Guestbook Archive

These are the archived guestbook entries from the former TeleproductionGroup web site. There is a new working guestbook on this site now. We didn't want to lose these comments.

Your Name :   Allan C. Schappert

Your e-mail address :   B52pilot@wildblue.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52D Copilot

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Your Name :   Alan DiGiovanne

Your e-mail address :   adigiova@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   y

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Your Comments :   Great website

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52G (# 0175) crew chief TDY at Anderson Guam with the 99th OMS 99th Bomber Wing out of Westover AFB, MA

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Your Name :   steve hughes

Your e-mail address :   hughes@1948hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   k-9 handler from 11-12-72/11-1-73 I was e-4 dog named Eric

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Your Name :   GORDON BETTENCOURT

Your e-mail address :   HD50PAN@COMCAST.NET

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   YES

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Your Comments :   MAY HAVE LOCATED A BUDDY I SERVED WITH AFTER LOOKING AT YOUR GUEST LIST. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK, THANKS. Toupers TROOPERS.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   crew chief on F4c aircraft for 388oms. kickin tires and lightin fires.

Your suggestions for this web site :   none

 

Your Name :   Scott Freeman

Your e-mail address :   wsfreeman1@verizon.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Great site and project. BGen Sullivan was my Wing Commander at March and at UT - what a great leader and friend.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an EW out of March AFB. Flew five of the eleven nights. Flew them out of UT and missed one or two more when we rotated to Guam.

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Your Name :   Hal King

Your e-mail address :   exkcip@att.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   KC-135 AC from 922 ARS@wright-patt. Three tours at Utapao, 106 missions and Linebacker. My airplane 55-3139 is in the museum at Castle in Merced.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   KC-135 crew dog out of UT - LB was worst nights of my otherwise pleasant life. I am still angry and sad about the unnecessary losses - the product of SAC bureaucrats who should have been on the flights they planned.

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Your Name :   Thomas Otto Mesko

Your e-mail address :   tomesko@fidnet.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   TDY 3 times from 96th @ Dyess AFB to Guam72-73.ARCLIGHT&Bulletshot. ECM on B52-D&G.SGT did REDBALL during initial launchs.Watched 86+ B52s Launch. WAS AWESOME!BlessYOU

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   ECM on B52-D-G Flightline and shop.Was there for ALL of it. 12 hr shifts...7 day weeks...but the Comradery & feelings still exist today. Please do a 40th reunion.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Advertise...advertise...advertise.. Ive been looking for this site like the guy in Close encounters was looking for Devils Tower....

 

Your Name :   Mike Tomjack

Your e-mail address :   mj42900@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Over the past few years I have been trying to accumulate more personal stories about Linebacker 1 and 2. This was a memorable and pivotal experience for a boy just a year out of highschool.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a young radarman on board the USS Truxtun (Red Crown and North SAR), which was stationed just outside Haiphong Harbor and my job was to track all air traffic going in and out of N. Vietnam and any aircraft taking off from N. Vietnamese airstrips.

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Your Name :   Wayne P. Oestreich

Your e-mail address :   fourtyfivefourseven@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   na

Your Comments :   For those that took part in this action no mater what the job. Our mission was to bring our pows home. Bring an end to this conflected. Return home for all. We all felt heavy on the daily lost of those who were with you one day not to return the next. Thi

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a (BLMF) bomb loading matha f__ker yes I was a no.1 man on the load team Daves Alkies later to be known as Cowboys F Troop. We would load 12 hours on 6 off and back on another 12. I loved my part of the mission and would do it again. Infact at age 5

Your suggestions for this web site :   Wish I had pictures to summit but all my pictures were lost upon my retuning home. I do have 1 picture it is the loading of the 5000000 bomb this bomb was painted red white n blue and load backwards on an exturnal pylon, later to be turned arround the rig

 

Your Name :   Larry Saunders

Your e-mail address :   buf_pilot@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Great guest book. Saw a lot of names from my past. I was in UPT from 2/72-12-72. Previously I was a B-52 D nav from Pease (E-26) for my 69 tour and had another tour in 71 while assigned to Seymour Johnson AFB. Never finished NUP to RN; went to UPT and bac

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   None. Was in UPT.

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Your Name :   Bill Holland

Your e-mail address :   BHOLLANDIII@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Aircrew egress systems specialist 432nd FMS

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Your Name :   Terry Moulder, MSgt, USAF, Retired

Your e-mail address :   atc2@charter.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Great WEB site. Brings back alot of memories.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Was a Sgt and worked in the ACFT Sheet Metal Shop. I was 1 of 7 people that were PCS at AAFB, Guam. The rest were TDY there with their ACFT from all over the US.

Your suggestions for this web site :   None.

 

Your Name :   Steven Peais

Your e-mail address :   popemti@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I think back to those days every year at this time. Will always remember how good we felt watching the former POWs coming off the planes as free men, and knowing that we had helped make that happen

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Crew Cheif from Barskdale AFB La.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Great job keep up the good work

 

Your Name :   Don Glover

Your e-mail address :   thunderchief@windstream.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Name :   Diann(Kershaw)Trappett

Your e-mail address :   WdyDi@Comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Im a daughter of a B-52 LB2 pilot. Very proud of him. ALL OF the FATHERS. Dad Passed away 04131996. I often wonder why this story hasnt been told at least a MOVIE version. Unless its not been completely declassified. NO ONE seems to know this part of his

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   My FATHER was Stationed @ Guam at the time. (Beale AFB, CA) Command pilot. I never saw pics. But I think I have most of his papers (sorties?)

Your suggestions for this web site :   Pictures? I, too, stumbled upon this. There is a U-Tube entitiled Fortunate Son that was interesting to me. Plus it takes you to others. Thank you!

 

 

Your Name :   Ed Stigall

Your e-mail address :   edone92@live.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   B-52G Pilot -retired in 1971 at Blytheville AFB.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   retired. I was squardron operation officer and would have in the middle of it.

