Downloads and streams available at iTunes, Spotify, or your favorite download site. Set 1 was done for the San Antonio River Rats. Also, present for Set-2 was a contingent of Strike Eagle jocks. No clue where they came from. This album represents a landmark and a homecoming. I never dreamed when I wrote my first fighter pilot songs in the Vietnam War that there would someday be Bill Anders - Dick Jonas - The People We Knew (CD disks.
It kinda reminds me that he and I are still alive. They are two F Viper Jocks singing the songs of this generation of fighter pilots. Click on their names for their biographies.
The High Priced Help was a quartet of U. In addition to their military responsibilities, the group volunteered to entertain the units of the 14th Combat Aviation Battalion at Lane AHP and at hospitals, clubs, and many field locations throughout Vietnam. The quartet composed and sang these Album) in and to entertain and relieve the stresses of daily combat; the songs do not necessarily express the views held today.
The Light In The Window Mom and Me Angela Jonas Off To War 3. Old Farts Warthog 4. Willing To Fight On conservation of the planet, he said:. If you can imagine yourself in a darkened room with only one clearly visible object, a small blue-green sphere about the size of a Christmas-tree ornament, then you can begin to grasp what the Earth looks like from space.
I think that all of us subconsciously think that the Earth is flat Let me assure you that, rather than a massive giant, it should be thought of as the fragile Christmas-tree ball which we should handle with considerable care. He was also on the back-up crew for Apollo 11 and, for a short time before he retired, was designated to be command module pilot on the crew scheduled for Apollo From toAnders served as Executive Secretary for the National Aeronautics and Space Councilwhich was responsible to the President, Vice President and Cabinet-level members of the Council for developing policy options concerning research, development, operations and planning of aeronautical and space systems.
On August 6,Bill Anders - Dick Jonas - The People We Knew (CD, he was appointed to the five-member Atomic Energy Commissionwhere he was lead commissioner for nuclear and non-nuclear power research and development. He was also named as U. Chairman of the joint U. Following the reorganization of national nuclear regulatory and developmental activities on January 19,he was named by President Ford to become the first chairman of the newly established Nuclear Regulatory Commissionwhich is responsible for nuclear safety and environmental compatibility.
At the completion of his term as NRC chairman, he was appointed Ambassador to Norway and held that position until He then ended his career with the federal government after 26 years and began work in the private sector. Headquartered in Utica, New Yorkthe division included more than 8, employees in five locations in the northeastern U.
He retired inbut remained Chairman until May Anders was a consultant to the U. He established the William A. Anders Foundation, a philanthropic organization dedicated to supporting educational and environmental issues. The museum moved to Skagit Regional Airport in Burlington, Washington in ; he serves as its President and until was an active participant in its air shows.
The Anders crater on the Moon is named in his honor. Inhe spoke at the first Starmus Festival in the Album) Islandsdelivering a lecture on the early American space program. His talk was published in the book Starmus: 50 Years of Man in Space. Anders married Valerie Hoard in Anders continues to be active with the Heritage Flight Museum his charity founded, including flying vintage aircraft owned by the foundation at various airshows and aviation exhibitions. From his Air Force career on, he has logged more than 8, hours of flight time.
Anders stated that the Earthrise photograph "really undercut my religious beliefs. The idea that things rotate around the pope and up there is a big supercomputer wondering whether Billy was a good boy yesterday?
It doesn't make any sense. I became a big buddy of Richard Dawkins. The film, renamed in as Earthrise: The First Lunar Voyagecentered on the events that led up to the Apollo 8 mission. The chapter is roughly evenly split between his life in Bill Anders - Dick Jonas - The People We Knew (CD Apollo program and his later corporate life. The book's front cover is the famous Earthrise image taken by him. He confirmed the story that he had fallen asleep while awaiting the Apollo 8 launch.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. British Hong Kong. Biography portal Spaceflight portal Solar System portal Politics portal. American Experience. Retrieved 24 July Anders, 96, Hero Aboard U. Gunboat in ". The New York Times. Retrieved Airport Journals. Retrieved March 15, La Mesa. Arcadia Publishing. You can play it for your family and kids with no fear of offending young or sensitive ears.
Is the feat repeatable? This album proves that it is. No war songs here. Well, maybe just a couple. In that time, the band produced two albums. This is the Folk Album. That means they do a little bit, or a lot, of everything. This time we recorded the show with a video camera. This album introduces a new lyricist, Bridget Bradshaw.
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