Vietnam Facts

9,087,000 (Million) military personnel served on active duty during the official Vietnam era from  August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975. 
2,709,918 Americans served in uniform in Vietnam. 
Veterans represented 9.7% of their generation. 
240 men were awarded

James Buzzelli, 66; was navigator of Air Force One By Washington Post  | June 13, 2006 WASHINGTON — James Anthony “Buzz” Buzzelli, a retired Air Force colonel who spent part of his military career as

Brothers who attended James Connally & Harlingen for Navigator Training: Harlingen will be indicated with letters (HA) following class number.  James Connally is indicated with letters (JC). (Number in ( –) is the class number

Nav Class Facts

Info from Bruce Ashcraft (AETC/HO) Randolph AFB, TX on February 24, 2006. The first class to graduate from James Connally Navigator training was 51-19 The first class to graduate from Harlingen –unknown The first class

Flag Officers

James Connally  (JC) & Harlingen (HA) Navigator Flag Officers Brigadier General Major General Lt. General General Charles C. Barnhill, Jr(63-09 JC) James H. Bassham(64-18 JC) Charles J. Cunningham, Jr. (55-13 HA) Duane H. Cassidy(55-CN JC)