Joe Ballinger swearing in as a Regular Officer Walt Turk at NKP in June 65. (L to R) is A1C Harry Hart, SSgt Roberto Rodriquez, MSgt Love, A2C Arthur Black, Capt Joe Ballinger, Capt Tom Curtis (Holding flag), TSgt Chet Rainey(behind flag), A3C Darwin Devers (in Door), Capt Stan Schaetzle, 1/Lt Walt Turk, A1C John Stewart behind A2C May, A2C David Cutillo, Capt Dick Laine & Capt Bruce Hepp.
The small flag was from those we gave out on "Village Runs" with our Flight Surgeon using the "Off Alert" crew. The only American Flag we had on base for then! (Courtesy of Joe Ballinger)