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Hi

I was just able to copy these pics from Gary Robinson.

The last C130A out of Naha 16 Apr 1971, 56-0551.

No camo from E Flight. Also a pic of its last user the Chad AF.

Thanks Gary

Bob

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I always look closely at the troops pictured in old photos that members post and up till now have not recoginized anyone. I knew if I kept looking would one day find someone I knew and lo and behold believe I've suceeded.

Believe the officer in the second row second from the right is a good fellow named Davidson. In the front row second from the right the SSgt is, I believe a flight line troop whose name is Gregorio. The three of us where stationed together at the AFFTC in the AMST IOT&E test team from 75 till 78.

I would be extremely grateful if someone here could confirm if I'm correct and any info about these guys after 1978.

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I always look closely at the troops pictured in old photos that members post and up till now have not recoginized anyone. I knew if I kept looking would one day find someone I knew and lo and behold believe I've suceeded.

Believe the officer in the second row second from the right is a good fellow named Davidson. In the front row second from the right the SSgt is, I believe a flight line troop whose name is Gregorio. The three of us where stationed together at the AFFTC in the AMST IOT&E test team from 75 till 78.

I would be extremely grateful if someone here could confirm if I'm correct and any info about these guys after 1978.

Larry,

I believe you are right on Gregorio, he was the Crew Chief when I was there in '67-'68.

Sonny

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I recognize Rich"Pineapple" Gregorio. At CCK he was a Crew Chief,QA, and then a E-Flight Team Chief. He at one time Crewed a Snub-Nosed C-130A 53-3135.

He is now living in TX. I talked with him a few weeks ago and he remembers many of us from E-Flight.

EFLT at CCK/Vince

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The top picture was sent to me by Dean Cole. The second picture of everyone (including families) with the last bird was given to me by Fred Peffer when I got to CCK because he knew I wasn't able to participate in the picture taking ceremony. I remember all the people in the top picture but the names of the flight crew members have escaped me.

Top Row: Left to Right (unknown; unknown; Col Greenhill (Wing Commander deceased); Col Rehwaldt (E-Flight Commander); unknown; unknown)

Bottom Row: Left to Right (Burris (Dean) Cole (MA); Richard (Dick) Green (Hydraulics, deceased); unknown (loadmaster); Fred Peffer (Crew Chief, deceased); unknown (Flt Engineer); Richard A. Gregorio (crew chief); Jerry M. Karr (crew chief)

Anyone that can help remember the other names of the flight crew members would be appreciated. I don't know how you got them to scan so good Bob. The quality I got when I scanned didn't come out near that good. Great Job.

Gary Robinson

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Larry,

Your are right about Gregorio. I met him through Bill Gohegan and Nole Hugg. We three arrived at the 374th OMS in July 69 as newbee's. They were assigned to "A" Section and I went to "D" Section on Acft 504 working for Roger Smith and Msgt Domi. It was some great times a Naha and the TDY's to Nam and Thialand.

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