Smith, Jeffery M. – CT

Jeffery M. Smith, UH-1N, UH-1H and TH-55 pilot. Pilot training at Ft. Rucker, AL. on TH-55 and UH-1H helicopters. UH-1N transition training and Flight School Distinguished Graduate at Kirkland AFB, NM UH-1N pilot with the 4460th HS at Indian Springs AFAF, NV.

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Hansen, Jay W. – WA

Jay W. & Barbara K. Hansen Helicopter Pilot on HH-43F’s and UH-1F/N’s. 1969 -1970 at Cam Ranh Bay, RVN with Det. 8, 38th ARRS as a HH-43F pilot. Served as a UH-1N pilot with the 1550th CCTW & 1550th FTS.

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Trapp, Charles E.

Charles E. Trapp, Colonel, USAF (Retired)September 06, 1932 – January 08, 2024 Col. Charles E. Trapp Jr, USAF retired, 91, after living an out loud life and 46 years with his wife, Susie Trapp, quietly took his final flight on January 8th. He is also survived by his beloved daughters Linda Trapp (and Robert Shook)…

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Stover, Steven L.

Steven Lee Stover, MSgt., USAF (Retired)October 22, 1945 – June 10, 2024 Stephen “Smokey” Lee Stover, age 78, Milton FL went to be with his Lord June 10, 2024.He was born October 22, 1945, Rogers, Arkansas to Ralph Lee and Lydia Cannady Stover. He played football in high school and was awarded Most Valuable Player…

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Civello, Joseph A.

Joseph A. Civello, Capt., USAFFebruary 10, 1938 – September 23, 2022 Joseph A. Civello passed away on 23 September 2022 at the age of 84. Joe was born in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Pauline and Anthony Civello. He attended Parks Air College in St. Louis where he met and married his soul mate Mary…

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Bedingfield, James

James Bedingfield, Sgt., USAFApril 06, 1947 – June 22, 2020 James Bedingfield Las Vegas NV. passed away 06-22-2020.He was born April 6, 1947, in Trenton NJ. To M. C. and Rose Bedingfield. Jim graduated from North Burlington County Regional High School in 1965. Jim enlisted in the Air Force in March 1966. He completed helicopter…

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Mellender, Robert G. RIP 2024, Jun 06

Robert “Bob” Godfrey Mellender, USAF (Retired)December 17, 1943 – June 6, 2024 Robert “Bob” Godfrey Mellender was born on December 17, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois. He passed away on June 6, 2024, at the age of 80 years old after a long battle with leukemia and lung cancer. Bob graduated from Crete-Monee High School in…

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Eastman, William D. Jr.

William D. Eastman, Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired)June 04, 1932 – May 23, 2024 Eastman Jr., William Donald “Don” Flew His Last Flight West on May 23, 2024. Don was born on June 4, 1932, in Port Arthur, Texas and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur. Don is a graduate of Texas Tech…

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Oldenburg, Delbert E.

Delbert Emil Oldenburg, Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired)December 26, 1931 – May 11, 2024 Delbert (Del) Emil Oldenburg, age 92, of Burnsville, formerly of Prior Lake and Savage, passed away peacefully on May 11. Del was born on 26 December 1931 to Emil and Lillian (Ebel) Oldenburg in Spring Lake Township, Scott County, MN. Del was…

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Israelson, Hardy R.

Hardy Robin Israelson, 63, passed away on Saturday April 27, 2024, in Denton Texas. Hardy was born in Dallas Texas on June 16, 1960, to Hardy and Audrey Israelson. Hardy is survived by his four children, Jessica Watson, Cassandra Will, Nathan Israelson, and Ashlyn Wilson. Along with his seven grandchildren, Hadden, Nora, Landry, Weston, Miranda,…

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