Submitted by Name: David Dodson From: North Pole Alaska E-mail: Contact
Comments: I trust you remember this tired old Gunner from our days at Omaha, Upper Heyford, Mildenhall, Rhein-Main, etc....I was wondering how I would go about obtaining a copy of your "magnum opus" on USAFSS and ESC....
Dave Dodson SMsgt (Ret)
Added: April 11, 2013
Submitted by Name: Jerry Fisher From: Marysville,Wa E-mail: Contact
Comments: Lots of good information
Added: April 10, 2013
Submitted by Name: Gary McPhgerson From: N.California E-mail: Contact
Comments: Larry.It is something else to read about ones self in a book.I'm very proud to have been able to help with a little input about the Early Drillpress unit in 1966.I started to read it as soon as I pulled it out of the mailbox.Outstanding work Larry.My hat is off to you.Love to meet you face to face someday.You and all the OPS people are a special breed.I was not on flying status but did fly a few missions with them.Never will forget.Thank you Larry for the book.
Added: March 19, 2013
Submitted by Name: Charles Buzzard From: Wheeling, West Virginia E-mail: Contact
Comments: I served as a W20250 Texas - Philippines - Puzzle Palace from 1961 to 1964.
To be honest, I wish I'd stayed in.
Added: March 11, 2013
Submitted by Name: Chet Gulczynski From: Wilmington DE E-mail: Contact
Comments: I just posted the following on the USAFSS RollCall website:
I am half-way through Vol. V and my reaction to the narrative is: "Riveting!" (pun strictly intended, lol!). Like many a thrilling novel I've read, I have to force myself to put this book down, turn out the light and go to sleep.
I learned the answers to a number of questions I have had for some time, such as "Why were Black Sea ACRP missions discontinued?" (The Turks kicked us out of Incirlik at around the same time other areas were heating up); and "Why did the 6988th at Yokota base all the back end crews at Misawa (and keep the a/c at Yokota!) for a while?" (Turns out it was recognized as a bad idea and discontinued after about a year).
I've said it before and will say it again; Larry has performed a great service to the USAF, the SIGINT/COMINT community and to the nation as a whole by capturing and preserving this history. Great job, Larry! Thanks!
Added: February 22, 2013
Submitted by Name: Ron Chapelle From: 6916th, 6988th, Det 2, 6994th E-mail: Contact
Comments: I have notoriously slow reading speed and so am only through Volume IV as I write this, but I must express my gratitude to you, Larry, for your incredible effort, amazing detail and research that could never have been accomplished by anyone without a lifetime in our community of silent warriors. Thank you so much for recording an important era of world history and the parts played by a thin green line of incredible young men (and women.)
Now, if I could only do something about your taste in libations...
Added: February 16, 2013
Submitted by Name: Milton Fulghum From: O'Fallon, MO E-mail: Contact
Comments: I have had time to scan through the first FTV airborne volume. Scanning was no easy task because I kept noticing material that caught my attention. This would result in reading several pages. The material includes a ton of well-researched information on related events. Anyone who was ever associated with USAFSS or later versions of the service will find this exciting reading.
Added: February 11, 2013
Submitted by Name: Lloyd Douglas Rood From: Fort Wayne, IN E-mail: Contact
Comments: Radio Intercept Analysis school at Goodfellow, 1964, 6981st Elmendorf, 1964-1965, 6937th Peshwar, 1966-1967. a "never forget" experience!
Added: January 31, 2013
Submitted by Name: Tom Emdy From: Bloomington, Mn. E-mail: Contact
Comments: Have finished Volume Iv, am working my way through Vol.V--what a herculean achievement, so much effort. A "CAT IV" work from beginning to end!
Added: January 30, 2013
Submitted by Name: Roy Dixon From: Baltimore, MD E-mail: Contact
Comments: Larry, I stumbled across your site while researching Cold War Vets. Thank you. I was a Ground Radio Repairman assigned to the 6970th USAFSS/6973rd Security Squadron which later became the 6940th ESW/6943rd ESS under the command of Col.James Clapper. I was attached to "T" Group and supported many of the collections & intercept analysts, both ground and airborne. I was responsible for servicing & restoring much of the old electronics gear you all may be familiar with. Proud to be a Cold War Vet! Thank you all.
Roy Dixon SGT - 6943rd ESS Ft. Meade, MD 1979-1982