Your suggestions for this web site :   would like to see a list of B-52 crewmembers who were lost during this operation

 

Your Name :   Jim Shughart

Your e-mail address :   jshugha@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Great site. Never worked the Buff, but had plenty of time on the Phantom.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Weapons load crew member (#3), F-4s at Ubon, Thailand

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Your Name :   George E. Hatok

Your e-mail address :   hatok91@embarqmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   It was amazing how the moral in the unit went as high as it could go when Linebacker II started.Everyone finally felt that we were actually doing something productive in the effort to win the war. It made the twelve hour days and straight seven day work w

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   # two man on a load crew..Working the entire shift in Pre Load durning Linebacker II.

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Your Name :   George Lassegues

Your e-mail address :   george79082004@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Served at Utapao AFLD Thailand from Dec 1967 thru Apr 1973, worked as jet engine tech on B-52D models and occasional G models that landed at Utapao. Flew missions on a regular basis for in-flight evaluations or troubleshooting. Am trying to locate old pho

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Jet Engine Tech, B-52 flight line, east ramp. good duty, especially the flying.

Your suggestions for this web site :   try to input with some era photos, I am looking through my pics for any to forward to you.

 

Your Name :   John R. Bair

Your e-mail address :   johnrbair@gmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Great undertaking. When does it air?

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Stateside B52 EWO. Missed deployment due to impending DOS- replacement Capt Nutter Wimbrow, KIA day 8 Ebony 2

Your suggestions for this web site :   date of airing?

 

 

Your Name :   gary magers

Your e-mail address :   garymagers@windstream.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   hope to get in touch with some of my old crew

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   gunner on g-models flying out of guam,my crew out of warner robins

Your suggestions for this web site :   just found it,interesting

 

Your Name :   James Parker

Your e-mail address :   jim@schoolpsychology-fyi.org

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Flew in to the Base on a Flying Tiger during the flightline attack. Served in the 307th until February 4th 1973.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   307th AMS, Aircraft Records Division.

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Your Name :   Richard Fleury

Your e-mail address :   richardfleury@webtv.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   none

Your Comments :   Arrived early November from McConnell AFB Ks just in time to be a part of history. The 52`s did their job during that blitz.Sadly, many did not return from their mission.God Bless these Heros. Returned Pcs to Utapao in Oct 75 and had the privilege aga

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   635th Supply Sq,however worked in the Civil Engineers Supply point, and also was billeted in the hooches there. It beat living in the barracks for sure.

Your suggestions for this web site :   none

 

Your Name :   Shelby Hobbs

Your e-mail address :   srhmsgt@sbcglobal.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Excellant site. Very proud of our military. Kadena AB Okinawa supported LB I and II. I dont see alot of info about Kadena

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   1969 to 1973 4252 FMS and 376 FMS Pneudraulic Shop. Worked B-52D, KC-135A/Q and RC-135M. Lanch Truck, Phase and Infight write ups. Best assignment in USAF.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Doing an excellant job, except I dont see any info about Kandena AB and the missions flown out of Kadena AB

 

Your Name :   Gordy Van Guilder

Your e-mail address :   gvanguil@mitre.org

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   After two tours with hands often tied, this was a welcome change - even with the SAMs. We all had friends in the camps

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Pilot, F-4E, 334FS Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (flying out of Ubon)

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Your Name :   Hardie Nunley

Your e-mail address :   hpnunley@sc.rr.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   17th and 6010th Wild Weasel

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Your Name :   Mike Connors

Your e-mail address :   mconnors30@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I was an aircraft commander on a Blytheville crew during Linebacker II (although I was from Carswell, they were throwing crews together in those days).

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Aircraft Commander, flying out of Guam.

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Your Name :   Thom Consiglio

Your e-mail address :   tconsiglio@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   AZ on Uss Enterprise

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Your Name :   Ed Jacquet

Your e-mail address :   lorenamyky@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   aol

Your Comments :   I was at the Nimitz Museum and spoke to Admiral Moorer,JCS, a true hero, Thanked him for my DFC in 2000. He told me what really happened to Get Pres.Nixon to bomb.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Co Pilot B-52 G, flew out of Anderson AFB. TDY from Blytheville AFB. 340th B.S. Knew all 19 of the crew members, pulled alert with them. Flew 4 Linebacker missions.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Need to keep the orphans of the crewmembers aware of the site. They grew up without an explaination about POWs left since 1961 in Hanio LBII gotem out

 

Your Name :   Ken Welsch

Your e-mail address :   slackerfolks@charter.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I found this site by accident. I was at U-Tapao during Linebacker II. I try to read all books about Linebacker II. It is like it was yesterday.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Job Control, Tanker front board. We had just went on duty when the OIC went and picked up this big frag order. After we read it, we found out just how big this night was going to be.

Your suggestions for this web site :   No

 

 

Your Name :   Dave Bergen

Your e-mail address :   davebergen@dtbergen.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   About day 8, could not sleep, grabbing a smoke on the barracks balcony, watched a Buff, on fire, trying to land. It didnt make it. One of the many brave crews that did not make it.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   U-Tapao AB June 72 June 73, hung iron for LBII, weapons load team member 307MMS, also crosstrained driving/hauling preloaded bays (preload rack loaded with 28 fused and wired 500s) to the flightline. Usual load-3 preloaded racks (84 bombs internal), and

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Your Name :   Michael Weeks

Your e-mail address :   mweeks10@msn.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Excellent web site. Thanks to those who are resonsible.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I flew AC-130E Specter Gunships based at Ubon AB, Thailand. I flew the same mission On 12/20 that the AC-130A flew on 12/21, and was lost to enemy fire.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work. We must never forget those who gave their lives during this war. Only the remaining survivors can make this happen.

