Travis airman helps recover remains from Vietnam crash site
Tech. Sgt. Robin Bailon, right, of the 60th Operations Support Squadron, and a Vietnamese local screen dirt for evidence in hopes of finding life-support equipment and remains from a Vietnam War-era crash. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE — The one thing that Tech. Sgt. Robin Bailon is most proud of after spending three weeks on a rainy mountainside somewhere in Vietnam is that the work she did there will help bring home the remains of a long-lost service member to his family.
"I am glad that I did it. It will help a family have closure," said Bailon, an aircrew flight equipment specialist at Travis Air Force Base.
Bailon was part of a Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency recovery team that spent three weeks in November in the mountains of central Vietnam undertaking . . . Continue Reading