Marge and I being married in 1960
Marge’s 1961 birthday photo
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I am now placing the most recent slideshow at the top in reverse chronological order. I can't easily re-do that for the few already posted, but this method should be more user friendly. I usually limit a single show to 25 or less images.
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Category Archives: Active Duty
Back Home At Last!
Hancock Field, Syracuse, NY At last! official orders had been prepared and we in the 138th TACFRON came back to Syracuse in August of 1962. Of course, we were still on active duty until the end of the month but … Continue reading
Beginning of the end
So, what next to share? No war stories to tell, and really that is just as well as there was no war. I believe I have already mentioned that there were a few deaths of pilots on training missions. … Continue reading
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Surprise visit The large majority of the National Guardsmen called up to man our base were from the Boston area. They, like the Syracuse unit of the national guard, were equipped with F-86 fighters, which by 1962 were of Korean … Continue reading
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Cold Warrior A1C Bob
The Berlin Recall was part of the Cold War. A war of words and national actions and reactions, but not shooting, at least for the US. I was a part of that, a very small part. I volunteered for the … Continue reading
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Active Duty In France
I served on active duty during the berlin recall of 1961-1962. I was assigned to the 138th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TACFRON) NYANG. our location was Phalsbourg, France. This soon became to be named Foulsburg by everyone there. With good … Continue reading
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