FIRST FLIGHT PLATOON

AIRCRAFT COMMANDER CALL SIGNS

                                                     

CALL SIGN

PILOT

TOUR

Blackcat  00

Frank Alotta, Jr.

71

Blackcat  05

James Holder

68-69

Blackcat  06 

William Sullivan

66-67

 

Michael D. Doyle

68

  Walter M. Burch 70-71
Blackcat 10 Allen Bettinger 67-68
  James J. Panzsint 69
  Glenn W. Arrandale 69-70
  Mark Scanlon  70
  Steve Huemoller 70-71
Blackcat 11 Ronald A. Seymore 68-69
  Mark Wrinn  69
  Lem Kilburn 69-70
  WO Berge 70
  WO Beige 69-70
  WO Cole          69-70
  Larry Hickerson 70-71
Blackcat 12 Harold "Red" Le Sage 67
  Bob Benson 67-68
  Michael Stanage 69
  Mark Snook 69-70
  Dave Bledsole 70
  Wayne Milbauer  70-71
Blackcat 13  Ronald J. Dawe 68-69
  Richard B. Anderson 69
  Warren Weber 69-70
  John Applegate 70
  Ron Snyder  
Blackcat  14 Victor D. Tognazzini 67-68
  Bruce Babish 68-69
  Erwin Willis 69
  Jack Homburg 69
  William S. Neil 69-70
  Bill Holbach 70-71
Blackcat  15 Zed Cawthon, Jr 68-69
  George Mintz 69
  James Manley 70
  Terry Rutledge 70-71
  Robert A. Pilling  
Blackcat 16 Gary McClendon 67-78
  Patrick O’Connell 68-69
  Michael McCarson 70
  Russell W. Chung  70
Blackcat 17 Garland Dobson 68-69
  Donald L. Berry 69
  George Rivas  69-70
  Thomas C. Tomlinson 70
  James Foster 70-72
Blackcat 18  Thomas R. Forester 69
  Bob Leach 69-70
  Robert McQueen  
Blackcat 19 Tom Giorgio  69
  Tom Doran 69-70
  Dave Tory 70
  Bill Somerfield 71-72

 

 

SECOND FLIGHT PLATOON

AIRCRAFT COMMANDER CALL SIGNS

 

CALL SIGN

PILOT

TOUR

Blackcat 20 Phil Siracusa 69
  James C. Cline 69-70
  Cpt. Pfitzer  
Blackcat 21 Richard D’Andrea 67
  Detlef H. Rost  67
  Bob Ford 67-68
  Joel Simmons 68-69
  Samuel Ronci 69
  Rich Andrews 69-70
  James Clyne 69-70
  WO Farnsworth  
  Noble D. Fore 70-71
Blackcat 22 Lennis S. Lee  67-68
  Mike McClure  67-68
  Ronald A. Seymore 68-69
  Richard Leister 68-69
  Kenneth Stevens 69-70
  William C. Brooks 70-71
  Frank Leith 70-71
Blackcat 23 Dwight A. Dedrick 67-68
  Bob Lake 68
  John Augustine 68-69
  Larry McCracken 69-70
Blackcat 24 Gerald L. McKinsey 67-68
  Richard A. Messer 68
  Phil Johnson 69
  Ronald L. Roux 68-69
  Dave Craig 68-69
  Bill Holbach 70-71
Blackcat 25 Roger Kimmel 69-70
  Rex Bowen  71
  Terry Rutledge  
Blackcat 26 Arthur R. Teffeau  
  Bob Edelheit 67-68
  Jon M.. Peterson 68
  Kenneth Hruda 68
Blackcat 27 Thomas R. Pullen 67-68
  W. Harris Couch 69-70
  WO White  
Blackcat 28 Tom Woehl 66-67
  Mario Meola 68
  John P. Silberman  
  William F. Smith  69-70
Blackcat 29 Hubert Hebert 66-67
  E. Bart Colburn 67-68
  Edward A. Holmes 69
  Bruce Fredrick 69-70
Blackcat 30 Marc Williams 69-70
  Karl F. Pfitzer 69-70
Blackcat 41 J. D. Smith 70-71
Blackcat 69 Jules "Rick" Powers 70-71
  Harry Phillips 71
Blackcat 99 Bill A. Turner 70-71

                                   

       

THIRD FLIGHT PLATOON

 AIRCRAFT  COMMANDERS  CALL SIGNS

 

CALL SIGN

PILOT

TOUR

Alleycat 00 Steve Sneed 68-69
  Richard A. Jarock 69-70
Alleycat 01 James Orgil 69
  Edward Holmes 68-69
  George Mintz 68-70
  Howard Smith 69-70
  William F. Smith  
Alleycat 02 WO Joyce  
  Hugh Johnson 67-68
  George Owens  68
  David "Mick" Foley 68-69
  Donald L. Berry  69
  Robert Andre 69-70
Alleycat 03 Bill Huestis 67
  Bill Brown 67-68
  John Gilliam 68-69
  WO Ruggles  
Alleycat 04 Kenton Williams 66-67
  Lem Kilburn  
  John L. Kane 67-68
  Terry Davis 68-69
Alleycat 05 Glenn Martin 67
  Richard Cosby 68-69
Alleycat 06 Rudi Hammvai  
  James T. Kearns 66-67
  Malcolm S. Bussey 69-70
Alleycat 07 Dick Sevin  
  Jim McGuire 67-68
Alleycat 08 Russell L. Jowers  
  Dave Wolfe 67-68
  Tom Prince 68-69
Alleycat 09 Paluel Flagg 68-69
  Charles Angel 69
Alleycat 10 Larry "Baby-San" Goletz 66-67
  Paul Callaway 67-68
  Dale Bradham 69
  Wayne Forbes 70
Alleycat 13 Frederick VanAlmelo 68-69
  John Joyce 69-70
Alleycat 34 J. D. Smith 70-71
Alleycat 37 Bob Coder  71
Alleycat 39 Joe Brown 70-72
Alleycat 61 Bruce Strege 67-68

