Oregon Air Guard Vietnam Veterans
Pictured here with Sgt Ken Coats are three of the famous leaders of the 432nd Tactical Fighter Wing at Udorn RTAFB, circa 1970 after Coats received an incentive flight. From left to right are Lt Col Joseph W. Kittinger II (later Col, also a POW), Commander of the 555th TFS, Wing Commander Col Charles Gabriel (later General and Chief of Staff of the Air Force) Sgt. Ken Coats and the squadron’s Weapons Officer Capt (later Lt Gen) Richard T. Swope. (Courtesy Ken Coats)

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