Gone But Not Forgotten

Honoring fallen comrades is an important part of the AOG mission and we ask to be notified as soon as possible of the death of any graduate so that we can take appropriate actions. The AOG has learned of the following graduate or cadet deaths within the past 90 days. We have posted the information we have and will update this page as more information becomes available.

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Col (Ret) Frederick Lindahl - Class of 1963, CS-10

Deceased on October 27, 2018 - Informed on November 2, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be on 10 Nov 2018 from 1400-1600 hours at the Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home; 1500 W Braddock Rd; Alexandria, VA 22302; (703) 998-9200; www.everlywheatley.com <http://www.everlywheatley.com>. His obituary may be viewed at the funeral home website. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery on a date still to be determined. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to any of the following charities: Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation (to benefit those affected by Agent Orange); 406 W 34th St, suite 920; Kansas City, MO 64111; (816) 756-3390; <https://www.vfw.org/foundation/> Daedalians Foundation; PO Box 249; JBSA-Randolph, TX 78148; (210) 945-2111; <https://www.daedalians.org/programs/cfip/> Shenandoah National Trust Fund; PO Box 2977; Charlottesville, VA 22902; (434) 293-2728; <https://snptrust.org>

Lt Col (Ret) Neil Delisanti - Class of 1960, CS-04

Deceased on October 27, 2018 - Informed on October 29, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A graveside service will be held on 16 Nov 2018 at 1400 hours at the USAFA Cemetery followed by burial in the cemetery.

Maj (Ret) Jay Miller - Class of 1963, CS-07

Deceased on October 25, 2018 - Informed on October 29, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 7 Dec 2018 at 1000 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel followed by a short service in the USAFA Cemetery Memorial Pavilion before he is placed in the Columbarium.

Col (Ret) Bruce Freeman - Class of 1967, CS-21

Deceased on October 20, 2018 - Informed on October 25, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 2 Nov 2018 at 1000 at the USAFA Cemetery.

Col (Ret) Isaac Payne - Class of 1963, CS-22

Deceased on October 19, 2018 - Informed on October 23, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Burial will be in the USAFA Cemetery on 7 Nov 2018 at 1100 hours. A reception will immediately follow at The AOG building, Doolittle Hall; 3116 Academy Dr; USAFA, CO 80840; (719) 472-0300. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made to Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque; PO Box 92614; Albuquerque, NM 87199; (505) 823-8060; www.mow-nm.org. His obituary may be viewed and condolences left online at www.danielsfuneral.com.

Dr. Robert Pappas - Class of 1974, CS-02

Deceased on October 18, 2018 - Informed on October 22, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Celebration of Life service will be held on 24 Oct 2018 at 1400 hours at the Salado United Methodist Church Historis Chapel; 650 Royal St; Salado, TX 756571 (254) 947-5482. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Cal Farley Ranch; PO Box 1890; Amarillo, TX 79174-000 his obituary can be viewed at www.broeckerfuneralhome.com

Col (Ret) Gary Crowder - Class of 1981, CS-28

Deceased on January 27, 2018 - Informed on October 22, 2018

Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery on 28 Jan 2019 at 0900 hours. No further information is available.

Mr. Bernard Glade , Jr. - Class of 1968, CS-21

Deceased on October 16, 2018 - Informed on October 18, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will held on 20 Oct 2018 at 1100 hours at the Grace Anglican Church; 5804 US-17; Fleming Island, FL 32003. A reception will follow at Buzz's hangar.

Mr. Charles Bender - Class of 1959, CS-02

Deceased on October 13, 2018 - Informed on October 18, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Celebration of Life will be held on 28 Oct 2018 at 1330 hours at St. Paul's Episcopal Church; 7 Court St; Newport, KY 41071. A reception will follow at Drees Pavilion; 790 Park Ln; Covington, KY 41011 from 1530-1930 hours. Burial will be in the USAFA Cemetery on a later date still to be determined. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to any of the following charities: St. Paul's Episcopal Church (see address above) JDRF Ride to the Cure; 8050 Hosbrook Rd, Suite 314; Cincinnati, OH 45236; www2.jdrf.org USAFA Endowment; 3116 Academy Dr, Suite 200; USAF Academy, Co 80840; www.usafa.org/give

Lt Col (Ret) William Hodson III - Class of 1960, CS-15

Deceased on October 9, 2018 - Informed on October 16, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Burial will be held on 23 Oct 2018 at 1200 hours at the USAFA Cemetery with full military honors. A memorial service will follow at 1400 hours at the First Presbyterian Church; 219 E Bijou St; Colorado Springs, CO 80903. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Pike's Peak Hospice Foundation; 2550 Tenderfoot Trail St; Colorado Springs, CO 80906; (719) 633-3400; www.pikespeakhospice.org. His obituary can be viewed at www.legacy.com or on www.dignitymemorial.com.

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