 

Your Name :   VincentL. Rivas

Your e-mail address :   Rivasv40@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Stationed at Ubon Air Field during 1972 for operation Linebacker 11

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Ground Power Repair Minor Maint. Flight Line all day and night F-4s and C-130 gunships puff the magic dragon

Your suggestions for this web site :   I will have to think about it just so excited to see it. Thanks for starting it.

 

Your Name :   Frank Kittrell Msgt Ret

Your e-mail address :   frankk34@live.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   col Donald Joyner was killed in Dec 72 when his B52 crashed coming in to Utapao. He attended the same High School I did Epsom High School N.C.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Utapao 71-72 635th Supply Sq

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Your Name :   Mike Meagher

Your e-mail address :   docmeagher@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Pretty interesting compilation of guest book signings. B-52 Crew Chief, ARC LIGHT at Guam

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was already out when LB II took place. I saw a Mather crew that I knew being paraded in front of the cameras in Hanoi

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Your Name :   alvin e krebs jr

Your e-mail address :   aekrebs@rangeweb.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Great site. Know some of the people interviewed.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Was on 6 of the 11 Hanio missions out of ut on crew Carswell E-10. Wave or cell lead on most. Wave lead on 18 Dec as Snow 1, first TOT. flew 4 in a row.

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Your Name :   Mike Radke

Your e-mail address :   mrad39@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I missed Linebacker, my unit the 322nd from Glasgow 66, 67,68 160+ missions. The first 52D out of UT to take on 5 SAMs north of the DMZ, 68. AC Maj Tom Deward. KI Sawyer, 644th 68,69,70 Guam, Kadena, UT. I was a D and H AG, supported the Pueblo (Port Bow)

Your suggestions for this web site :   Hope to see this finished project

 

Your Name :   William Conwell

Your e-mail address :   wbconwelll@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   It is a good thing for those troops on the ground who worked 12 on and 12 off to keep theses missions alive have a site of recognition.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Avionics Instruments troop (B-52s & KC-135s) TDY to Anderson out of Westover with an occational typhoon evac to U-tapao.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Dont know yet. Ill get back to you.

 

Your Name :   Jerry Beaty

Your e-mail address :   jhbeaty@gmail.com

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Your Comments :   This wasnt the only story, but a deserving one to be told. Quite a change from the tree busting missions prior to LBII.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Forward Air Controller, 21st TASS, Tan Son Khnut AB, RVN

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep it live.

 

Your Name :   romolo p. griego

Your e-mail address :   romolobelen@gol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   aol

Your Comments :   ALOT OF GOOD INFO

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   crew chief on buff

Your suggestions for this web site :   more info on flt orders for crew chiefs

 

Your Name :   Gordon Richard

Your e-mail address :   Grichard108@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I appreciate your efforts to keep the honor of those who served in LBII

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   None... I was a B52D crew chief at Andersen AFB from 2/74 to 5/75. I worked with many vets of LBll and heard the stories.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Post pics if possible... I know back then all photos were on film and hell... who had time or the disposition to take pics... Im sure everyone just wanted to get back to the world.

 

Your Name :   Raymond L. Keaton

Your e-mail address :   z31346@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I worked in the Intell building co-located with the base photo lab. We scored K-17 and radar film off of B52D model, 3 ship cells, bomb drops. We also built strike bags, mission folders, for the 11 day war, Line Backer II. I reminber our CO giving us 2 ho

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Intelligence: Photo Interpreter and Mission Planner

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Your Name :   Cliff McReynolds

Your e-mail address :   cliffmcrey@msn.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Good site

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Wing Gunner U-Tapo Thiland/ Also flew combat missions during off times

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Your Name :   Mike Moran

Your e-mail address :   mmoranrn@verizon.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Enjoyed your site

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   RN B-52G out of Anderson, flew 1st, 8th, and 10th. Old crew was Loring crew which went down 3rd night. Scared the whole time. Those crews later went thru end the war parties for Nam, Laos, Cambodia and Laos again. I can still hear the beepers on Guard.

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Your Name :   Doug Hogan

Your e-mail address :   mapper@nts-online.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I am the proud son of an Air Force vet. Dad served in Viet Nam, Guam, and Thailand. Thank you to all of the other dads from your children. We are intensely proud of what you did.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Son at Blytheville AR, Elk City OK, Grissom AFB IN (when dad was with B58s), amongst others.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Please tell the story - also add a section from the families.

 

Your Name :   CLAY MARSTON

Your e-mail address :   CMARSTON@INTERLOG.COM

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   YES

Your web site URL :   WWW.HISTORICALMILITARIA.COM

Your Comments :   THIS IS A MOST IMPORTANT PROJECT THAT IS WELL WORTH VIEWING BY ANYONE / EVERYONE WITH AN INTEREST IN THE VIETNAM ERA ... THIS WILL BE A SUPERLATIVE EFFORT AND YOU ARE TO BE COMMENDED MOST HIGHLY FOR YOUR EFFORTS IN THIS REGARD ... CM

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   HISTORIAN / RESEARCHER / BIOGRAPHER

Your suggestions for this web site :   IT WOULD APPEAR YOU ARE DOING EVERYTHING POSSIBLE AT THIS POINT ...

 

Your Name :   RobertOwenWilliams,MSgt.,USAF(Retired)

Your e-mail address :   will1934@westelcom.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I was stationed at Utapoe AB,Thailand from December 1972 to December 1973. Actually I arrived at UT in Novenber of 72. Prior to this I was stationed at Dyess AFB,TX for 1 year. During that time the wing was deployed to Anderson AFB,Guam. I was sent there

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a shift supervisor with the 307th MMS in the loading section at UT. Our teams would load 1 bye and pre-loaded racks of bombs on the B-52Ds assigned to the wing at UT.

