row: Paul Bisnett, Bobby Boone, Marty Ragland, Kenny Young, Moe
Lattimore, and George McLean Front row: Gordin
Hamblin, James E. Proctor, Richmond D. "Smokey" Murray, Authur P.
"Skip" Arnold , and
Capt Noel L. Moore with Gidget
"Gidget, the 15 month
old mongrel-mascot of 7th Aerial Port Squadron's Combat Control Team,
doesn't lead a dog's life. "She lives the life of a
paratrooper. "Gidget, complete with serial number and a
forthcoming rank, makes parachute jumps right along side Combat
Controllers. "Wearing a miniature T-10 parachute with a 12
foot in diameter canopy made especially for her, the female pooch has a
record of 12 jumps from a C-130 Hercules aircraft.
Farmer, Joe D. Willard, James E. Proctor, Jimmy T. Mobley, Harold R.
"Bo" Freeman, Lonnie Lynch, Stanley P. Williams, and Billy Horton
Louis, Louis Benevides, Kenny Young, Kay B. Duncan, Robert A. Fromaget, Darrel
Pruden, & John R. Watts; Middle Row; Melvin Drew, John
Sheptak, Dimitrie Milinovich, and Richard "Dick" Hall; Kneeling; Tim
McCann & Jerry Caldwell
Jim Donaldson, and Morris "Mo' Brunell
Bob Antle HALO equipment
Above; Bob Antle, Joe Edwards, Carl Choate, Rick Crutchfield, NCOIC John E. Wood, OIC Capt. Jerry
Whitley, and Wayne Viars
is shown in a 1964 Christmas Card photograph of the 7th Aerial Port
(L to R) are: Joe D. Willard, Bill Horton, Bob Farmer, Gene Adcock,
Stanley P. Williams, Lonnie Lynch and Jimmy T. Mobley. Note the
newly acquired berets.
from Gene Adcock collection)
Insert; Japan 1956
Bob Farmer, Stanley P.
Williams, Gene Adcock, William S.
Dick Sigman & Adam Heller
Johnson, Lonnie Lynch, & Jimmy T.
Below, 1968; Ronald J. "Joe" Edwards, Carl "C.C." Choate, John Wood,
Richard W. Crutchfield, and Robert E. Antle Mascot; Eric Von Zipper
Al Hennings, David Engles, Larry Reed, Harold "Skip" Weiss, Lonnie
Stewart, Donald Horton, Brian Sawyer, Bill Strain, Gene
Kennedy, Skip Heibert, Melvin A. Drew
Al Hennings, Larry Reed, Lonnie
Stewart, Bill Strain, and Skip Heibert
Brian Sawyer, Gene
Kennedy, Harold "Skip" Weiss, , Melvin A. Drew, and Donald Horton