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This is a majestic piece of work you have presented to us with the five volumes. Excellent Larry and proud to know you and have had the opportunity to work with you both in the Air Force and in our civilian efforts. See you at FLAG in March 2013.

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6911th RGM 56-60, Comm Center, Crypto. Some of the best years of my life (with the exception of one S/Sgt.) Met and married my wife there 56 years ago ... Three children, plenty of grand and great-grand children. We serve our Lord with gladness!

I maintained the 6911th RGM website until November of this year. SA - LUTE ! ! everyone who served in USAFSS ! !

:)


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Larry,

Thanks for your great histories of USAFSS. I was a 30452 radio maintenance puke who delighted in finding himself embedded in an intel organization. 6913th at Bremerhaven Jul-Dec 1959. Forced transfer to 6937th at Peshawar from Dec 59 to Sep 60. Interesting times there after Powers shootdown. (He took off from the Peshawar airport). 6981st at Elmendorf from Nov 1960 till Sep 1962 with TDYs to Northeast Cape and the AFSSO at Eielson. After discharge, spent 4 yrs in CIA including a tour in Taiwan with their U-2 project. Marriage to "dreaded" foreign national terminated that happy experience.


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I am doing research on my late father whom was a member of the 6960th Spt Gr USAFSS. I am interested to find out more on the history of this unit and maybe catch a picture of my father somewhere.

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Glad to see you in print again. Many good times at Rhein Main in "sham shop" :!beer:

Added: December 1, 2012
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Happy to see volumes 4 & 5 are coming soon.

Served at the 6910th in Darmstadt May 1963 thru Dec 1964.


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Served USAF '70-'77, as 207 with assignments in 6921st, Ramason Station, Det 3 6994th, 6947th, USAFSACS, 6908th.

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I served usafss 1962-1963-
6981st-det 1
Saint Lawrence Island,N.E. Cape, Alaska

6925th - Clarka AFB, Philippines - 1963-1965


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After nine months at Syracuse in the Intensive Russian program and some technical training in San Angelo, I received orders to go to Turkey. I wanted flight duty, so I was assigned to some additional training and received my order to Yokota Air Base. Spent the best years of my life as a BAT5 in the 6988th. I was born in Portland, Oregon, but now live in Florida because of my best friend that I met at Syracuse. Tom Johntry was from Jacksonville and challenged me to move to Florida. These were the best years of my life. After getting my degree I tried to re-enlist, but the recruiter said I was too old. Since when is 25 too old?! :)

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6949TH USAFSS FEB 67 THRU DEC 68
SGT
HAD AROUND 900 CREW HOURS OVER 40 MISSIONS(AM with 3clusters)
AS 203-51 LINQUIST N ANALYST MAINLY FIGHTERS
SUPERVISORS WERE SSGT MIKE COONEY AND TSGT ART GORT(FATHER IN LAW WAS MAJOR ENGELS OF YOKOTA unit)
BOTH WERE GREAT GUYS AND AMS'S(WIZZARDS)

FLEW ARTIC, MED, EUROPE, FAR EAST, SEA OF O, WITH 55TH STRAT RECON
LANDED UPPER HEYFORD, EILSON, YUKOTA, KADENA

ENJOYED MY TIME AND WOULD HAVE REUPPTED,BUT NEW FRAU DIDN'T WANT TO LIVE IN ALASKA, WHICH IS WHERE EVERYONE WAS GOING AFTER OFFUTT AND INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN AT SYRACUES; SO I GOT OUT AND WENT INTO COMPUTER ANALYST/PROGRAMMER AND MADE GOOD MONEY.....WHICH I LEARNED ABOUT WHILE IN THE 6949TH FROM ANOTHER AIRMAN WHOSE WIFE WORKED FOR MA BELL MAKING TWICE(10K) WHAT WE DID AS SGT WITH FLIGHT PAY AND SEPARATE RATS(5K).

OUR REUP BONUS WAS ABOUT 5K.
QUITE A FEW MSGTS AMS WITH MASTERS IN RUSSIAN WENT TO OCS AND CAME BACK AS 2ND LTS AND AMS.

I CONSIDER MYSELF FORTUNATE TO HAVE HAD SUCH EXCITING, INTERESTING AND FUN DUTY WITH WELL EDUCATED AND DEDECATED MEMBERS.


Added: August 7, 2012
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