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Honoring Vietnam Veterans: Local POW shares survival story (VIDEO)

SEATTLE — Retired Air Force officer Joe Crecca, of North Bend, was shot down over North Vietnam and spent more than six years as a prisoner of war.

His message today?

Never give up!

Watch his interview in the video below:

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  • Teri Chard

    Joe is the sweetest… most humble Man I have ever met. My Husband and I met him years ago through our business. We never did know Joe’s journey till a few years later with articles in our local paper. Joe if you read this just know I value your friendship and Hugs :) Can’t wait to get my next one. Bless you ! Give Joan our Love as well.
    Fondly ~ Teri & Jerry

  • Greg

    Joe Crecca has been challenged, beaten, seen death and yet retains a great sence of humor, insight, loyal and willingness to help those who want to better themselves. If maturity is born of hardship Mr. Crecca could teach the subject at a Ivy league school.

    There is no success without hardship – Sophocles