Thu, Dec 04, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Human beings, ... we can survive anything, if we know
what it is we're surviving. I think that the unknown is probably
the most difficult situation to be confronted with. We want to
know. We want to know the answers."
Source: Sallie Stratton, wife of Capt. Charles
W. Stratton, who was lost over Vietnam on January 3, 1971. After
over 35 years of grief, and many questions about her husband's
final moments, Sallie finally received confirmation of the
circumstances of her husband's death on July 5, 2007, thanks to the
efforts of the US military's Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command.
Hundreds of family and friends gathered in October 2007 to
celebrate now-Lt. Col. Stratton's life... in stark contrast to his
1977 memorial service, which was clouded with uncertainty.
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