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""Mo" Alves Adjusts the NOS

Major Moses Alves

Republic of South Vietnam - Major Moses "Mo" Alves, an Air Force Reserve Navigator flying with the 17th Special Operations Squadron, preflights the Night Observation Scope (NOS) before a mission into the night sky of Vietnam. On October 11, 1969, Major Alves was killed when his gunshhip crashed on take-off, killing six of the 9 people on board.
(Photo courtesy of the Alves family )

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