Your suggestions for this web site :   none

 

Your Name :   Chuck Rouhier

Your e-mail address :   JollyFE@att.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   www.JollyGreen.org

Your Comments :   Nice site and a worthwile project. Keep up the great work. One ommission I found was the loss of a HH-53C Jolly Green Giant helicopter invovled in the attempted rescue of Jackal 33B. Details follow: Tail #: 68-10788 Type: HH-53C Date of loss: 27 D

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Flight Engineer, HH-53, Jolly Green Giant helicopters

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Your Name :   Gary W Davis

Your e-mail address :   wiz0852@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Keep up the good work

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   307 FMS (AR shop) Redball truck Eastside oct 72 to Mar 73

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Your Name :   WILLIAM EISENHART

Your e-mail address :   WEISENHA@TAMPABAY.RR.COM

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   YES

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   IT WAS A VERY TRYING TIME FOR ALL THE AIRCREWS AND GROUND SUPPPORT PERSONNEL..BUT.. A POSITIVE ATTITUDE BY THOSE PEOPLE PRODUCED A WINNING OPERATION. WE WERE ALL EXCEPTIONALLY PROUD OF OUR PERFORMANCE AND THE RESULTS ACHEIVED.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   THE DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AT U-TAPAO

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   John Ellis

Your e-mail address :   cohojohn@lycos.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   http://cohojohn.tripod.com/thailand/

Your Comments :   I like what I see on this site so far. I cant wait to see the video production.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an Aircraft Electrician at Utapao Air Base in Thailand. I worked on the B-52s during the dayshift clearing in-flight discrepancies.

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   Larry Bell

Your e-mail address :   lawrencetbell@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B52D Bombing/Navigations Systems Mechanic Utapoa JUL 72 to JUL 73

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Your Name :   Joseph A. Shipley

Your e-mail address :   CSHIPL@AOL.COM

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   When the announcement came that there wuold be a bombing halt, we in the Munitions Storage Area knew we were embarking on History!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an AMMO troop at U-Tapao. Loading bombs for the entire ordeal.

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Your Name :   John Ault

Your e-mail address :   jault69@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Intense period in time, bases flying 24/7. Important to the outcome of the war.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was in the US Coast Guard. We ran the Loran stations that the planes used fornavigation, similar to what GPS does today. By triangulating position with 3 stations, crews knew exactly where they were. In Dec 72 I was at Udorn, which was the Monitor stati

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Your Name :   Rich Fadden

Your e-mail address :   rfadden03@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   I was stationed at Utapao Thailand the year before linebacker II as a B-52D asst. crew chief on Tail # 054.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was at Travis AFB,Ca. as an asst. crew chief on a C-141

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   William R. Myatt (Bill)

Your e-mail address :   Wchurchkey@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   This is a great web site about Linebacker II . At Takhli RTAFB,,we knew it as the Christmas Of 72 Raids . The BUFFs werent the only one involved in this. The F-111A Aardvaks were in the middle of it too. The F-111As had a large piece of the action and it

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was in the 474th AMS(Avionics Maintinance Squadron) of the 474th TFW TDY from Nellis AFB to Takhli RTAFB Thailand. I was there on twoo back to back TDYs from October 72 to Septber 73. I worked in the 474th AMS F-111A Avionics Maint. A-Shop to keep the F

Your suggestions for this web site :   Bring in more about the F-111As and also bring in more about the personel on the ground that made LBII possible, as the missions start on the ground involving many men,,not just Air Crews only.

 

Your Name :   Jim Cook

Your e-mail address :   jimcook2@earthlink.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Very Very Nice!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B52D Tail Gunner Final mission shoot down 26 Dec 72 Ebony 2 Acft 674: flew my first mission in 1970 and my last mission on 26 Dec 72. Ironic.

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Your Name :   Al Kitchel

Your e-mail address :   al.kitchel@mindspring.com or al.kitchel@lmco.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Goodo. I will forward this information to the Air Force Gunners Association and to the Arc Light/Young Tiger web site.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52D Tail Gunner from McCoy AFB, FL, Aircraft Commander was Major Johnny Johnson. We flew our crew mission on 27 December 1972.

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Your Name :   Bob Zimmerman

Your e-mail address :   zplntmn@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   The BUFF needs to get more credit for all the work it done in the past 50 years!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Security Policeman TDY to Guam from Det. 1, 320th BW Mt. Home AFB. One of the first to call Tent City home.

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Your Name :   DENNIS THIBODEAU

Your e-mail address :   BUFFVET@AOL.COM

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   YES

Your web site URL :   WWW.STRATOFORTRESS.ORG

Your Comments :   GLAD TO SEE THIS STORY IS FINALLY BEING TOLD. HEARD ABOUT THIS FROM MY FRIEND JOHN PETELIN.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I WAS A B52D CREW CHEIF (55-0111) WORKING AT THE TIME ON THE WEST SIDE. TEAM 20. REFUELED,PREFLIGHTED AND LAUNCHED AIRCRAFT FROM THE WEST SIDE. WITNESSED THE LOSS OF ASH 01 WHEN IT RETURNED FROM HANOI ALL SHOT UP.

Your suggestions for this web site :   DOING GREAT! KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK.

 

Your Name :   Jim Knoch

Your e-mail address :   knochwurst@peoplepc.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   no

Your web site URL :   ?

Your Comments :   Good Work

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Airline Pilot. Flew F4s at Cam Rahn 11/65 - 10/66

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   Dick Heitman

Your e-mail address :   RHeitman@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Just received info about this site from former BUFF pilot friend. Very interesting! Plan to follow its progress.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   AC on 22nd BmWg Crew S-01 from March AFB. Assigned as 8th AF DTacEval crew at this time. Flew crew mission on Day One of LBII.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep it going!

 

Your Name :   Bruce A. Kent

Your e-mail address :   BruceKent@msn.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   General Sullivan was a great leader. Along with Col. Iron Mike Parrone they made a great team together. I was at March when he was the Wing C.O.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52 crew chief.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Get the word out to other LBII vets. We need to tell this Historic Story.

