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 Record Number: 2983 Posted: March 20, 2007, 8:19 am 
Name: Herbert Archer
Found: Just surfed on in
Location: Mooresville, Indiana, USA
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
Army 1965 - 1969
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
ASA/ NSA
Comments:
I was Army ASA and attended Voice Intercept training @ Goodfellow AFB and then went on to duty with the NSA ...was a Mandarin Chinese linguist /translator-interpreter..Army MOS was 04B2L20
just thought i would saty "Hi"

 Record Number: 2982 Posted: March 19, 2007, 10:00 am 
Name: John Hughey
Found: Helen sent me
Location: Colton, CA
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
1956-1960
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6921st, 6989th Trick 1
Comments:
I was given the site location some time ago, but misplaced the information on how to get it. Recently I have been in contact by email and phone from members of Trick 1. It was really good to hear from so many that I was stationed with. Glad to have known all that I remember. Glad to be member of the USAFSS Misawa site.

 Record Number: 2981 Posted: March 19, 2007, 7:37 am 
Name: charles w desmarais
Found: Helen sent me
Location: Contoocoo, NH USA
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
USAFSS Italy
Comments:
Saw the reunion in the VFW and Legion magazines and wrote to wish you all a happy reunion as I thought I may have gone to school w/ some of you. Spent 1963 at Kelly AFT and Goodfellow AFB training as a 202 and then served in Italy for 18 monts at teh 6917th. Anyone recognize my name???? Thanks.

 Record Number: 2980 Posted: March 17, 2007, 9:26 pm 
Name: Tim Zeiher
Found: Found using a search engine
Location: Bar Harbor, Maine
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
05/71-07/74
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6921 Scty. Gp, Dog Flight
Comments:
Inlisted August 1970, discharge July 1974...worked with many great guys. "Kiwi" was my room mate who was killed in Viet Nam. Work with the "Greek" from Santa Barbara.

Greatly enjoyed my time at Misawa, wonder what it looks like today. Would love to take a tour.

 Record Number: 2979 Posted: March 17, 2007, 10:10 am 
Name: Rob "Gohan" Price
Found: surfing around and then Helen sent me.
Location: San Diego, California
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
1969-1972
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6921st - trick 3
Comments:
I remember making many great friends and having some crazy adventures. As a member of the t3's Thirsty 13, most of you will know how I spent the majority of my off duty time:)Still have my old trick jacket and my t13 medallion.

I'm glad to see that there is a site on the web that is helping to keep Misawas history alive.

Gohan

 Record Number: 2978 Posted: March 15, 2007, 10:28 pm 
Name: Harry Lawrence
Found: Linked from another site
Location: San Angelo, TX
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
06/71-06/74 06/76-01-78
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
Able Flight (Trick 1) 71/74 Baker Flight (Trick 2) 76/78
Comments:
Worked Block 12 both tours. Coached Football and softball. Played softball also.

 Record Number: 2977 Posted: March 12, 2007, 10:52 pm 
Name: Pamela Hietala
Found: Found using a search engine
Location: Texas
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
1987-1991
Comments:
Hello, I had some very fantastic times in Misawa. My first son lived there the whole time. I wish my other two children could experience the culture. Love to hear from you.

 Record Number: 2976 Posted: March 12, 2007, 3:26 pm 
Name: Jerry D Adams
Found: Helen sent me
Location: Wasilla, Alaska
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
Dec 62 - Dec 64
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6989 Scty Gp/6921 Scty Wg (702X0 in Personnel)
Comments:
Spent most of career in USAFSS. After leaving Misawa, went to Hq USAFSS as a 702X0. Left Hq in 1966 and retrained into 732X0 (personne) until 1969. Assigned to OL 1 6960th AB Gp in San Antonio (CBPO in the Sky) from 69-70. Went to 6949th Scty Sq (Offut AFB NE) for a year and then on to the 6986th Scty Gp (Wakanai Japan) until its closure in 1973. From there back to Hq from 72 - 77. Then to 6931st Scty Gp on the isle of Crete (Greece) until 1979. Spent a little more than a year at Randolph AFB (12th AB Gp) until 1981 and then finished my career in Honolulu HI at IPAC (Intel Center Pacific). Retired in May 1983 and moved to Alaska for retirement.

 Record Number: 2975 Posted: March 12, 2007, 10:22 am 
Name: Chuck HIggins
Found: Linked from another site
Location: Redlands, CA, USA
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
None
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
None
Comments:
I spent 17 years in USAFSS and enjoyed every one of them.

