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Posted: 4/13/2001 4:46:50 AM EST
NORFOLK, Va. -- Vice Adm. Joseph Mobley, the U.S. military's
last Vietnam prisoner of war still on active duty, stepped down
Thursday as commander of the Atlantic Fleet's Naval Air Force.

Mobley, 59, turned over command during a spare, 20-minute ceremony
aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. He will retire May
1 after 35 years in the service.

"I've had a great time in the Navy, seen so many places, done so many
things, lived such a rich and exciting life," Mobley told the 400
invited guests.

He made no mention of his five years as a POW and refused all in...

[url]http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/aponline/20010412/aponline141446_000.htm[/url]
edited only to make link work!

Link Posted: 4/13/2001 5:18:58 AM EST
[#1]
Saw this on the news last night. All the best to him.
Link Posted: 4/13/2001 6:04:46 AM EST
[#2]
HERO........THE REAL THING
Link Posted: 4/13/2001 6:42:02 AM EST
[#3]
Next time the traveling wall comes to Phoenix I want to go, I've never been, never had the opportunity...
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