 

Your Name :   Bruce A. Kent

Your e-mail address :   BruceKent@msn.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   I would like to see this production. Send me a email when this will be shown in the Kansas City area.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a crew chief on the East side. TDY from March AFB. 22nd OMS. 1972-73. Pumped alot of fuel, stomped some rivets into place. Worked like a dog in 95+ heat. Cut my hand open on engine cowling and I still have jet exhaust carbon in my hand. Went with MM

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   Doyle Blasingame

Your e-mail address :   djblas@bellsouth.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a radarnavigator on a crew from Loring AFB Maine

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   Larry Earle

Your e-mail address :   lcearle@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   D Model AC from Westover. Flew linebacker out of UT.

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Your Name :   Jim Pigg

Your e-mail address :   jfpigg@mindspring.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Really brought back some strong memories. I always felt, and still do, that this is one of the best things I ever did during my USAF career. I fell that we had a direct impact on getting the POWs back. My crew elected to fly as a crew during Linebacker -

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B52-G co-pilot, flying out of Guam. Crew was from Loring AFB, ME.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Great!! Keep it going.

 

Your Name :   John Guilmartin

Your e-mail address :   guilmartin.1@osu.edu

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   www.class.osu.edu

Your Comments :   An absolutely outstanding piece of historical research and presentation. In addition to filling out the historical record and setting it straight, 12/27 is a marvelous tribute to the aircrew members who flew in Linebacker, to the maintenance, intelligence

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an Air Force major between Southeast Asia tours as a Jolly Green pilot teaching history at the Air Force Academy. In later years, I served under Brigadier General Sullivan when he was commander of Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep it up as long as you can and make sure it is preserved in perpetuity in some way or another. You have made a major contribution to the history of the Vietnam War and of the US Air Force.

 

Your Name :   Val J. Daigle

Your e-mail address :   vdaigle@san.rr.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Good site and another perspective for me.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   VA-153 (A-7A) aboard USS Oriskany June 72-March 73. Flew one of the last (if not the last) USN Alpha Strike against Haiphong area.

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   Bill Beavers

Your e-mail address :   NightFighterBuff@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Thanks for your coverage of an operation I was part of. I believe we were successful at two things for my 23 in SAC B-52s and ICBMs: We dont speak Russian as a national language today and our Vietnam survivors are home. Maybe well make it together next sp

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   CAR E-57 Navigator (B-52D out of Andersen)

Your suggestions for this web site :   None. Its GREAT.

 

Your Name :   Larry Stephens

Your e-mail address :   RELTS@Bellsouth.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Thanks for your work.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Had just returned to Dyess AFB after being shot down at Vinh 11/22/72. Otherwise I would have been there.

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Your Name :   Richard Blair

Your e-mail address :   richard.blair@ubs.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   4258 strat Wing,DCS Operations, Mission Director & Briefer

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   Wade Robert

Your e-mail address :   wadezoe@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   WOW, I never thought anyone would really tell the story of our trips downtown in the BUFF. Good show!!!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52D Aircraft Commander from the 22nd Bomb Wing, March AFB, CA and assigned TDY to the 307th Andersen AFB, Guam.

Your suggestions for this web site :   I think there are tons of personal stories about these missions. Only a few have been told. Its really a good time to do this kind of show as the B-52s are still flying and were still fighting. The crews of LB2 have really be fairly silent, and that inclu

 

Your Name :   John Fuller

Your e-mail address :   fullerjr@navair.navy.mil

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   A-6A BN flying with VA-75, CVW-3, USS Saratoga

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep it up

 

Your Name: :   Bob McLeod

Your e-mail address: :   VetteSSMan@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   Yes

Your web site URL: :   

Your Comments: :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Copilot--KC-135 Assigned to Grissom AFB, IN. Sent to Clark to augment the refueling force. Flew 10 nights during the operation.

Your suggestions for this web site: :   

 

Your Name: :   Bruce Dearth

Your e-mail address: :   b52gfluxvalve@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   Yes

Your web site URL: :   

Your Comments: :   I just recently began researching & finding information on the internet concerning the LB II campaign and after thirty years it again is raising the hair on the back of my neck!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Bombing/Navigation Systems Mechanic, U-Tapao RTNAF, Feb 72 to Feb 73

Your suggestions for this web site: :   Just more of the same. And remind everyone that there are individuals currently making sacrifices for the United States of America all over the world.

 

Your Name: :   John Schroeder

Your e-mail address: :   jschroeder@perigee.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   yes

Your web site URL: :   

Your Comments: :   Interesting project. I hope that the entire effort of LBII can be addressed - including, chaffers, B-52 escort, MigCaps, BarCaps, Ironhand, Tankers, et al. This includes such things as the 16 ship gaggle of USAF A7Ds to downtown Hanoi in broad daylight fo

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Asst Ops Officer, 13th TFS (F-4), 432nd TRW, Udorn RTAFB. Mission pilot : B-52 escort, Mig CAP, Bar CAP

Your suggestions for this web site: :   Put as much of your material as possible on it and try to elicit comments from as wide a group as possible. Great project in the making.

 

Your Name: :   Robert B. Stewart

Your e-mail address: :   stewrb@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   Yes

Your web site URL: :   None

Your Comments: :   A great historical effort! Keep adding and updating. Brings back many painful memories.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Was TDY from Dyess AFB as electronic warfare mission briefing officer. Used secure lines several times arguing with HqSAC ECM staff officers regarding mission tactics.

Your suggestions for this web site: :   Obtain more personal interviews from participants of LB2. Photos always help. Great effort so far.

 

Your Name: :   Tom Harriss

Your e-mail address: :   tomharriss@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   yes, please

Your web site URL: :   

Your Comments: :   outstanding site, with ppl that know what they are talking about, a refreshing change from the norm

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Senior weapons system controller U-Tapao RTAFB ( maintenance controller) aka Job Control

Your suggestions for this web site: :   do not stop, till you have it correct

 

Your Name: :   John Ellis, SMSgt USAF (Retired)

Your e-mail address: :   johnellisak@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   yes

Your web site URL: :   http://cohojohn@tripod.com/thailand/

Your Comments: :   Excellent site! Im so glad to see that someone is finally documenting this important part of history.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an Aircraft electrician (42350) assigned to the 307th FMS. I worked the B-52s on the East side of the runway from Jan 1972 to Jan 1973.