 Record Number: 2974 Posted: March 11, 2007, 8:11 pm 
Name: Anne Overall
Found: A friend sent me
Location: Bailey, Colorado
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
Feb 79 to Aug-80
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6920th SS Able Flight, (I think!)
Comments:
I went to Misawa unaccompanied after getting married at Tech school in Pensacola to a Marine, Mike. Lived on "the hill" in the girls dorm. I was a 202X2 but trained in AIT and stayed at that rack for my whole tour. Guys from the NSGA side would come over and check me out because they said I had a sexy voice! ha! It was really hard to be without my husband there, but I found Jesus in Misawa! :) My fondest memories are of the OCSC Hospitality House outside the base where Ray and Char Houser ministered and had home cooked meals for us once a week. Also I made good friends, Trish Hogan, Larry and Debbie Ogden and I still keep in touch with them today. The festivals were awesome, and going off-base was always a wonderful adventure. Mike and I are a sucess story, the odds weren't good but God is... We are still married after 28 years, have three wonderful children and a grandchild on the way. I cross-trained to a 202 after Misawa and was stationed with Mike at Homestead until my 4 was up. Mike stayed in for 11, then went civilian and still is. Old supervisors Wayne Smuck, Art Helfter and Frank Fedarko was my Flight Commander. Would love to hear from anyone who shared this special experience!

 Record Number: 2973 Posted: March 11, 2007, 5:32 pm 
Name: Johnny Dollar
Found: Helen sent me
Location: Ochlocknee, GA
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
July 1961-August 1963
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6989th Trick 4
Comments:
We worked the COM Center, so there were not very many of us.
Sorry to hear AP Alley is gone. I remember the blizzard one winter and the club was kept open all night on the Hill. Some good friends were made and have not been forgotten.

 Record Number: 2972 Posted: March 11, 2007, 1:17 pm 
Name: Wes & Mary Neal Ackiss
Found: A friend sent me
Location: The Villages, Florida
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
October 1963, October 1966
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
Trick 4
Comments:
Wes/Brooke and Mary Neal Ackiss

 Record Number: 2971 Posted: March 7, 2007, 9:14 pm 
Name: Bill Martin
Found: Linked from another site
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Comments:
I was a 201 at the 6902nd at Shiroi AB, Japan, when the unit split in 1958 and the MA guys went north and a little over year later we went south to Okinawa.

 Record Number: 2970 Posted: March 1, 2007, 11:26 am 
Name: Mikel Shelton Jr.
Found: Helen sent me
Location: Elkridge, Maryland 21075-5954
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
11/1965-11/1970
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6921st Security Wing Trick 2
Comments:
Adventure is for the young and its a beautiful ride.

 Record Number: 2969 Posted: February 28, 2007, 1:24 am 
Name: Greg Ferringer
Found: A friend sent me
Location: Oviedo, Florida
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
12/82-12-86, 08/89-09/97
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6920th, 301st
Comments:
First tour was as a military member assigned in the initial Ladylove group, and the second tour was as a agency civilian assigned to Ladylove.

Guestbook Administrator's Comment:
DutchNote: Welcome aboard, Greg. Here's wishing you success in re-connecting with old friends and comrades!


 Record Number: 2968 Posted: February 21, 2007, 11:29 pm 
Name: gary henson(aka-foxie)
Found: Found using a search engine
Location: san jacinto-calif
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
1961-1963
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6989th rsm-trick 3
Comments:
Just wanted to say trick 3 hats were purple if that helps anyone

 Record Number: 2967 Posted: February 21, 2007, 11:05 pm 
Name: gary henson(aka-foxie)
Found: Found using a search engine
Location: san jacinto-calif
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
1961-1963
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6989th rsm-trick 3
Comments:
I have been on this site before and I could not remember some of the names of airmen I served with. I now remember some of the names and hope this will jog some of the memories of some of you. I roomed with RON SAYERS,JAMES QUAYLE,STEVE HOLTZ(very good bowler),and LEROY JEFFERSON,also remember names like JOHN ROOKER(slimmy john),BENNY BENIVIDES,DARYL MUNSON,RON BROWN,and RICHARD SOBIECK-great times and lots of memories. Sorry to hear all the bars on AP alley are gone. To all who served in SS squadrons around the world be very proud of what you did for your country I know I am-SAYONARA

 Record Number: 2966 Posted: February 15, 2007, 9:44 am 
Name: Al Downs
Found: Found using a search engine
Location: Rome, New York
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
June'67-June'68
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
3- and 4-day Rotating
Comments:
Absolutely wonderful site (as is www.wakkanai was my home.com)

Jan'66 Lackland; blizzard of '66 started day I flew fm NY
Mar'66-Jun'67 Indiana University (the Castle) and Goodfellow AFB (cruising the strip)
- 203x1 classes with Sgt. Charbonneau whom I later saw at Wakkanai; boy, those shots hurt when you reached up for the reels;
'67-68 6921st Misawa; just missed earthquake and hijacking while on way to
'68-June'69 6986th Wakkanai where the newbies were told the fish factory smell was from a crematorium over the hill; forgot that, didn't you??
Found Leggett - anybody else??

