Visiting the USS Midway

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My Father, Jim Swingholm of Cypress Lane in FMB came to California to visit my family last week. While he was here my Brother and I took him to visit the WW2 Aircraft Carrier the USS Midway in San Diego as an early Fathers Day present.

letter to the editor, fort myers beach news, island sand paperHe was on the A.C. USS Valley Forge during WW2 and really seemed to enjoy touring all the decks of the ship and seeing the places he lived in while on deployment.

We recreated a photo of him standing in front of a plane on the flight deck from 1946 71 years later.

 

Larry Swingholm
California