PICTURES OF INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT, RECOGNITION. AND OTHER NOTEWORTHY EVENTS
NKP 21st SOS LATE 1969
(COURTESY OF JOHN "JAY" MERZ)
NKP in 1965
Left to right: Dick Laine, "Speedy" Alverez, David Cutillo, Joe Ballinger
(COURTESY OF JOE BALLINGER)
DET. 15 LUKE AFB--COURTESY OF BOB STONE
KAMAN ROTOR TIPS ARTICLE (COURTESY OF JOHAN RAGAY)
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(01) John Flournoy (cockpit) logs first 1,000 hours of his just under 3,000 hours of H-43 time. Moody AFB, GA 1965. Dick Pfadenhaur (Spelling?) standing, was Moody Det CC at the time.
(02) John Flournoy logs 2000 hours of H-43 time.
(03 & 04) Bob Runninger, Det. 25 Eglin, receiving the Kaman Scroll of Honor and presented by Colonel Walter (Walt) Derck Commander 44th ARRSq. Robins AFB Ga
(05) James J. D. Adams received DFC w/1st OLC
(06) Bill Crawford received DFC
(07) Jerry Kibby's going away 21st SOS Oct 70
(08) John Flournoy receiving German Medal of Gratitude from a German General at Ramstein AB in Germany in 1963. We deployed from Spangdahlem to Hamburg in an H-19 after the worst floods to hit Germany in recent memory put Hamburg under water in Feb of 63.
(09 & 10) John Flournoy receives Senior Pilots Wings
(11) John Flournoy 2nd from left. Capt. Kever Holly our Det. CC at the time in the cockpit of the H-43.
(12 & 13) John Flournoy receives AFCM for outstanding performance during the Moraccan flood disaster of January 1963.
(14) John Flournoy receives AFCM for outstanding performance at Hq. ARRS.
(15 & 16) Major General Saunders, ARRS/CC presents Tuck Kemper with the MAC Distinguished Individual Safety Award for his work at Det. 2, 37th ARRS in Sept 1977. In picture 15 Dave Campbell is to the right of the Gene. In picture 16 Major Dennis Olson, DETCO, is just to the rear of the General.
(17) Jack Watkins being presented the Airmen's Medal and Air Force Commendation medal for saving the lives of two Airmen at Det. 4 Thule AFB Greenland. Don Damoth was my Det. Commander at Thule. The award was presented at the 41st. by Col. Davis C 130 Pilot and Commander of the 41st Sq.