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Stephen Clark Darrah

West Point, 1965

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Bob Frank on December 16, 2019:

It was a sad day last week when we laid Steve to rest in Arlington National Cemetery. As the chaplain noted, Steve earned his way into that hallowed ground. His service in Vietnam was breath-taking because he put his life on the line so many times so that others might survive. He was an Army aviator par excellence. I know Steve from the very first day of Beast Barracks, when I first got to the room that was to be our home in the summer of 1961. He and I were joined by Bob Clover, and we three managed to survive the rigors of that summer training, as well as the next four years. Then, Steve and I were neighbors at Ft. Campbell, sharing duplex quarters in Werner Park. His blue Corvette was much classier and faster than my yellow Oldsmobile. But neither vehicle provided the thrill of being a 'Screaming Eagle.' From that point, our paths went separate ways, but in the end, Steve, Bob Clover and I were together in Arlington to salute a beloved Classmate, a sincere friend, and a fierce warrior. Now, let it be said 'Well done!' Rest in Peace, Steve

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