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2019 6918th Reunion Jacksonville, FL
1970 – 2009
1970s D Flt Reunion
2007 D Flt Reunion Las Vegas
2008 Mini Reunion Kansas City
2009 Dawg Flt Reunion St. Louis
2011 – 2017
2011 6918th Reunion San Antonio
2013 6918th Reunion San Antonio
2015 6918th Reunion, Minneapolis
2017 6918th Reunion, Colorado Springs
BX / Base Exchange
BX / Base Exchange
1970 - 1971 Rockets Football Team Can anyone put names to this group of young men??? Back Row-L to R Unk, Doug Hardeman, Unk, Unk, Bill Bagby, Bob Gourley, Ukn, Ukn , Colefield, Ukn, Ukn, Tim Dowers aka Bama Middle Row-L to R Thomas A Dean, Ron Gilbert, Fred Corsi, Joe Ruffalo, Mike Masden, Matt Saddler, William Cunningham?, James E Miller (became Brigadier General), Larry Ockerman Front Row-L to R Oly Harrison, Steve Emery, Charles A. Gullatt, Joe Skoskie, Chuck Welner, Rod Teuscher, Rick Hull, Dean Tuturice.
Shown are Major Coy A Sims (now deceased) presenting the 1960 Brady Boxing Team jacket to A/2C Blueford. The patch references the USAFSS and the 5th Air Force PACAF Boxing Team
63 Hakata Rockets Front row (cheerleaders): Front left - Ms Barnes, Center - Ms Churchill, Front Right - Ms Hedges (Later became Mrs. Prescott). Front row (players): #23 Len Ferenchack , #68 - Sam Wooten, #77,James Buzza , #65 - Dan Toppings, #61 John Waldrip - , #63 George Rouse, #66 Pat Blohm Middle row: #18 Robert Bailey, #85 - Eddie Fields, #87 Gary Howell , #82 - Danny Hollingsworth, #60 Gary Buell, #42 - Bo Carp, #44 Mike Pace Back row: Asst Coach - Action Jackson, #24 Rick Nelson, #55 Bruce Murphy, #81 - Joe Madden, #46 - Henry Roundtree, #11 - Lew Kelly, #80 - Hayward Prescott, #33 - Jim “Butter” Johnson, Coach - Mace Ishida, Manager George Massengill
1970 - 1971 Rockets Football Team Can anyone put names to this group of young men??? Back Row: Colefield behind #86 left shoulder, 22 Rod Teuscher, All Others Ukn Middle Row L to R: Coach Ben Hill, Unk, #3 Gillette, #86 Doug Hardeman, #61 Steve Emery, Unk, #80 Fred Corsi, #66 Joe Ruffolo, #15 Ukn, #14 Bob Gourley, #31 James Miller (Leaning on #2), Unk, Asst Coach Big Jack Jackson, First Row L to R: Ukn, #82 Oly Harisson, #63 Ron Gilbert, #21 Chuck Welner, #50 Joe Skoskie, 62 Unk #2 Len Dowdell #53 Ukn, #43 Matt Saddler.
