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CURRENT/UPCOMING EVENTS

2018 380th Reunion

Our final last hurrah will be held in Tucson, Arizona, November 1-4, 2018, at the Radisson Suites, 6555 E Speedway Blvd.

Visit the reunion website to get the scoop on reunion activities, reservations, and more!

Deadlines: Hotel registration: September 21, 2018
Event registration: October 10, 2018


Reunions


TAPS

Recently reported TAPS (Reported in 2017-2018):

Reported in Newsletter #63 (June 2017)

528th – Banks, Jack Ralph, Aircraft Commander, Banks Crew (3), Squadron Operations Officer, Squadron Engineering Officer, Commanding Officer, DOD June 3, 2017, Corvallis, Oregon, reported by Mark Fern

528th - Bornemann, William E., Navigator, Hornibrook's Crew (NL), reported by his daughter, Karen Spies

528th – Cornwell, Hugh W., Ground Crew, Airplane Armorer, DOD August 1, 2016, Hartwell, Georgia, reported by his son, Wayne Cornwell

528th – Donaldson, William T., Radio Operator, Fleming Crew (9), DOD December 5, 2015, Sandy Springs, Georgia, reported by his son, Paul Donaldson

528th – Shipley, William Duane, Ground Crew, Armament, DOD November 28, 2008, Sacramento, California, reported by his son, Brent Shipley

529th – Euton, Norris O., Ground Crew, Power Turret & Gunsight Mechanic, DOD July 25, 1980, College Park, Georgia, reported by his son, Larry Euton

529th – Sagan, Robert A., Gunner, Fjare Crew (NL), DOD June 18, 2013, Summit, New Jersey, returned newsletter

530th – Jaeschke, Edward J., Flight Engineer, Bever Crew (52), DOD February 21, 2016, San Diego, California, reported by his friend, Tony Wiser

530th – Martinez, Conrado H., Asst Radio Opr/Gunner, Ross/Handorf Crew (57), Connery's Crew (25), Gardner's Crew (78), DOD March 4, 2006, San Antonio, Texas, returned newsletter

531st – Allen, Gloria, Widow of Walter H. Allen, DOD September 10, 2016, Delray Beach, Florida, reported by her nephew, Bruce Allen

531st – Allen, Walter H. ("Hack"), Aircraft Commander, Allen Crew (NL), DOD November 24, 2016, Delray Beach, Florida, reported by his nephew, Bruce Allen

531st – Burdi, Carlo J., Nose Gunner and Assistant Flight Engineer, Sears' Crew (85), DOD December 31, 2015, Staten Island, New York, reported by his widow, Nettie Burdi

531st – Dukich, Peter, Gunner/Photographer, DOD August 18, 2016, Center Township, Pennsylvania, reported by his daughter, Diane Dukich-Schober

531st – Smolek, Dorothy A., Wife of Emil Smolek, DOD September 23, 2016, Winamac, Indiana, reported by her husband, Emil Smolek

531st – Swanson, Betty P., Widow of Ralph E. Swanson, DOD March 2, 2017, Portland, Oregon, reported by her daughter, Linda Donaldson

OTHER – Dellinger, Johnie Bruce, Brother of Walter H. Dellinger (528th), DOD December 8, 2016, Pontotoc, Mississippi, returned newsletter


Reported in Newsletter #64 (November 2017)

528th – Ellison, Thomas W., Navigator, Bousfield Crew (6), DOD December 26, 1989, Winnsboro, South Carolina, reported by his son, Thomas W. Ellison, Jr.

528th – Laurent, Edmund A., Aircraft Commander, Laurent Crew, DOD July 18, 2017, Phoenix, Arizona, reported by his son, Mike Laurent

528th – McLean, Mildred, Widow of Tony McLean, DOD March 11, 1997, Byron, Georgia, reported by her daughter, Theresa McLean

528th – Shaffer, Merton H., Aircraft Commander, Shaffer Crew (12), Operations Officer, Squadron Commanding Officer, DOD June 13, 2017, San Ramon, California, returned newsletter

529th – Darling, Herbert A., Navigator, Hughes Crew (32), DOD March 9, 2017, Avon, Connecticut, reported by his son, Scott Darling

529th – Magolske, Nicholas, Radio Operator, Mahlon Benson Crew, DOD May 3, 1990, Aurora, Colorado, reported by his daughter, Marie Ranes

529th – Prindle, Arthur J., Ground Staff, DOD July 12, 1987, Nyack, New York, reported by his daughter, Elissa Prindle

529th – Smith, Charles Frederick, Ground Communications, Radar Equipment Maintenance, DOD September 18, 2010, Willmar, Minnesota, reported by his niece-in-law, Christine Smith

529th – Stathis, Theodore William, Bombardier, Jeffery Crew (54), DOD February 16, 2017, Spring Hill, Florida, reported by his son, George Stathis

530th – Kunz, Margaret ("Peggy"), widow of Robert Kunz, DOD November 1, 2017, Hudson, Massachusetts, reported by her son, Jeff Kunz

530th - Moreland, Lester L., Navigator, Cesario's Crew (52), DOD February 23, 1987, Houston, Texas, reported by his son, Tim Moreland

531st – Bonavita, Antonio Louis, Radio Operator, Yetter Crew, DOD January 10, 2015, Belleville, New Jersey, reported by his daughter, Diane M. Bonavita

