Air Commando Sq, D Flight, at Binh Thuy AB VI Corps, South Vietnam 1967 Flight
Commander Lt Col Wilson. The
aircrew shown before their AC-47 gunship, Puff the Magic Dragon sometimes called
Puff, call sign Spooky are as follows:
Row; Left top Right:
Dodd; gunner, Maj Myers; pilot, Capt Leland; pilot, 1Lt gaffney; pilot, SSgt
Fank; loadmaster, TSgt Humphery; FM, Maj Walsh; navigator, Capt O'Leary;
navigator, Maj Young; navigator, Maj Hampton; pilot, LtC ASrmstrong; pilot, 1Lt
Vanden Bossche; pilot, SSgt McEnt; gunner, SSgt Leanard; loadmaster, Capt
Montgomery; pilot, Capt Remington; navigator, Capt Warren; navigator, Capt
Repaski; navigator, and Maj Tally; base operations.
Row; Left to Right:
Cone; pilot, A2C hill; gunner, Capt Handk Steidl; pilot, SSgt Tolfa; loadmaster,
TSgt Tyson; gunner, Capt Swensen; pilot, SSgt Payne; FM, SSgt Shouse; gunner,
SSgt Sullens; FM, SSgt Davis; FM, SSgt Benddricke; loadmaster, TSgt Farmer;
gunner, SSgt Jones; loadmaster, TSgt Harvey; FM, MSgt Pence; FM, A1C Vanscheck;
FM, A1C Kurus, gunner, Capt Lord; ?, TSgt Griner, FM, A1C Riffner; gunner, A1C
Cox; gunner, LtC Wilson; pilot, and Maj Watson; pilot.
photo and above names were supplied by my good friend Hank Steidl who served
with me at Hurlburt Field, FL and in the 605th ACS in Panama.
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