Photo by: Ross Franklin

Retired Air Force Col. George "Bud" Day (left) laughs with Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, at a veterans town hall meeting and endorsement news conference at the Luke-Greenway American Legion Post No. 1 in Phoenix on Feb. 18, 2010. Col. Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5½ years as a POW in Vietnam, where he was Mr. McCain's cellmate, died on Saturday, July 27, 2013, after a long illness. He was 88. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)