Act of heroism

US Navy Night Fighter Squadron VF(N)-101

How could I have been remembering Richard Emerson  Harmer before Flight Lieutenant John Kelly’s son sent me this picture in 2015, and got me writing this blog remembering unsung heroes?

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Collection John Kelly (courtesy Gunnar Kelly)

Or Robert Brunson for that matter…

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Richard Emerson  Harmer was just smiling as well as other night fighter pilots from VF(N)-101 aboard the Enterprise…

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This is what I found this morning on the Internet about Richard Emerson Harmer, and got me thinking  and writing this post.

Dec 41 to Aug 42 – LTJG (Lieutenant (junior grade), VF-5 USS Wasp

Aug 42 to Oct 42 – LT, (Lieutenant)VF-5 (XO) USS Saratoga

Oct 42 to Mar 43 – LT, Project AFFIRM NAS Quonset Point

Mar 43 to Dec 43 – LT, VF(N)-75 (XO) NAS Quonset Point

Dec 43 to Feb 44 – LCDR (Lieutenant commander), VF(N)-101 (CO) NAS Barbers Point

Feb 44 to…

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