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Robert D. Donohoe

United States Air Force 

4 years active (1976 to 1980), 2 years in-active 1980-1982

E-4 Sergeant, now called Senior Airman

B-52G Crew Chief

Fairchild, AFB; Spokane, WA

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Roadking   

1. Jim

2. USAF

3. 21 Years

4. Senior Master Sergeant, E8

5. Airframe Structural Repair 

6. 1969 - 1990, Places stationed,  Davis Monthan AZ, Utapo Thailand,  Da Nang  Vietman,  Osan Korea,  Langley  VA,  McCord  WA, Chanute Ill, Charleston,  SC.

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1943buck   

One: Charles R (Buck) Eller

Two: US Army

Three: Active Duty 1966-1978, Reserve 1979-1983

Four: Major USAR

Five: Combat Engineer

Six: Viet Nam-(I Corps), Europe(Goeppingen, Neu Ulm, Stuttgart) US (Ft. Belvoir,  Texas A&M, Michigan Tech University, Ft. Benning, Ft. Gordon, Ft. Leornardwood

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Eyephoto   

Found a great thread to make my first posting. I read through all the posts, we are in good company.

Jon Dahl

USNR/USN

Aug '73 to Dec '79  6 years 4 months and 17 days (but I wasn't counting)

PH-2   (E-5)

Photographers Mate   "If we didn't take a picture, you can't prove it happen"

NAS Lemoore CA,  NCS Diego Garcia, USS Chicago CG-11 Worlds Most Powerful Guided Missile Cruiser

 

Driving a Winnebago Ultimate Freedom '99 38ft we call Nemo,  Piloting this, makes me Capt Nemo.

 

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gmhemh51   

Ms. Eddie

US Army

Aug '75 to Sep '97

SFC (E-7)

91 B Medic; EEG Tech

Basic Trg South Carolina; Huntsville, Ala; Augsburg, Germany; Fitzsimmons, Co; Ft Sam Houston

Thank you all for your service!

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cdsuggs   

1)     Charles Suggs

2)     USAF

3)     20 years + 3 days, 1974 to 1994

4)     Major

5)     Navigator, Pilot

6)     Mather AFB CA, Dover AFB DE, Columbus AFB MS, Charleston AFB SC x2, Hahn AB Germany, Altus AFB OK and about everywhere/anywhere/nowhere you can land a strategic airlifter.

Plus: Wife recently retired from USAFR after 33 years, starting out as a C-141 loadmaster at Charleston AFB, SC, then cross trained to flight operations specialist.  Served the last 27 years at Tinker AFB, OK, retiring as SMSgt (E-8).

 

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Inserted wife's service info.

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Djdave   

One: Dave Rudd

Two:  US Navy/US Navy Reserve

Three: 23 years - 1975 to 1979 & 1987 to 2006

Four:  Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9)

Five:  Personnelman (Now Personnel Specialist) 

Six:  USS Davis (DD-937); Naval Reserve Center, Ebensburg, PA;  Naval Reserve Headquarters, OH, Management School, New Orleans, LA; PSD Willow Grove, PA; RTC Great Lakes, IL, Washington, DC  

Also, wife served in the Navy for 22 years and retired as a Chief Personnelman (E-7).  Retirement life is good!!

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f442485   

One. Rick Ammerman

Two. US Army National Guard

Three. 10 years 1971 thru 1981

Four. SFC (E-7)

Five. NCOIC Radio Communications

Six. 185th Armor-40th Bat. HQ CO

     

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SEAN1951   

Jim DuBois                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USAF                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                E-4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2yrs 6months 14days                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CREW CHIEF F-4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kunsan AFB Korea 73-74  Tyndall AFB  Panama City, Florida

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glenbob   

One: Glen

Two: USN/USNR (TAR)

Three: 30yrs 13days Active Duty

Four: MCPO (E9)

Five: Av Ordnance, CMC

VA-174, VA-205, VF-202, VP-62, VF-201, CVWR-20, CENTCOM, VFA-204, CVWR-20 & NAS Atlanta.

