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donwon

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  1. Happy New Year from me also.
  2. High wends blowing trees down on power lines. Wend gust were at 85 mph in the early morning starting the fires. Please pray for these people.
  3. From Naha in 65-66 when I went in country as c/c I had orders to go for 21 days with variations as necessary. We had a shuttle from TSN to Bangcok with stops at other bases in VN and Thailand. Sometimes we would stay longer and sometimes we would be too broken down to last a week. Before leaving I went to Bangcok in a maint. detachment that serviced all C-130,s in SEA. I was there when I got orders to go back to Naha to process out. That was 50 years ago Nov 8 1966. I got out Nov 18 1966. There was about 25 of us from different bases.
  4. If this picture works you will see a couple of planes with colored tails and front areas. This is a picture of the Sewart ramp in the early 60,s.
  5. I was told a long time ago the color was "International Orange" And that it was used in the Artic. I have seen pictures of some "A" models at Sewart in the 60's with the red. Don't know if I'm remembering or imigening it. I been our 50 years in November.
  6. I was at Sewart when all the sealing took place. We may have crossed paths there.
  7. What was MIL-7808? I think we used that in the 60,s but not sure.
  8. Did he say which gearbox, or just any?
  9. Happy birthday Snowday.
  10. donwon

    Sonny's Funnies

    I can say the same, Thanks I get some good laughs.
  11. With all these places losing Herks, where are they going? Will it be like socks in the dryer?
  12. The 3 bladed prop was still in use when I got out in Nov of 66.
  13. Been doing more looking. This don't say the Vid can't be posted so if it ain't suppose to be, take it down. I think runway 12 was at Sewart. Enjoy!! I did.
  14. I hope every one has a happy and safe new year. May you keep all of your resilutions. (it aint spelt right but you get the idea.)
  15. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from my house to yours. Well at least from my computer to yours. Don
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    130 vids

    Hopefuly this will work. I saw some of these some years back. Don https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=c-130+hercules&FORM=VIRE4#view=detail&mid=BC9E55F63B1FBDCB93BCBC9E55F63B1FBDCB93BC
  17. I enjoyed that. I was already out when they started this program. There were rumors of mounting a gun in the herk, but we were thing on the ramp faceing backwards. What a surprise. Thankd Bill.
  18. ony, I think that Sgt Taner and I went to Naha at the same time. I think he is listed on my orders for something. I will look and see.
  19. What is the FS on the urinal on the "A"?
  20. In the credits I noticed our own Skip Davenport. I enjoyed this.
  21. I am slowly getting to where I can find my way around. Thanks for putting up with us and providing this site for us. The other Don (donwon)
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