The Official Site for Admiral James Stockdale

The Official Site for Admiral James Stockdale

James Stockdale "I never lost faith in the end of the story, I never doubted not only that I would get out, but also that I would prevail in the end and turn the experience into the defining event of my life, which, in retrospect, I would not trade."

James Stockdale "I never lost faith in the end of the story, I never doubted not only that I would get out, but also that I would prevail in the end and turn the experience into the defining event of my life, which, in retrospect, I would not trade."

Stockdale retired to Coronado, California, as he slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's disease.[18] He died from the illness on July 5, 2005. Stockdale's funeral service was held at the Naval Academy Chapel and he was buried at the United States Naval Academy Cemetery.

Stockdale retired to Coronado, California, as he slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's disease.[18] He died from the illness on July 5, 2005. Stockdale's funeral service was held at the Naval Academy Chapel and he was buried at the United States Naval Academy Cemetery.

President Gerald Ford presents the Medal of Honor to Stockdale at the White House on March 4, 1976.

President Gerald Ford presents the Medal of Honor to Stockdale at the White House on March 4, 1976.

"This is a very important lesson. You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end—which you can never afford to lose—with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be."  Admiral James Stockdale

"This is a very important lesson. You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end—which you can never afford to lose—with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be." Admiral James Stockdale

4 Sep 1969 - James Stockdale would earn the MOH on this day 46 years ago while a POW in North Vietnam for over seven years.

4 Sep 1969 - James Stockdale would earn the MOH on this day 46 years ago while a POW in North Vietnam for over seven years.

"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end -- which you can never afford to lose -- with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be"   James Stockdale wrote this. He was held for 71/2 years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam in a 3 x 9 foot cage. He was awarded 26 personal combat medals, including the Medal of Honor and four Silver Stars.  His memory of college classes in Stoic philosophy help him cope as a prisoner

"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end -- which you can never afford to lose -- with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be" James Stockdale wrote this. He was held for 71/2 years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam in a 3 x 9 foot cage. He was awarded 26 personal combat medals, including the Medal of Honor and four Silver Stars. His memory of college classes in Stoic philosophy help him cope as a prisoner

Just saw Dennis Miller on O'Reilly....said he ''turned" Conservative when the liberals started making fun of James Stockdale....The Official Site for Admiral James Stockdale

Just saw Dennis Miller on O'Reilly....said he ''turned" Conservative when the liberals started making fun of James Stockdale....The Official Site for Admiral James Stockdale

George Robinson of Carnaby Hall, Yorkshire, England, Sheep Breeder. Father of Elizabeth who married James Stockdale in Kirkburn, lived Blue Gum Flats, NSW, Australia.

George Robinson of Carnaby Hall, Yorkshire, England, Sheep Breeder. Father of Elizabeth who married James Stockdale in Kirkburn, lived Blue Gum Flats, NSW, Australia.

Hỏa Lò Prison (Hanoi Hilton) Location: Hanoi, Vietnam Notable Residents: James Stockdale, Bud Day, Senator John McCain Amenities: POWs were tortured into providing false statements about the U.S. government and their treatment at the prison

The 50 Craziest Prisons and Jails in the World31. Hỏa Lò Prison (Hanoi Hilton)

Hỏa Lò Prison (Hanoi Hilton) Location: Hanoi, Vietnam Notable Residents: James Stockdale, Bud Day, Senator John McCain Amenities: POWs were tortured into providing false statements about the U.S. government and their treatment at the prison

Cell #9 man on the right is Cmdr. James Stockdale, USN, in a North Vietnamese POW camp. He was shot down over North Vietnam on September 9, 1965. He would remain a POW until release in 1973. He rose to the rank of vice admiral and received the Medal of Honor for his service as a POW.

Cell #9 man on the right is Cmdr. James Stockdale, USN, in a North Vietnamese POW camp. He was shot down over North Vietnam on September 9, 1965. He would remain a POW until release in 1973. He rose to the rank of vice admiral and received the Medal of Honor for his service as a POW.

Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale (December 23, 1923 – July 5, 2005) was one of the most highly decorated officers in the history of the United States Navy. Stockdale led aerial attacks from the carrier USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) during the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Incident.

Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale (December 23, 1923 – July 5, 2005) was one of the most highly decorated officers in the history of the United States Navy. Stockdale led aerial attacks from the carrier USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) during the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Incident.

"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end -- which you can never afford to lose -- with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be"   James Stockdale wrote this. He was held for 71/2 years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam in a 3 x 9 foot cage. He was awarded 26 personal combat medals, including the Medal of Honor and four Silver Stars.  His memory of college classes in Stoic philosophy help him cope as a prisoner of…

"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end -- which you can never afford to lose -- with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be" James Stockdale wrote this. He was held for 71/2 years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam in a 3 x 9 foot cage. He was awarded 26 personal combat medals, including the Medal of Honor and four Silver Stars. His memory of college classes in Stoic philosophy help him cope as a prisoner of…

Pinterest
Search