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drtramdo   

(1)Steve Tramill from Mississippi. (2)US Army from 1968 to 1977. (4) CWO-2. (5) MOS  100bc. (6) Basic at Ft. Ord, CA, flight school at Mineral Wells TX, Ft. Hunter-Stewart GA, then flew Hueys in Viet Nam (4/69 - 4/70) 101st Airborne, Camp Eagle, Camp Nancy), Korea (Camp Stanley), Ft. Rucker, Ft. Polk (136th Avn Air Amb.) Was RIFFed out in 1977. Got smart and went to Medical School. Now retiring this year after 28 years in medicine. Dad was career Navy and had two brothers also served. Just joined the ranks of RV'rs. Plan to be in Indianapolis.

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Steve,

Welcome to the Forum.

Thank you for your service. And congratulations on coming out of Nam safely. That was a ruff place for chopper pilots.

Be sure to make time for the Meet & Greet Meeting we have at each National Convention. It is a chance to put a face to the folks you have heard from here on the Forum. Day, Time and Place will be posted here as we get closer to the Convention.

Herman  

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ellisjte   

Hi All,

Name:  Jason Ellis

Branch:  USAF

Time in service:  4 years, 1996-2000

Rank:  SrA (E-4)

AFSC:  2E151 Satellite and Wideband Communications (I believe it's merged with a few other career fields since I got out)

Duty Stations:  Stationed at Offutt AFB most of my enlistment, did a 6 month stint in the UAE supporting the Iraq no fly zone.  I also lived in Kuwait for 8.5 years working as a contractor supporting the military's communication efforts.  Still working with our Military in Florida.

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While I don't qualify under this category, most every other male on both sides of the family do. 

Last week we buried my Mom next to my Dad at Arlington National.  Dad died over 30 years ago at 63 and it was a great blessing to finally be able to have Mom join him there (getting that done nearly took an act of Congress but that's another story). 

Mom and Dad lay in rest about 20 feet from her Dad, Adm. Smedberg (Captain of USS Iowa when it was recommissioned and former Superintendent of the Naval Academy later). 

Directly above Grandads grave is his fathers grave and about 20 yards away is my Mom's brother.  Mom's youngest brother is 82 but will be buried there as well. 

I assume my brother, retired Navy Seal and then Doctor with Army Special forces, will end up there as well. 

This is all within steps of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  It was a very special day and just makes you smile and thank everyone involved for their service!

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Bill, 

I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. God rest her soul as she joins you father and the rest of her family. 

Thanks for all the service your family has given.

Sincerely,

Herman 

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Mom's passing was terribly sad but finally putting her beside Dad was a great day.  Very few tears shed.  I was just a celebration of her life.  She had been married to a troll of a husband for over 20 years.  He did not even have any interest in coming to the burial.  We are all very happy that she is out of that situation and back with Dad.

Thanks for you your comments.  It's quite a family!

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manholt   

Bill.  Finally...glad to hear it all worked out for you!  It's hard to believe that a retired General had no empathy for his dead wife, your mother!  God bless her soul.  May she rest in eternal peace!

Thank you all for your service and dedication to our country

Carl 

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gulya   

Carol worked very hard to get her father WW2, Korea, and Vietnam Nam Navy Vet and her mother buried in Arlington. 

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FIVE   

The problem in ANC is they are running out of room.  They encourage "burial" in a columbarium.  Eventually they will restrict in ground burials to military retirees/spouses and KIAs.  Several years ago, my wife's uncle and aunt died, he was a surgeon in WW II, but not a retiree.  Since I was the military guy in the family, I did the leg work with ANC...no problem with a columbarium.

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Five,

I understand what you say about ANC running out of space. My suggestion should be to cut out Foreign Aid to our enemies and purchase as much land around the ANC so our deserving veterans reverie the proper respect they were promised.

Now back off my soap box.

Herman 

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FIVE   

Understand, Herman, but we have a long standing policy of giving millions of dollars to countries that hate us.:angry:

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manholt   

Not to mention the country's that go to war against us, then lose and we build them back up, bigger and better and richer than they where to begin with! :wacko:  :angry:  They still hate us! Ironically, they still take our money, that we somehow feel we have to give them! Bleep!

I'll step off my box now and put myself on TIME OUT.....Again!

Carl

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jpmihalk   

Name: John Mihalkovic

Branch: Navy

Time in Service: Nov 1985 - Feb 1997

Rank: LT / O-3 (Active Duty) 

Specialty: Surface Warfare Officer

Stationed at: USS LaMoure County (LST-1194) Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) Fleet Combat Training Center Atlantic (FCTCLANT) USS Nitro (AE-23) USS Saipan (LHA-2)

Served in: Atlantic, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf, Desert Shield

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