Houston Mourns Lt. Col. Paul Clyde Hudson
March 13, 2020

Retired Lt. Col. Paul Clyde Hudson arrived back on U.S. soil at George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Feb. 5. Lt. Col. Clyde was also a courageous firefighter. He was one of three American firefighters killed in a plane crash while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia. In late January, the trio was aboard a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker that crashed after dropping fire retardant along a ridge. Fellow Marines, along with the Customs and Border Protection honor guard, saluted this American hero while being transferred to another flight that would take him to his final resting place. 

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