“Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.” -Emily Dickinson
Happy 235th Birthday America!
Remembering Francis Emile Doughty 3-25-1922 - 4-7-1945
While a student at the University of Texas, Francis entered the U.S. Navy for flight training, much of which he received at USNAS Corpus Christi. He elected to be commissioned in the United States Marine Corps, and saw much service in the Pacific Islands, losing his life over Cebu, the victim of hostile anit-aircraft fire. Interred Robstown