Town Square

Post a New Topic

Memorial for Maj. Evan Mooldyk to be held Feb. 11

Original post made on Feb 22, 2011

A memorial service for Danville resident Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk will be held on Friday, Feb. 11th at 4 p.m. at Oak Hill Park Community Center (3005 Stone Valley Rd., Danville) located next to the All Wars Memorial.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 24, 2011, 12:11 PM

Comments (1)

Posted by Bill Horstick, a resident of another community
on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:04 am

Evan was a GREAT GUY!! I had the privilege of flying in the Navy with him back in 1988. We were in VP-9 out of Moffett Field, CA. He was my navigator on Crew 8.
Funny story - so we are flying night missions out of Saudi Arabia in the summer of 88'. The galley we were getting our meals from had these sandwiches with a very very odd looking sliced meat in them. Being in Saudi we figured it must be some type of beef!? Well Evan figured out that if you toasted the sandwich for a few minutes in our oven that they tasted much better! So here is Evan at 3am, flying in the gulf neat Iran... over the PA system on the aircraft he says joking.. "Hey guys - these camel-meat sandwiches aren't too bad if you toast them for like 5 minutes". Well, he didn't realize the VHF radio button was also selected... so a second later, in a very clear, very proper English voice, yet slightly confused.. we all hear the air traffic controller reply.. "Aircraft calling - Please repeat your last about the camel meat!"
We teased him about that for a long time!
Although I've not seen Even in over 21 years... I still feel a horrible loss of a very good friend.
USN (NAC/AW) ret.

If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 2,208 views

New heights for NIMBYs
By Tim Hunt | 30 comments | 1,434 views

When those covering the news become the news
By Gina Channell-Allen | 1 comment | 965 views

Earthquake Insurance
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 790 views

Merger of Music and Painting
By John A. Barry | 0 comments | 138 views