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USAF Col George E. (Bud) Day talks to a crowd gathered at the Air National Guard’s 185th Tactical Fighter Group in Sioux City, Iowa. Day had been released just one month earlier as a prisoner of war from North Vietnam. Bud Day was commander of the Misty FACs, who flew forward air control missions in risky parts of North Vietnam. Their job was to find and mark the targets for strike aircraft. Day was shot down and captured in August of 1967 and was held and until March of 1973.
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