15834: Jay Strimel

Jay was chosen as HMI’s feature story this month because of the new Space Force and the recent launch of two astronauts into space by the SpaceX company. Jay remembers his many years in the Air Force, working for NASA and being up close and personal on the day of the Challenger disaster in 1986.

15834 Family; Nickler

Thomas A Nickler’s hometown is Emporium, PA. Tom passed away in Emporium on Jan. 1, 2021. This tribute post also tells the story of his WWII service to the United States of America. Rest in Peace Mr. Nickler.