"Major "Mo"

Major Moses Alves


Republic of South Vietnam - One of the family's favorite photos, Major "Mo" Moses Alves poses in front of his AC-119G Shadow Gunship. A navigator/NOS operator, Major Alves was killed on October 11, 1969 when his gunship, call sign Shadow Seven-Six, crashed shortly after take-off from Tan Son Nhut Air Base. Five of the eight crewmembers were killed along with a photographer from the 600th Photography Squadron. (Photo courtesy of the Alves family )

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