POW recalls mission that led to capture 50 years ago

Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Gene” Smith, former 50th Flying Training Squadron Commander, flips through photos Oct. 17, 2017, in West Point, Mississippi, stopping at a photo of when he and his wife, Rae, reunited after he returned to the U.S. in 1973. Smith was a prisoner of war in Vietnam from Oct. 25, 1967 to March 14, 1973. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert
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