 

 

SERVICE PLATOON

 CAT DOCTOR AIRCRAFT COMMANDER CALL SIGNS

  

CALL SIGN

PILOT

TOUR

Cat Doctor 01    
Cat Doctor 02    
Cat Doctor 03    
Cat Doctor 04    
  Jones 67-68
  Flanders 67-68
  Doyl 67-68
Cat Doctor 05 James Holder 68-69
Cat Doctor 06 Michael D. Doyle 68
  Larry Geer 69
  Warren Weber 69-70
  Gerald P. Kokenes 70-71
Cat Doctor 07    
Cat Doctor 08    
Cat Doctor 09    
Cat Doctor 10 Norman (Pop) Michaud 68-69
  Bill Heikkinen 70-72
Cat Doctor 12 Jim King 69-70
Fix It   06 Thomas H. Paaso 67-68

     

282nd AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBERS & CREWS

 

ACFT # CREWCHIEF TOUR GUNNER / INFO
025 Mike Sizemore 68-69 John Kerr / Alleycat 23
027 David H. Howington 67-68 / Crashed and burned 21 January 68
036 Joe Sumner 67-68 James C. Tew
049      
075     Nat Helms
089 Lowell Truscott 67-68 / Burned at Hue Airfield 31 January 68
117 Byron L. Walker 69-70  
123 Jim Wall 68-69  
145 Scott Williams 69-70  
  Bill Wilson 69-70 Ted Toland, Dennis Ahola
  Rod Howard 70 Ted Toland
  George Norris 70-71 Eddie Chapman, Tom Double
202 Ron Daniels 70-71 Ed "Bugs" Mc Pherson
207 Mike Peterson 70-71  
224 Mike Peterson 70-71  
232 Billy J. Kinsley 69-70  
278    

/ 123 shrapnel holes (Cat’s Meow article)

287 Roy Kaleher 70 / Crashed & the recovery team burned it
334 Charles Brawn 68-69 / 69-15334
425 Boyle   Moore / Cat Doctor Ship
  De Bernardo 69-70 Moore
456 Larry Otte 65-66  
457 Bob Tallent 67-68  
  Jerry Staggs 68-69  
  Loren H. Johnson 68-69  
  Jim Trout 70-71  
462 Gregory Veal 68-69  
491 Charlie Wethern 68-69  
499 Dick Petta 68  
  Charles O’Hara  69 Eugene Christiansen / crashed 6 Feb.69
505 Lee Smith 68-69 Glenn Atwood
514 Charles Brawn 68-69 / 67-17514
519 Wilfred Ledger 69 Dale Addlesberger / 62-12519
528 Pete Ferrell 70-71 David Schoemacher
529 Jack Craig 69
67-17529 / Bill Farress / Acft destroyed 1971 in Laos
531 Richard Singleton 68-69  
537 James Bush 70-71  
549 Charles York 70-71  
558 Joe Melvin 66-68  
561 Jerry Staggs 68-69  
566 Dale E. Lott 68-69 Bill Hicks / Alley Cat
567 Byron L. Walker 69-70  
575 Arthur Tomlinson 71 Chuck Jowers
606 No Crew Info, Acft assigned Gun Platoon 66-67 UH-1B 63-08606 Acft sold on eBay.Com, 07/2003
619     Paul McCahon
628  Roy Bultman 65-66 Author A. Freda / Crashed 3 Sept 66 Dalot
  James L. Armstrong    
643 Lee Womack 71 68-15643 / Jose' Cano 
  Jose' Cano 71 Kenneth San Soucie, Paul Roderick, Charles Jowers, Tim Warner
669 Danny Beck 68-69 Michael Burke / Alleycats
683   70-71 Gridley Hilpert
687 Hernandez 69-70 Dennis Ahola
688 Ross Allen McCrea 70-71  
693 Alvin Thomason 67-68 Robert L. Brown
696   70-71 Jim Meehan
714 Jim Wall 68-69 Nat Helms
716 Jerry Hood 67-68  
  James Mathews  69-70  
722   70 Rod Howard
725 Jim Wall 68-69 Nat Helms
726   66-67 Tom Teleky / Alley Cats
731 Jerry Staggs  68-69  
736 Sam Potts 66-67  
  Maurice Seghetti 67-68 James Payne / Badly shot up on 21 Jan, 68
738 Larry Otte 66-67  
  Gerald Marmo 67-68  
740 Harry Kunkler 69 Ed Krissie
744

69 Wade Lieseke  
  Dennis Wagner 70-71 Curtis Meachom / Alley Cats
746   70 Wade Lieseke
754 Jim Armstrong  66-67 Walter Grinnell
  Joe Sumner 67-68 Solon McGinnis
  Richard Albanese 67-68  
765 James Dockens 71  
  Jose' Cano 71  
799 Ken Loomis  69-70  
814 William Wade 67-68  
874 Hiedi Atanian, Jr 67-68 Jerry Elliott
886 Robert Tallent 67-68 Bernie Emswiller
893     / “Last Chance”
903 Glenn Ells 67-68  
916 Charles Lun 67-68  
  Jeff Perez 67-68  
  Mike Curtain    
929 Phil Johnson    
937 Mike Marsh 69-70 Danny Smith
943     Danny Smith
954 Tom Adams 65-66 / “Bell Lemon” (65954)
965 Bill Hartley 65-66  
976 Mike Glessner 66-68  
998 Glenn Ells 67-68  
  Joe Walters 68-70 Nat Helms