Submitted by Name: Richard (* * *) Kale From: Kingman Arizona E-mail: Contact
Comments: Larry: Entered AF in Jan 53 (Sampson AFB) Attended Morse training at Keesler, selected to advanced training as Intercept operator, graduated and assigned to APO61 Landsbaerg German, 6910th, later changed to 01st and 05th. I worked in DF Control and Site survery. Left in 56, asssigned to 23rd processing center Kelly. Assigned to Turkey in 57 (Ankara), never heard mission there and Sqd relocated to outside Istanbul. While there TDY to both sites.Left Turkey in 58, assigned to Goodfellow, Instructor in X@ school. Left Texas in 60 for Pakistan, Outstanding mission, basicly same as Turkey, Left in 61(no assignment, they tried to get me to extend and bring my family over) Assigned to 62nd Troop carrier McCord AFB Tacoma, assigned to Combat control, Finally aftera year and a half, got assignment to Chicksands in 63, left in 67 for Alaska, stayed till 70, thean Vietnam, back to Alaska again and retired in Feb. 73. Love all my duty, not so much some of the assignments, but you take the good with the bad. Met and still communicate with so great people. Outstanding site and I will buy you books.
Added: November 15, 2011
Submitted by Name: Harry B. Davis From: Missouri E-mail: Contact
Comments: I served with the 6987th at LinKou from 10/57 - 01/59. I am extremely proud of the work that was done there, and throughout the USAFSS. Thank you for recording it's history.
Added: November 14, 2011
Submitted by Name: Ralph Gray From: Indiana, Texas E-mail: Contact
Comments: I served in the USAF from 1969-1973, attended DLI in the Basic Czech course, and was stationed in Darmstadt and Rimbach as a member of the 6910th Security Group (AFSC 20331).
After an 18 year separation, I re-enlisted in 1991 as a member of the Texas Air National Guard, retiring in 2007 as a SMSgt-E8.
My duty at DLI, Goodfellow AFB, an Germany were some of the most memorable times of my life. I am proud to have served as a member of the USAFSS.
Added: November 14, 2011
Submitted by Name: Dave Lally From: Chardon, Ohio E-mail: Contact
Comments: I went through Radio Intercept Analysis school at Goodfellow AFB in 1960. Assigned to AFSCC at Kelly AFB as a Nuclear, Biological and Chemical warfare analyst, AFSC 20250. Served with many fine men. Great memories of the Knights Courchant and the Friday night beer meetings, Illegitimus Non Tu Carborundum.
Added: November 11, 2011
Submitted by Name: Jim Miller From: Chicago, IL E-mail: Contact
Comments: Larry: I was originally assigened to Goodfellow AFB after basic in 1959 as a Personnel Apprentice (732X0) and got a 4 year tour at the IG Farben in Frankfurt and subsequent assignements overseas as a 732X0 on Crete 66-68) and ended up at Misawa 170-1973 with stateside tours at Kelly and Goodfeloow. Being with USAFSS was great and the personnel assigned with me were the finest..
Added: November 7, 2011
Submitted by Name: Burton R. Knotts From: Little Rock, Arkanssa E-mail: Contact
Comments: Larry, I was in the USAFSS from 1950-52, 1st RSM & 15th RSM, Japan & Korea. I have the 3 volumes, awaiting the 4th. The depth of research and details are amazing in your work. The interviews, mixed in with the statistical data, added a good change-of-pace for readers and researchers. I am honored to have you as a fellow Airman friend.
Comments: i was stationed at Hahn AB with the 6911th Mobile Security Sq 75-76. Trying to contact Bob Trussell from Tx and perhaps Moscow ID.
Added: October 28, 2011
Submitted by Name: ALAN J WILHERE From: INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA E-mail: Contact
Comments: Larry,I just ran across your site, and want to read all your histories. Loved my USAFSS experience. Russian language school Indiana Univ, 64-65,Goodfellow AB 65-66, Misawa AB 66-68, Darmstadt 68-71, NSA 71-72. A classmate from language school recently tracked down most members, am sure they all would love to read your work.
Added: September 24, 2011
Submitted by Name: Cary D. Payne From: Douglasville, Georgia E-mail: Contact
Comments: Darmstadt- Nov. 1967 to Nov. 1969 292x1 Dog Flight. Never had another job I loved as much. Except the rotating shifts ofcourse!!!! Thanks for the memories.
Added: September 22, 2011
Submitted by Name: Paul J. Fiske From: Allentown, Pa. E-mail: Contact
Comments: Good Evening, I served with the United States Air Force Security Service from 1958 to 1962 in Germany and England. Paul J. Fiske