Richard Patton, Jackie Gilmer, Daniel E. Huffstetler, Capt. John Lewis, Jan Davis,
Bob Fromagette, and Harry "Nick" Genes Front; Wayne "Moon" Mullen, Danny Pike,
John Paivanas, Dimitrie Milinovich, and William "Bill" Swope.
Stead AFB, Nevada, 1965; Larry Choate, Moe Lattimore, and Erwin M. "Red"
Ghormley Joe Hawkins, different class
Edwin R. Baxter, Bernard F. "Ben" Ludlow, Ray G.
Aubrey, Robert E. Lee, Danton T. Sherwood, Bernard J.
Hamilton, and Ervin J. Baumgarten *** Not Pictured; Cecil Balcom, Michael Patrick, Lyle Hendrix, Tom Oakes, and a few more.
Capt Don Overland-OIC, A1C Richard Anderson-NQ(Not Qual), A/3C Richard
Meyers-NQ, A2C Jerry Standard-NQ, S/Sgt Gary Dykstra-No AFSC, A/1C Huey
Janz-ATC, Kneeling; S/SGT Richard Wacek-NQ, S/SGT Frank Hasler- RM, A/1C Jim
Handel-RM, A/1C Lloyd Leverton-NQ, Taking the picture- Bill Vetscher-ATC; Inset; Frank Jay
Hasler, William M. "Bill" Vetscher, and Jim Handel; We were all in the AF Reserve. Airborne qualified were Don Overland, Huey Janz, Frank Hasler
and Jim Handel. Gary Dykstra and myself, Bill Vetscher, were also freefall qualified. The unit existed
from late 1960 till about Sept 64. Frank Hasler and myself, Bill Vetscher, went back on active duty.
Frank Hasler went to Stewart AFB and I, Bill Vetscher, went to Hunter AFB in Savannah GA. Those
listed as NQ had volunteered for CCT but had not as yet gone to jump school.
Huey Janz had gone to jump school but not ATC school. ...... Bill Vetscher
Arthur E. Hedrick
Ronnie Smith or Jim Grisham
Walter Smith or Arthur G. Hosey
Above, Charleston AFB 1965; John Karr, John Drozdowski, Mike Welding,
and Ron Kosh........ The Rivera and a few PBRs thanks to Ski
Above; C-124 flying out of Dover for a jump at Lakehurst,
NJ. SSGJohn Smith; Airman 3rd Class Ulysses Miller, Jr.;
and SSG Robert Triplett......... Right; Mar 1966; Captain William B. Johnson, Airman 2nd Class Bernard
Hamilton, Airman 3rd Class Baxter, and Airman 3rd Class Bolton.
Dover AFB, probably around Christmas, 1966; William B. Johnson, Lyle G. Hendricks, John Riley, James L. Hughes Jr., Thomas E. Oakes, Bobby Triplett, John M. Smith, Cecil Balcom, Ray G.
Aubrey, Stanley Albano, Michael J. Patrick, Paul D. Bolton, Robert L. Bartlett, Bernard J. Hamilton, Ulysses Miller Jr., Edwin R. Baxter, and Bernard F. "Ben" Ludlow.
Front; Support, Sq.
Commander, and Louis Benavides. Back; Guy T. "Filthy"
Fagan, Morris Graves, Johnny Hall, Harold Lee, James P. Flamio, Patrick
Duffy, Peter D. Holt, James Sink, Ed Tanner, ?, Dusty Rhodes, Morris Brunell, and ?
A better picture and some names would be nice........ Standing; ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?,and ?
Kneeling; ?, ?, David Hughes, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, and ?
Below; Campisi, Martínez, Benini, Sears, ?, Bradley, Guyle, Shoate, ?, and North
FORBES AFB, TOPEKA, KANSAS; 1964
Forbes AFB; 1968 CCT Number 8, 9th Aerial Support Sq. TAC (Notice the 8-ball
on back of jeep)
Back Row; Richard Karman, Bob Bratton, Greg Harman, Jim Justice
Jr., Marty North, Roosevelt Watts, and Walter Kilby
3rd Row; Don
Spivey, Tom Hall, Jackie Craven, Norman Lutz, Al Joye, John Culpepper, and
2nd Row; James I. "Tex" Elledge, Marty Ragland, and Dick
1st Row; Vincent Campisi, Don Howie, and Richard
Patton..................... Picture provided by Red Ghormley
Forbes AFB, Kansas 1968 sent by Leonard Whitten
Lemuel R. Eggleston Jr. "The Grey Eagle", Walt Flowers, James D. Burch, Kenneth
Copeland, Walt Van Meter, John Drozdowski, Jerry Sherwood, Marc Baxley,
and Donald R. Howie.......... Kneeling
Middle; Tex Elledge, Tommy McHale, James Justice, Bob Triplett, Leonard Whitten,
Kay B. Duncan, Louis Benavides, and James Penticoff............ Kneeling Front; Don Spivey, Darrel Prudden, Robert L. Chavez Class 67-3, Mario Castro, Norman Lutz, and Dark Hayes?
Ralph Madore, Tim Harger, Tom Laney, James P. Flamio, James P. Flamio, James D. Parsons, Tim Harger, and Tom Laney