 Record Number: 2965 Posted: February 14, 2007, 10:12 am 
Name: Paul Brozynski
Found: chixnet.com
Location: Aurora, IL
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
01/93-09/93
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6920th ESG Baker flt
Comments:
As a 292x2 / 207x2 (1zv), only spent 7 months at Misawa until I decided to retire from the AF. Enjoyed Japan and got to see what everyone was saying about the place before I arrived. Spent 3 tours at Chicksands (1970-72,1980-83,1987-90),Italy (1985-87), Ft. Meade (1983-85) and Denver (1990-92)(Buckley ANGB). Great website too.....

 Record Number: 2964 Posted: February 10, 2007, 6:22 pm 
Name: Mary Ptacek
Found: Helen sent me
Location: Henderson, Nevada 89052 (Suburb of Las Vegas)
Misawa tour/s of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
07/06/77 - 07/07/79
Misawa organization/s (include Trick if you remember)?
6920th Security Service (Baker Flight all the way!!)
Comments:
Would love to hear from ANYBODY during my tenor!! Yes, Karyn!! Had some great times in Misawa! The roll calls after the mid shifts were super! The trips that Baker Flight went on during their three day breaks were good too! Have been out of the military ever since 1981 ....wow! That makes me old! Now own my own busines!

 Record Number: 2963 Posted: February 7, 2007, 12:28 pm 
Name: Karyn Jannelle Pasquine
Found: Helen sent me
Location: Bangor, ME
Misawa tour(s) of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
07/76 - 07/78
Misawa organization(s)?
6920th Baker Flight & Disaster Preparedness
Comments:
Helen's phone call brought back many memories- would like to hear from folks on Baker flt. Mary Ptacek? Kim Waytish? Steve Stark? Gwen Crouse I do exchange Christmas cards,many good friends back there.

 Record Number: 2962 Posted: February 7, 2007, 12:25 pm 
Name: Dutch Wiest
Location: San Ramon, CA
Misawa tour(s) of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
59-62
Misawa organization(s)?
6989th RSM, T4
Comments:
For those of you who may have recently attempted, but were unable to sign the guestbook - my apologies. I've had repeated problems caused by my hosting service and have hopefully circumvented these permanently.

Please take a moment to leave your post again, and thanks for you patience and understanding.

 Record Number: 2961 Posted: February 4, 2007, 12:50 pm 
Name: John Grimm
Found: Just surfed on in
Location: Acworth, GA
Misawa tour(s) of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
1956-1959
Misawa organization(s)?
6921st RGM
Comments:
I was assigned as the Supply Officer for the 6921st RGM, and additional duty as the Postal Officer. I remember the morning it had snowed so much that we (Lt. George Nancarrow) drove between the snow poles and out into the field going around the airstrip. Col. Branch was the commander, and Lt. Col. "Shaky" Graham was the exec. I shouldn't call him "shaky" because I too now have the "shakes".
I made several "pay-runs" to the remote sites, so many of you who were there in that time frame proably met me. Like most of you, Misawa has many pleasant memories. My last ten years in the Air Force were as a commissary officer at L.G. Hanscom Field, MA, and Izmir, Turkey. I retired as Chief of Services at Randolph AFB.
I then accepted a civilian position as Commissary Officer in Stuttgart, Germany, and retired from the commissary business at Ft. Bragg, NC. I now work part-time at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw, GA, about 30 miles up I-75 from Atlanta. Come see me if you are ever in the area.

 Record Number: 2960 Posted: January 28, 2007, 5:55 pm 
Name: Ed Rand
Found: Found using a search engine
Location: Chandler, AZ
Misawa tour(s) of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
84-86
Misawa organization(s)?
Charlie Flt. 6920th
Comments:
Had a great time, skiing at Appi, and way too much beer.

 Record Number: 2959 Posted: January 27, 2007, 5:04 pm 
Name: Bob Garlits
Found: Found using a search engine
Location: Waverly, Ohio
Misawa tour(s) of duty (mm/yy-mm/yy)?
07/76 - 01/79
Misawa organization(s)?
6920 Scty Gp DAWG Flight
Comments:
Sorry for double entry. I can be contacted at rgarlits@roadrunner.com
Also, my wife Lenna worked as a civilian in Personnel and later for LtCol Lopez on the hill. During my 25 years in USAF, 14.5 in USAFSS I was an X1, X2, and 202. I finished my B.S. at Misawa in 77 and finally got a commission in '80. Asked to go back to USAFSS but got stuck as a computer center manager at England AFB, Alexandria, LA. It was fun while it lasted. Two tours in Italy, one Crete, Vietnam, and Misawa. Last duty station at Ramstein AFB, GE. Retired June 1990. Living in Waverly, Ohio now.

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