I had the privilege of sharing my adult beverages the evening of 10 Nov 83 in Beirut Lebanon. In attendance Capt Dale Dye (yup the movie guy) your dad ad myself At the time SSgt Fitzgerald.
Your dad instantly became my hero. For the next 15 years as a Warrant Officer through Captain, I would hold my SNCO and NCO's to your dads integrity, esprit de corps, and courage.
Fred Fitzgerald Capt (ret)