Your suggestions for this web site: :   More pictures.

 

Your Name: :   Charles R. Dick Schaefer

Your e-mail address: :   dschaefe@cybertron.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   Yes

Your web site URL: :   N/A

Your Comments: :   Ray, this is a superb web-site and tribute to those that flew in LB II. I hope that all that participated can find out to give you feed back.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I had just left MACV as an advisor to the VNAF on the ground at Nha Trang. Went through Guam on return trip.

Your suggestions for this web site: :   It is great! No suggestions!

 

Your Name: :   johnny g

Your e-mail address: :   

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   

Your web site URL: :   

Your Comments: :   Should be an interesting show. I came here on the 4th of July. Thank you to all the veterans who gave us what we have today.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   

Your suggestions for this web site: :   

 

Your Name: :   Gordon Richard

Your e-mail address: :   Grichard108@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   yes

Your web site URL: :   

Your Comments: :   Thank You for this site.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a B52D crew cheif at Andersen AFB from 2/74 through 5/75. I met some of the maintenance and flight crews who participated in LBII. They all worked incredibly hard.

Your suggestions for this web site: :   

 

Your Name: :   Ralph George

Your e-mail address: :   rgeorgel@sbcglobal.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   no

Your web site URL: :   none

Your Comments: :   Great site! Your site needs to be required reading for all citizens of the USA.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Maintenance controller on Queen flight. It was my fifth and final TDY from the 99th BW, Westover. We were assigned to the cannibalization birds (Ds and Gs) just below Patis Point, on Guam. I watched the planes take off during LBII with chills up and down

Your suggestions for this web site: :   

 

Your Name: :   Tommy Towery

Your e-mail address: :   ttowery@memphis.edu

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   Yes

Your web site URL: :   ttowery@memphis.edu

Your Comments: :   Cant wait until I can show this to my daughter on TV.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Mission Planner, 43SW Bomber Ops, Andersen AFB, Guam

Your suggestions for this web site: :   Put the url on every e-mail you send out to update people. That way they dont have to go back and look for it and it doesnt get lost in favorites.

 

Your Name: :   Arthur Craig Mizner

Your e-mail address: :   acmizner@charter.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No): :   Yes

Your web site URL: :   

Your Comments: :   Looks Great!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   On file with Ray.

Your suggestions for this web site: :   None at this time.

 

Your Name :   Col. William F. Stocker

Your e-mail address :   linbkrbill@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   I would be interested in interveiwing for your production.I flew 317 B-52 missions from Sept 1968-1973. Four of which were LB-II missions. I also had 109 missions in F-4 in 1967 of which 100 were over North Vietnam.( 8th Tac Ftr Wing. Ubon RTAFB,Thailand)

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was mission lead 18 Dec 1972 as Rose 1.Deputy lead on the 20th , Strike Lead on the 26th (The Wing Cmdr Col Russ McCarthy was on board as the Airborne Commander Snow 1) and Strike lead on the last LB-II mission on the 29th Dec (Aqua 1)

Your suggestions for this web site :   Not sure . Do not know enought about it yet. However the LB-II story needs to be told. I have wrote a short story on LB-II and have some video of the Buff operations.

 

Your Name :   Ken Schell

Your e-mail address :   akguy_1@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Good to see this being produced - nice to have something like this to show family and friends. Thank you.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B52 gunner. I was on MCO crew E-23 (Rose 1 : Wave lead out of Guam on 12/18) I have an audio of that mission now on CD - please advise if you would like a copy.

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Your Name :   George Applin

Your e-mail address :   gama582@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KoratRTAFB/

Your Comments :   I was a medic stationed at Korat RTAFB during this timeframe. I have many memories of this time period, mostly of spending long hours on duty. One specific memory that may be of interest is the crash of a battle damaged EB 66 aircraft during the Hospital

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was the night shift Emergency Room Crew Chief and NCOIC of the Hospital during my duty hours.

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   Bob Kuzma

Your e-mail address :   rkuzma3@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   We flew one Anderson (18 Dec) and two U-Tapoa missions -

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   RN: Dyess Pilot Dale Hammerland CP Bill Lamb RN Bob Kuzma Nav William Woody EW Ronald Maxey Guns Jud Howard

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Your Name :   Sim O. Artice

Your e-mail address :   ltkase@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I was assigned to the 388th SPS - Tiger Flight at Korat. On the evening of Dec 23rd while preparing for guardmount we were loaded on to deuce & 1/2s and hustled to the Thai section of the base. An EB-66 had crashed and all aboard were killed.That evening

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Security Police Tiger Flight hooch 653

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   ROY D. HILL

Your e-mail address :   rdhill4@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   http://crusader.tx.wg.cap.gov/

Your Comments :   I had been to Utapao AFB, Thailand seeing the flight surgeon renewing my FAA Class ll medical certificate and working a supply issue for the Director of Maintenance at Takhli AFB, Thailand. My home assignment was the 96th OMS tanker branch at Dyess AFB, T

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   

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Your Name :   Scott Freeman

Your e-mail address :   sfreeman111@earthlink.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Hard to believe it was 32 years ago today. Seems like yesterday. Great to see how well the B-52 is performing today but no real surprise - one tough bird!!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   EW on B52D from March AFB. Flew 265 missions and was EW on Blue 2 behind John Yuills crew Blue 1 when they were shot down near Hanoi.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Great Website and really look forward to the documentary. Happy Holidays on our 32nd Anniversary of LBII

 

Your Name :   Dennis E. Thibodeau

Your e-mail address :   buffvet@cox,net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Looking forward to seeing the final production. I witnessed the crash at U-Tapao when it came back all shot up from Hanoi. That is a sight that will never leave my memory

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B52D Crew Chief 307 OMS Assigned to U-Tapao 6-72 t0 6-73

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Your Name :   Mike Deible

Your e-mail address :   me87regal@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   I was Deployed out of March AFB to to Andersen AFB for operation LinebackerII operation. I was working the flight line at the start of the operation and what a sight that was. I rotated back and forth day shift and night shift 12 hour shifts 7days a week

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was Machinist 43rd combat support group field Maint. SQ.From 22nd Bomb wing 22nd field maint.SQ. March Air Force base California

Your suggestions for this web site :   Very excellant site.

