Captain Donald B. Smallwood passed to his Mansion in the sky on March 10, 2019. He will be sorely missed.
If you’re interested in reading how God orchestrates our lives...read on.
Captain Donald B. Smallwood was my husband's captain when he was in Viet Nam in 1968 (although he was not my husband at the time). Reports indicate they were on a Search and Destroy Operation called Pikes Peak 1 when they engaged the enemy in a very bad fire fight. Afterward the men all backed off to what they thought would be a safe distance. Unfortunately this is when the defective short round from friendly fire landed in their perimeter. Records state there were three killed and 12 wounded.
I have a letter written to Gene by Captain Smallwood in September of 2000. I'm quoting...