Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Reminder: CIA officer and author to make special appearance





Don't miss career intelligence officer and author, Dr. Timothy N. Castle, as he presents "Reflections on Heroism at Lima Site 85," on May 27 at 7:30 p.m. During his lecture, Dr. Castle will discuss the findings in his book One Day Too Long: Top Secret Site 85 and the Bombing of North Vietnam, selected by the Air Force Chief of Staff for the 2009 Air Force Reading List. He will also explain the establishment and operation of the Heavy Green radar program, the bizarre January 1968 communist air attack on Site 85 and the final commando assault in March 1968. Additionally, he will detail the final hours of Site 85, including the heroic actions of CIA officers, Air America and Jolly Green rescuers and the extraordinary bravery and selflessness of Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger. More details are included below. Hope to see you there!


Special Appearance by Dr. Timothy N. Castle 


Dr. Timothy CastleDATE:

Wednesday, May 27, 2009



7:30 p.m.



National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Carney Auditorium

1100 Spaatz St., Dayton OH 45433



More upcoming lectures

Join Mr. Robert F. Dorr and Dr. Thomas D. Jones as they present "Hell Hawks!: The War No One Told You About and the Heroes Who Helped America Win It" at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 23.


Join Medal of Honor recipient Col. (ret.) Leo K. Thorsness as he presents "Getting Through Tough Times" at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 14.

Additional speakers will be listed on our Web site as information becomes available.


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