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View a eulogy for Hugh Garrette Fly, USMA '69, who passed away on December 8, 2007.

Hugh Garrette Fly

West Point, 1969

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Bill Bahr, USMA '69 on January 29, 2008:

From the "Howitzer" - 1969

"Hugh Garrette Fly, III, Panama City, Florida. G-1

"They may have clad him in green, dumped him in a swamp, and called him an infantry-killer, but from his head they were never able to drive that striving for the vast, blue sky above. Time on this rainy pile of rocks was akin to simply being grounded for awhile. "Rocky" definitely considers books a non-critical item and found himself to be a constant in those bottom sections and a cinch for Goat Football. Uncannily able to let troubles roll off his back, he shows all a deep, warm friendship, a quick grin, and a happy word.

"Goat-Engineer Football 2. Air Force"

USMA classmate, Battalion-mate, and Plebe table-mate, may you rest in peace.

 
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