531st – Farrington, Betty, Widow of John A. Farrington, DOD February 18, 2016, Buena Vista, Colorado, reported by her son, John Farrington

531st –Stephenson, Marilyn, wife of Gail Stephenson, winter 2016-2017, reported by her daughter, Lisa Stephenson Healy (Facebook comment)

531st – Taylor, William Wesley, Ground Staff, Communications, Loran Systems Maintenance, DOD October 23, 1992, Simpsonville, South Carolina, reported by his nephew, John Taylor

531st – Walford, Barbara H., wife of Edward Walford, DOD October 21, 2017, Colorado Springs, Colorado, reported by her daughter, Jennifer Walford

CORRECTION: 531st – White, Robert L., DOD December 29, 2006 (previously shown as December 30, 2006), reported by his daughter, Carol McCoy


Reported in Newsletter #65 (May 2018)

528th – Benbow, John Warren, Aircraft Commander, Benbow Crew (15), DOD December 6, 2017, San Antonio, Texas, reported by his daughter, Mary Benbow

528th – Clapsaddle, Harold D., Pilot, Dally Crew (9) and Dunseth Crew (10), DOD April 21, 2007, Fort Myers, Florida, reported by returned newsletter

528th – Clapsaddle, Norma, Widow of Harold Clapsaddle, DOD January 6, 2017, Fort Myers, Florida, reported by returned newsletter

528th – O'Day, Russell M.H., Pilot, Vance Crew (2), Aircraft Commander, O'Day Crew, DOD March 26, 2018, Gold River, California, reported by his daughter, Kathy Curtis, and Dean Baker

528th – Rader, Betty E, Widow of John Rader, DOD November 17, 2017, Fruita, Colorado, reported by her daughter, Janet Jones

529th - Beegle, Betty, Widow of Woodrow Wilson Beegle, DOD December 16, 2017, Portland, Oregon, reported by her daughter, Trudy Hull

529th – Lanners, Irene, Widow of Louis N. Lanners, Jr., DOD January 20, 2018, Lufkin, Texas, reported by her daughters, Flora Young and Carrie Elliott

529th – Senger, Stephen E., Flight Engineer, Morabito Crew (41), DOD February 28, 2018, Portland, Oregon, reported by his granddaughter, Tina Nelson

529th – Smith, Robert G., Pilot, Hughes Crew (32), Aircraft Commander, Smith Crew, DOD February 11, 2018, Prospect Hills, Illinois, reported by his son, Lawrence Smith

529th – Strepko, Mitchell T., Gunner, Fry Crew (28), DOD November 19, 2016, Lansford, Pennsylvania, reported by his widow, Bernice

530th – Schofield, Jack J., Navigator, Huet Crew (51), DOD December 17, 2016, South Pasadena, Florida, reported by his widow, Lucille

531st – Grieb, Donald Leon, Navigator, Blum Crew (91), DOD February 25, 2018, Houston, Texas, reported by his daughter, Linn Wright, and his grandson, Gavin Grieb

531st – Walker, Earl Eugene, Gunner, Kilbury Crew (98), DOD February 22, 2018, Hillsborough, North Carolina, reported by his son, Bryan Walker

OTHER – Iverson, Richard ("Dick"), Honorary Member, DOD September 19, 2017, Anacortes, Washington, reported by Bill Moran

Click here for the complete TAPS listing


NEWSLETTERS

Issue Number Issue Date PDF Issue Number Issue Date PDF
1 December 1999   36 Fall 2008 News36.pdf
2 March 2000   37 Winter 2008/2009 News37.pdf
3 June 2000   38 Spring 2009 News38.pdf
4 September 2000   39 Summer 2009 News39.pdf
5 December 2000   40 Fall 2009 News40.pdf
6 March 2001   41

Winter 2010

News41.pdf
7 June 2001   42

Spring 2010

News42.pdf
8 September 2001   43

Summer 2010

News43.pdf
9 December 2001   44

Fall 2010

News44.pdf
10 March 2002   45

Winter 2010/2011

News45.pdf
11 June 2002   46 Spring 2011 News46.pdf
12 August 2002   47 Summer 2011 News47.pdf
13 December 2002   48 Autumn 2011 News48.pdf
14 March 2003   49 Winter 2012 News49.pdf
15 June 2003   50 Spring 2012 News50.pdf
16 August 2003   51 Summer 2012 News51.pdf
17 December 2003   52 Winter 2012/2013 News52.pdf
18 March 2004  

53

Spring 2013

News53.pdf
19 June 2004   54

Autumn 2013

News54.pdf
20 August 2004   55

Spring 2014

News55.pdf
21 December 2004   56 September 2014 News56.pdf
22 March 2005   57 March 2015 News57.pdf
23 June 2005   58 July 2015 News58.pdf
24 September 2005   59 November 2015 News59.pdf
25 December 2005   60 May 2016 News60.pdf
26 March 2006   61 August 2016 News61.pdf
27 June 2006   62 December 2016 News62.pdf
28 September 2006   63 June 2017 News63.pdf
29 December 2006   64 November 2017 News64.pdf
30 April 2007 News30.pdf 65 May 2018 News65.pdf
31 July 2007 News31.pdf      
32 October 2007 News32.pdf      
33 Winter 2007/2008 News33.pdf      
34 Spring 2008 News34.pdf      
35 Summer 2008 News35.pdf      

 

Last updated: 7 May 2018

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