Living Memorial For Red River 44

Submitter’s Name:
Major Randy Stillinger
Service Member’s Names: Captain Robert Vallejo, Chief Warrant Officer Corry Edwards, Staff Sergeant Anthony Mason, Sergeant Major Julio Ordonez Major Brad Freeman, Major Mike Pullin, First Lieutenant Chris Armstrong, Senior Master Sergeant David Brewster, Master Sergeant Jim Moser
Branch of Service: Texas Army and Air National Guard
Rank: n/a 
Military Job: n/a
Unit: Company B, 2-149th Aviation Heavy Assault, 36th Combat Aviation Brigade and 136th Airlift Wing
Hometown for Service Member: Various Hometowns in TX
Years Deployed: 2008
Service Member’s Theater: Iraq 

Angel Flight for Red River 44

In honor of the Fallen Texans of Red River 44, 18 September 2008, Operation Iraqi Freedom:

  • Captain Robert Vallejo
  • Chief Warrant Officer Corry Edwards
  • Sergeant Major Julio Ordonez
  • Staff Sergeant Anthony Mason

Also in honor of the 136th Airlift Wing, C-130 Pilots who brought our Texas heroes home on the Angel Flight:

  • Major Brad Freeman
  • Major Mike Pullin
  • First Lieutenant Chris Armstrong
  • Senior Master Sergeant David Brewster
  • Master Sergeant Jim Moser





A tribute to the Fallen in Iraq



Texas songwriter Darden Smith collaborates with Radney Foster to write and produce “Angel Flight.” The song honors the Fort Worth 136th Airlift Wing, C-130 pilots who brought the Fallen from Red River 44 back to Texas.  The act inspired the song.


Radney Foster and “Man Bites Dog Productions,” filming the Angel Flight Video