1965 Hakata Rockets First Row Cheerleaders: Sherry Nelson, Sheila Harris??, Judy Krzesniak, JanisZaima???, Terry Nelson Second Row L to R: Charles "Dink" Dinkyian, Ukn, Ukn, Ukn, Jim Pringle, Ukn, Kenneth Marchman Third Row: Coach Dan Toppings, Ukn, Ukn, Bill Francis, Ukn, Jeff Swan, Ukn, Little Harvey, Capt Francis "Fran" Griffin Fourth Row: Lew Kelly, Bob "Mickey" Thompson, Ukn, Green, Miles Hughs, Ken Young, Ukn, Lt Marshall
1964 Championship Team 7-0-1 Back Row, L to R: Mace Ishida #44, Jim "Butter" Johnson, Ron Smith #86, Ukn, Ukn, Leland Robinson #78, Ukn, Dan Hollingsworth #82, Ukn, Lew Kelly, Ukn, Val Quinn in hat Middle Row, L to R: Ukn, Ukn, Moose??? #97, Ken Young #55, Larry Smith #99, Jeff Swan, Ukn Front Row L to R: Bob O'Neal, Terry Mangas, Ukn, Vic (Flash) Shumate #68, Dan Toppings #66
C Flt Softball, 1969 Front Row, L to R .Lt Timothy Mooney, FR Fred Corsi, Jr., Ronald Warren, Joe Clark, SSgt Bill Pickett, Al Mattias, Rick Hull, Ronald Lewis, Major Clyde C. Spears-Ops Officer, Back Row L to R, Clark Hall , Carl Aegler, Andy Johnston, Lex Cole, Gilbert Cadena, Fred Raymond
1966 Hakata Rockets First Row R to L Capt Marshall fm 6918th. He played on the '65 team but helped coach the '66 team; #55 Gary "Possum" Kuhn; # 28 unknown; #40, "Bonehead" Sala, "C" Flt; #20, Jim Pingle, "B" Flt; #42, Ernie Kish, Security Police; #60 is a Security Policeman named Roberts; #66, Dick "Bama" Brewer, "C'' Flt; #82, Cleavan Ferguson, "B" Flt; T.J. Powell, Coach; Second Row L to R Willie Oates, equipment man, asst coach; #34, Charlie Gray (I think), base support; Between #34 and #26 is Martin "Wishbone" Wisher, also fm base support; #26, Steve Norine, 6918th; #83, Charlie Plummer, "B" Flt; 35, Ken Sellers, "D" Flt; 23, John Smethers, base transportation; #50, Bill Francis; #25, Ed Mclaughin, base support; JoeyWoods, equipment manager, "C" Flt; Major or Lt Col Booth, 6918th Commander; Third Row L to R behind #26, Avery Allen, 6918th; "Andy" Andrews, "A" Flt; behind #35 is unknown; guy behind #35 and #23 is an unknown; guy behind #23's right ear is Jimmie "The Incredible Hulk" Mcfarland, "C" Flt, Rm 8 Controller; behind #50's left ear is John "Hook" Viola, "C" Flt; behind #50 and #25 is Ronald "Speed" Malone, 6918th; and then behind #25 and Joey Wood is Al "Big Al" Amburn, "C" Flt.
Can anyone put names to the two remaining Ukns Back Field-L to R, Matt Saddler, Chuck Welner (deceased), Unk Line-L to R, Oly Harrison, Ron Gilbert, Joe Skoskie, Unk, Fred Corsi
1964 Rockets Basketball Team Back Row, L to R: Coach Oates, Larry Smith #12, Bob Shepard #23, Ron Smith #1, Tim Bott #24 Joe Certa #13, Bill Prescott Front Row, L to R: Kew Kelly #22, Dan Hollingsworth #14, Bob Cobert #11, Fred Kennedy #25, Jim "Butter" Johnson #21
Rich Minor sinks shot at last Intermural game as #8 Leroy Zink looks on
Plaque awarded Dawg Flight as Basketball champs 1967-1968
1965 Hakata Rockets Top L to R Steve Norine, Arthur "Butch" Joseph, Bill Francis, Bottom L to R Ukn, Ukn, Miles "MPH" Hughes, ? Green, Lt Marshall, Bob "Mickey" Thompson
1964 Dawg Flight Basketball Team Standing L to R #33 Unk, #12 Rick Montez, White Shirt- Wayne Murbach, Brady Shirt- Gus Burney Kneeling L to R #13 Glen "Sam" Marlow, #15 Mike Pace, #11 Ukn, #25 Doug ???, #24 Terry Herman
Close up of plaque
1970 C flt Slow pitch softball team Front row, from left: Mike Rochon, Chuck Wellner, Les Saddler, Rick Hull, Dean "Turtle" Turturice, Steve Emery. Middle row, from left: Fred Corsi, Ron Epperson, Fred Raymond, Larry Ockerman, Mike Masdon, Tom Ballard. Back row, from left: Wally Kowalski, Warren Smith, Bill "Lurch" Powell, John "DJ" Selders
Rich Minor making the final 2 points at very last Hakata intramural Game
Final intramural basketball score at the very last game played at Hakata. Able Flt Won
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The 2019 Reunion Dates are November 7th - 10th, 2019, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Jacksonville Airport, Jacksonville, Florida.