Monday, August 22, 2005

Jim McFarland (NG-er; son of Tommy McFarland)

Jim McFarland (@ age 60), son of Tommy and Gwen McFarland, went into the hospital for liver transplant surgery, but the doctor found he had cancer and did not do the transplant. He subsequently got a staph infection and is now in his second week of a coma. Prayers greatly appreciated.

Jim's Dad, Tommy McFarland, was a Marine on the Houston.

Friday, August 05, 2005

Max Poss home

Val and Max Poss are home now after having spent 5 days with Max undergoing tests in a San Antonio hospital. The results showed he has high blood pressure and 3 ulcers - all of which are treatable. They express their thanks for many prayers.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder article

Dana Charles, son of Robert Charles, a USS Houston Marine survivor, has written an article on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for the July bulletin of AXPOW (American Ex-Prisoners of War). This article is currently on the AXPOW website which is:

Monday, August 01, 2005

Max Poss in hospital

Max Poss is currently in a hospital in San Antonio undergoing tests following a fainting spell on Saturday. Max is the husband of Val Poss, President of the Next Generation of the USS Houston Survivors Assoc. Please remember him and Val in your prayers.