Jim Platt – U.S. Air Force. A search and rescue pilot, Platt flew the HH3E Helicopter in Vietnam, known as “the Jolly Green Giant," picking up downed pilots in Vietnam. He also flew the A-11 & A-6 aircraft. Platt is a docent at The Museum of Flight.
Doug Clark – U.S. Navy. Retired as a naval aviator with 5,000 flight hours, 1,019 carrier-arrested landings, and 303 combat missions in Vietnam. He flew the A-1 Skyraider, A-4 Skyhawk, and A-7 Corsair II and retired from the Navy in 1981 with the rank of Captain after 30 years of service. After retiring from the Navy, Clark worked in Munich, Germany for five years as a senior analyst for military affairs and arms control with Radio Free Europe. Clark is a docent at The Museum of Flight.
Don Scott – U.S. Air Force. Scott served in the Air Force for 28 years and flew fighters for 15 years, including 146 combat missions in Vietnam in a F-105. He had a tour at the Air Force Fighter Weapons School and as a test pilot. Following his combat tours he spent 13 years in research and development before retiring from the Air Force in 1983. He then worked for the Boeing Company for 11 years in engineering management of defense programs.