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Traynor, Dennis

Traynor, Dennis

Bud Traynor Bud Traynor answered President Ford’s call when he lead a crew of 24 in the evacuation of orphans from South Vietnam during Operation BABYLIFT’s first official mission.  On that fateful day in April 1975, an aircraft malfunction rendered...

Aune, Regina C.

Described as one of the “most moving tales of heroism,” Colonel Regina C. Aune was the lead medical officer for the first mission of Operation BABYLIFT. Born in Lakewood, Ohio on 27 December 1944, Aune attended Saint John College in Cleveland where she...