BEHIND OUR NAME
Silver Star Pool Service was named in loving memory of Col. Ralph “Sox” Bowersox, father of the owner. On December 4, 1966, during his first tour in Vietnam, he earned the Silver Star for his 93rd F-105 mission over North Vietnam where is shot down two Mig fighter jets. Other notable recipients of the Silver Star are Lyndon B. Johnson, George S. Patton, General Omar Bradley and David Lee “Tex” Hill. Below is a “selfie” of Sox, taken with Kodak Instamatic camera in 1966 while overseeing a refueling operation in Vietnam.