 

Your Name :   Donald O. Aldridge

Your e-mail address :   daldridge@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   Valiant effort.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Assistant DCO, 43rd Strategic Wing

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   John Ellis

Your e-mail address :   johnellisak@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   http://cohojohn.tripod.com/thailand/

Your Comments :   I cant wait to see the finished product.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Aircraft Electrician on the B-52s. I was at Utapao from Jan 1972 through Jan 1973.

Your suggestions for this web site :   

 

Your Name :   Jim Hoke

Your e-mail address :   jim_hoke@msn.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   

Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   G Model Gunner, On a crew from Fairchild. We got recalled on day three.

Your suggestions for this web site :   I think your doing it right.

 

Your Name :   John Sweeney Jr

Your e-mail address :   bebearlythere@yahoo.com

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Your Comments :   History is built not only on facts, but also the sacrifices, the scars,the sweat and blood, and the memories of all who serve. Thank you and welcome home.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   TDY from Nellis to Takhli with the F-111a, 474th FMS. Oct.72/Mar.74. Worked in shop. Wrote the YUCH UPI paper. Long hours and days, and sad when we lost a plane.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Many people and aircraft were a part of LB2. Memories like history must never be forgotten. Record them all.

 

Your Name :   Henry Miranda

Your e-mail address :   hmiranda@pacbell.net

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Your Comments :   Watched the sky turn black that morning from the top of a connex container near the terminal. Then went home to tin city to wait for Gilligans to open.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   TDY from March AFB to 43rd AMS-Fire Control.

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Your Name :   Jim Owens

Your e-mail address :   owensje@pa.net

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Your Comments :   I would like to hear stories from those on the ground. It wasnt just the VC or NVA, but the snakes, lizards and leeches that were hazardous. I was involved with Operation Constant Guard, Operation Linebacker I & II.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I stationed at Takhli, Thailand in May 1972 processing orders for plane parts to meet mission requirements.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Honor ALL those who served, ALL who died, but also ALL those who lived to tell about it.

 

Your Name :   Jim Harford

Your e-mail address :   harford@phonet.com

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Your Comments :   Very interesting comments throughout.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Dyess AFB B-52D Capt AC. Flew out of U-Tapao entire time. Five missions. Our crew had the Lt Col Nav (Jack Strong)and the Maj RN (Dave Rose).

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Your Name :   John K. Ingram

Your e-mail address :   jingram@otelco.net

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Admin support for the 355th TFS on TDY from Myrtle Beach AFB

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Your Name :   Chuck Archie

Your e-mail address :   carchie@verizon.net

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Your Comments :   Good site. Been looking for it and was finally sent the link. Keep up the good work

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   RN B-52G, Brass 2 from Loring deploying from Guam. Flew night three, shot down but fortunately all survived with minor bruises. Previously flew 131 missions in country on AC-119 gunships.

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Your Name :   Ralph George

Your e-mail address :   rgeorgel@sbcglobal.net

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   99th BW; 99th OMS; B-52D ground crew/crew chief/maintenance controller. TDY to Andersen AFB, Guam

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep it up lest they forget!

 

Your Name :   Charles Clark

Your e-mail address :   cwclark@uky.edu

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   SSGT Blytheville AFB, AR May 72 - Apr 76

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Your Name :   Ray Hayes

Your e-mail address :   Rdh727pfe@aol.com

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Your Comments :   The truth needs to be told,you had to live it to understand it.I feel priveledged to have been a part of LBII and bringing our POWs home. All of us who were involved feel the loss of the BUFF crew memebers in a way only aircrew crew members can feel no ma

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   C141 Flight Engineer out of McGuire,NJ got to UT the afternoon of Dec 18 in time for the first mission to launch left early morning of Dec 20 got back to UT early evening on Dec 28 not long before the BUFFs launched was there for the last mission Dec 29 l

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work

 

Your Name :   Chuck Carter

Your e-mail address :   Dodge10@netins.net

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Your Comments :   Great Site! More LBII stories need to be told. Worked on Ds, Fs, Gs & Hs at Loring, U-Tapao, Castle & Ellsworth.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Line Expiditer 55SRW, RC/EC-135s Offutt AFB NE. Spent 1 year U-Tapao,Nov 68-Nov 69.

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Your Name :   Jim Gilmore

Your e-mail address :   california_kahuna@yahoo.com

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Your Comments :   Until the whole story is told, only those who lived it will understand what was being done. I had left U-Tapao in March, 1972 for reassignment to DaNang AB RVN.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   While at U-T, I was in the A/R Shop. FM 47 E & W. During LBII I was cheering them on from Vietnam. We were finally doing what we had been talking about doing for too long.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep it going folks! Get the truth out.

 

Your Name :   WILLIAM EISENHART

Your e-mail address :   WEISENHA@TAMPABAY.RR.COM

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Your Comments :   I STILL FIND IT FASCINATING TO READ YOUR ACCOUNTS BY THE MEN WHO FLEW THE MISSIONS, THOSE IN COMMAND AND THOSE WHO SUPPORTED THEM

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   DO 307TH STRAT WING U-TAPAO

Your suggestions for this web site :   SHOULD YOU EVER UP-DATE THE STORY. GENS JOHNSON AND SULLIVAN HAVE FLOWN TO THEIR LAST AIR FORCE MISSION TO A PLACE IN THE HEAVENS.

