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Response to jenw2 (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 1, 2012, 05:10 PM

17. Nonsense. My uncle was stationed in the PI at Subic Bay when Pinatubo blew.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Fiery_Vigil
That task force removed American civilian DoD workers, military dependents, and other personnel.




He was tasked with assisting the government of the Phillipines with the evacuation of Filipino civilian refugees from the stricken areas, and stayed behind during the eruption until they were moved to safety...and got one of these for his efforts.


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