Bomb Group

380th Bomb Group Association

NEWSLETTER #27 -- June 2006


Day is done, gone the sun, from the lake, from the hill,
from the sky. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh.

Thanks and praise for our days 'neath the sun, `neath
the stars, `neath the sky. As we go, this we know
God is nigh.


528th,  Osburn, Mack A.,  Co-Pilot, Hill Crew (25), DOD April 8, 2006, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, reported by Tilford Brunner (from conversation with his widow, Wilma Osburn)

529th,  Isaacson, Neal R.,  Asst Flight Engr/Gunner, Fry Crew (28), DOD February 8, 1994, La Grande, Oregon, reported by his daughter, Penelope L. Huntsinger (widow, J. Anne)

529th,  Morabito, Vincent J.,  Acft Cmdr, Morabito Crew (41), DOD April 15, 2006, Wildwood, Florida (burial in Buffalo, New York), reported by Will Moran (widow, Julie)

529th & 531st,  Nielson, Albert O.,  Asst Radio Opr/Gunner, Fleming Crew (16) (in 529th), Gunner, Fleming Crew (29), and Hahn Crew (31) (in 531st); DOD August 31, 1994, Staten Island, New York, reported by his daughter, Arlene Giudice

529th & 531st,  Nielson, Hilda K.,  Widow of Albert O. Nielson,  DOD March 9, 2005, Staten Island, New York, reported by her daughter, Arlene Giudice

530th, Bratton, Andrew J., Jr. ("Jack"), Acft Cmdr, Bratton Crew (21), Squadron Commander, DOD May 9, 2006, San Antonio, Texas, reported by James Elam (widow, Lucille)

530th, Kascak, Frank J., Radio Opr/Gunner, Quinn Crew (57), DOD April 13, 2006, Denver, Colorado, reported by his niece, Janice Knafelc

530th, Kascak, Opal Ruby ("Pat"), Wife of Frank J. Kascak, DOD March 11, 2000, Denver, Colorado, reported by her niece, Janice Knafelc

530th, Martinez, Conrado H., Asst Radio Opr/Gunner, Ross Crew (57), Connery Crew (25), Gardner Crew (78), DOD March 4, 2006, reported by his son, Andrew Martinez (widow, Juanita)

531st,  Hock, Mary A., Widow of Martin L. Hock, DOD January 25, 2006, West Sacramento, California, reported by her daughter, Marcia Bevins

531st, Wenzel, Robert G., Ground Crew, Electrical Specialist, DOD June 18, 1981, Evanston, Illinois, reported by his daughter, Ann Beilke (widow, Ruth)

531st, Wilson, Joel R., Acft Cmdr, Wilson Crew (102), DOD May 8, 2006, Delhi, Louisiana, reported by Joe Burdick (widow, Helen)


Link to Complete TAPS Listing


Please send TAPS information to:

Barbara J Gotham

130 Colony Road, West Lafayette IN 47906-1209


When submitting a TAPS listing for a 380th member or spouse, please be sure to include the person's name and squadron, city/state where living at time of death, date of death (if exact date not known, then month/year or even year is sufficient), and your name and relationship to him/her.

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