Callahan III, Joseph T.

Joseph T. Callahan III, Brigadier General, USAF (Retired)August 24, 1961 – January 15, 2024 Brigadier General Joseph (Joe) Thomas Callahan III, United States Air Force (USAF), was born on August 24, 1961, at Plattsburgh Air Force Base (AFB), New York. He was the son of Colonel Joseph T. Callahan Jr, a career USAF officer, and…

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Cooney, Michael A. – ID

Michael A. Cooney Total Military Service (in years) – 24 List the helicopter models you flew on or serviced – HH-34, HH-1H, UH1F, UH-1N What units were you stationed in, and year(s) of assignment? 304th ARRS-939th ARRG A short biography detailing your military service. 304th, Training NCO NCOIC, StanEval,939th StanEval. Mt. St. Helens eruption, Initial…

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Curran, Joseph –

Joseph Curran Total Military Service (in years) – 3 List the helicopter models you flew on or serviced – CH-53C. What units were you stationed in, and year(s) of assignment? 601st TASS Sembach AB, 1980-82 A short biography detailing your military service. Basic Training Lackland AB, Technical Training Sheppard AFB, CH-53C Maintenance Crew, Sembach AB

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Carpenter, David A. – CO

David A. Carpenter Total Military Service (in years) – 4 years 3 months. List the helicopter models you flew on or serviced UH-1F, UH-1P, UH-1N What units were you stationed in, and year(s) of assignment? 20th SOS, 317th SOS List any deployment locations (base, country) Eglin AFB, Aux Field 9, Hurlbert Field; Nah Trang, Tuey…

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Chambers, William A.

Will William A. Chambers, Major, USAF (Retired)December 14, 1930 – November 26, 2005 William Allen (Bill) Chambers of Tucson, Arizona, entered into glory on November 26, 2005, in Tucson, AZ. Bill was born December 14, 1930, in Gosper County, Nebraska to Allen and Meta Chambers. After graduation from Arapahoe High School in 1948 and attending…

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Cunningham, Joseph D.

Joseph D Cunningham, Colonel, USAF (Retired) March 03, 1941 – August 21, 1994 Joseph D. Cunningham, Air National Guard Colonel Joseph D. Cunningham, 53, a retired pilot in the Air National Guard who was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, died of cancer Aug. 21 at the Hospice of Northern Virginia. A resident…

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Cruit, Jerry W.

Colonel Jerry Wayne Cruit, Colonel, USAF (Retired) March 20, 1943 – March 02, 2003, Funeral services for Colonel Jerry Wayne Cruit, 54, United States Air Force Retired, will be held today, March 5, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the Emerald Coast Funeral Home in Fort Walton Beach, with Pastor Don Kirsch officiating with full military…

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Crowell, Lorenzo M.

Lorenzo M. Crowell, Captain, USAF June 24, 1943 – February 14, 2015 Dr. Lorenzo M. Crowell, 70, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, after a twelve-year fight against multiple myeloma cancer. He was surrounded by his family and friends at the UAMS hospital in Little Rock, AR.  Dr. Crowell was born in Milwaukee,…

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Cooke, Rutherford R.

Rutherford R. Cooke, USAF October 05, 1941 – February 19, 2023 Rutherford R. Cooke; born October 5, 1941, in Lusby, MD. The son of Giles N. and Ella Mae Cook, he was the fifth of their eight children. He is survived by his loving wife, Ann, and their four children: Kenneth (Cheri), Kevin (Bethany), Kathryn…

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Coder, John K.

John K. Coder, Capt., USAF October 13, 1942 – July 17, 1992 John’s family moved to Des Moines when he was two years old. John graduated in 1960 from Roosevelt High School where he gained recognition as one of the area’s top high school baseball players. He was also a member of the best basketball…

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