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Until every one comes home | The Magazine of the USO

Everett Alvarez, Jr.

—Everett Alvarez, the second-longest held POW in American history retired from the Navy in 1980 with the rank of commander. Following his distinguished military career, he enjoyed success as a government executive, entrepreneur and author of Chained Eagle: The Heroic Story of the First American Shot Down over North Vietnam, detailing his life as a prisoner during the Vietnam War. 

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