gonge, Commander, 22nd Air Force and BGEN William Dietrich, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Force upon his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Wanat was captured by the Viet Cong on 30 Apr 72 and was released at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army CPT George K. Wanat Jr salutes the flag after...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks at the microphones to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) tal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Lynn E. Guenther is x-rayed by a technician in the Grant Medical Center. CPT Guenther was captured on 26 Dec 71 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Lynn E. Guenther is x-rayed by a tec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Larry James Chesley is greeted by 22nd Air Force Vice Commander, BGEN William Deitrich and BGEN Ralph Saunders upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. CPT Chesley was captured on 6 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Larry James Chesley is greeted by 22...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black (Captured 20 Sep 65) waves to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. TSGT Black was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black (Captured 20 Sep ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black, (Captured 20 Sep 65)) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. TSGT Black was in the second group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black, (Capt...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, waves his thanks to the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. 22nd Air Force Commander, MGEN John Gonge stands behind COL Risner. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, express his thanks to the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. 22nd Air Force Commander, MGEN John Gonge stands behind COL Risner. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. LCOL George Grigsby McKnight at the microphone, thanks the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. LCOL McKnight was captured on 6 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. LCOL George Grigsby McKnight at the microphone, th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington talks on the phone in the lounge. LCMDR Purrington was captured on 20 Oct 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington talks on the ph...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Raymond James Merritt at the microphone, thanks the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. COL Merritt was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Raymond James Merritt at the microph...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR James G. Pirie answer questions from the press after arriving, via C-141 Starlifter, with fellow POWs from Clark AB, Philippines. CMDR Pirie was captured on 22 Jun 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR James G. Pirie answer questions from the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

A poster banner, Welcoming Home the ex-POWZs, created by local children on the wall in the Grant Medical Center

A poster banner, Welcoming Home the ex-POWZs, created by local childre...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Alan Leslie Brunstrom. LCOL Brunstrom was captured on 22 Apr 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Alan Leslie Brunstrom. LCOL Brunstr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Raymond Cecil Schrump talks with BGEN William Deitrich, Vice Commander 22nd Air Force in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Schrump was captured on 23 May 68 in South Vietnam and released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Raymond Cecil Schrump talks with BGEN Wil...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Bradley Edsel Smith waves to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCMDR Smith was captured by the North Vietnamese on 25 Mar 66 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Bradley Edsel Smith waves to the crowd ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ James Robert Berger walks away from the C-141 Starlifter, that transported him and fellow POWs from Clark AB, Philippines. MAJ Berger was captured on 2 Dec 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ James Robert Berger walks away from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S.Air Force MAJ Norman Alexander McDaniel (Captured 20 Jul 66) express delight at the reception he received from the public and the press on his arrival from Clark Air Base. MAJ McDaniel was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Air Force MAJ Norman Alexander McDaniel (Captured 2...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT James Richard Shively answer questions from the press after arriving, via C-141 Starlifter, with fellow POWs from Clark AB, Philippines. CPT Shively was captured on 5 May 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT James Richard Shively answer questio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Edward John Mechenbier is greeted by the crowd of well wishers after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Mechenbier was captured on 14 Jun 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Edward John Mechenbier is greeted by...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT David Earle Baker, on crutches, walks away from the greeting party, MGEN John Gonge, Commander 22nd Air Force and BGEN Ralph Saunders after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Baker was captured on 27 Jun 72 in Cambodia and released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT David Earle Baker, on crutches, walk...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Kevin Joseph McManus talks to the press after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT McManus was captured on 14 Jun 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Kevin Joseph McManus talks to the pr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle is greeted by MGEN John Gonge, Commander 22nd Air Force and BGEN Ralph Saunders after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Pyle was captured on 13 Jun 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle is greeted by MGEN...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle talks with escort officers and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Pyle was captured on 13 Jun 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle talks with escort ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander, at the flight line microphones, welcomes former Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CPT James Bond Stockdale to Travis. CPT Stockdale was captured by the North Vietnameses on 9 Sep 65 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander, at the flight line microphones, welco...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR John Heilig (Captured 5 May 66)waves to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Helig was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR John Heilig (Captured 5 May 66)waves to t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

A recently released U.S. Navy Prisoner of War, one of the first group to be released by Hanoi, gives the "Peace sign" as he deplanes from a C-141 Starlifter during a refueling stop. The POWs were enroute from Clark Air Base, Philippines to Travis Air Force Base, CA and then to be reunited with their families in the states

A recently released U.S. Navy Prisoner of War, one of the first group ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Hickam Air Force Base State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSG... more