 

Your Name :   ken thomas

Your e-mail address :   kthomas226@charter.net

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Flight line engine troop assigned to truck 36 and later to phase 37 which was actually the A 16 crane used for engine removals and installs. I have pictures as soon as i locate them.

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Your Name :   Paul M. Smith

Your e-mail address :   crickballs01@aol.com

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Your Comments :   Interesting stuff. Im glad somebody remembers. The liberal press did a good job hiding this action.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an EC-47 pilot in Laos and Vietnam. We flew 7-hour missions finding things for B-52s to bomb. During Linebacker II we received a commnendation from 13th AF. The bombers really enjoyed our targets.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Looks good to me.

 

Your Name :   John Beier

Your e-mail address :   John.beier@hotmail.com

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Your Comments :   Enjoyed your comments and story about the 11-day war.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52G gunner, Anderson AFB Guam, Flew on 5 of the 11 nights. Crew E-14 441st BS

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Your Name :   Ronnie Rudd

Your e-mail address :   r_lrudd@netzero.net

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a Buff crew chief and was sent from Blytheville AFB,AR for both Linebacker operations.

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Your Name :   Knox Bishop

Your e-mail address :   knoxb@brazosnet.com

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Your Comments :   I was the AC on Lavender 2 on 26 Dec. In with 3. Out with 3.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   AC of B-52G crew from Braksdale.(Finished with 489 days in SEA and 118 combat missions in D & G).

Your suggestions for this web site :   Excellent site! Thank you for preserving this data and making it so accessible for those who werent there...

 

Your Name :   David Manning

Your e-mail address :   FifthTeeTree@aol.com

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Your Comments :   Thank-you for your work on this project.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Aircrew Life Support Tech. (helmets/oxygen masks, survival kits and vests, aircrew personal weapons and parachutes.)

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Your Name :   Jim Bradley

Your e-mail address :   jamesb@kansas.net

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Your Comments :   I was back in the CONUS when this was happening. However, I was a -D EWO on several ARC LIGHT mission from PGUA, BUT, DNA. Finally ended up in the F-105F Wild Weasel at Tahkli. Came back to US in Aug 1969.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Did not participate in LB II.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep it for just this sort of thing.

 

Your Name :   Eldon Wilson

Your e-mail address :   erwilson_99@yahoo.com

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Your Comments :   I could not believe the amount of sorties that were flown off of Guam during these eleven days. The hardest part was learning which of the combat crews did not make it back.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52D Crew Chief, TDY to Guam from the 97th Bomb Wing Blytheville AFB, Ark.

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Your Name :   wayne

Your e-mail address :   wmusky@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   life support

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Your Name :   Jim Milstead

Your e-mail address :   jrmilstead@accs.net

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Your Comments :   Landed at Andersen AFB at 3 AM on December 18,1972 after ferrying a B-52 from Castle AFB following RTU training.The flight line was wild in preparation for the first night of raids. We were afraid the war was going to be over by the time we got to Guam. W

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52D tailgunner from Wright-Patterson AFB. Only flew 1 mission around Dong Hoi during this time as our crew had just arrived.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Contact the Air Force Gunners Association for access to all the B-52 gunners who keep in touch and meet every 2 years at a reunion. You should have Sam Turners and Al Moores stories about their Mig kills.

 

Your Name :   Jack Pounds

Your e-mail address :   jpounds@woh.rr.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Im glad the personal histories are being recorded.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   F-4 WSO 8th TFW/497TFS Ubon RTAFB. Flew a number of mission in support of the B-52 strikes as a chaff dispenser. When not flying I did FRAG break out duty in the wing weapons shop.

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Your Name :   Trent Duff

Your e-mail address :   tduff@warrentonmo.com

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Your Comments :   Very moving memories of a time of blood, sweat and tears. We moved heaven and earth to bring our brothers home. So many paid the ultimate price that others may live.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   AGE repairman/tractor driver night shift. I was yelling many hearty replies to Maintenance Control, answering Red Ball requests. No regrets. It was an honor to serve.

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Your Name :   Richard Jarvis

Your e-mail address :   rmj711@hotmail.com

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Your Comments :   The eleven days of LBII are worthy of a documentary. But, without the six months of softening up of Hanoi defenses flown by the several AF, Navy and Marine fighter wings in the region, it would not have been possible. Some credit should be given to the th

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   F-4D WSO, 433rd TFS (Ubon). Flew ~50 PAC-6 missions from Sept. to the beginning of LBII, using LGBs, LORAN C and EOGBs. Total of 300 combat missions from 4/71 - 12/72

Your suggestions for this web site :   Expand it to include contributions of fighter wings to the overall effort.

 

Your Name :   Charleen Walters

Your e-mail address :   ckw5200@hotmail.com

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Your Comments :   Just found out about the site thru the Red River Fighter Pilots Association. Had to check it out. Like what I see so far.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Raising two children,a 4 year old and a new baby, at Fairchild AFB after co-pilot husband deployed to Guam 4/72. He was shot down 12/21/72. MIA 16 years and 1 day.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Tell the truth, the whole truth. I didnt find out about the lack of jamming equipment on the G models until in the 90s.

 

Your Name :   TANK Sherman

Your e-mail address :   TANKS111@cfl.rr.com

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Your Comments :   Flew to Hanoi, Haiphong, and Vinh during the period.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52G Nav.

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Your Name :   Gerald F. (Jerry) Wickline

Your e-mail address :   wickling@bellsouth.net

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Your Comments :   Thank you for telling our story. Had it not been for Linebacker II, many more American GIs would have lost their lives. We are proud to have been a part of that effort.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52D Aircraft Commander from Dyess. Flew on days 9 and ll from Guam. Shot down over Vinh on Jan 3,1973. Bailed out over the South China Sea and all crew members were recovered.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Excellent site. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You. Pictures would be great.

 

 

Your Name :   Myles J. McTernan

Your e-mail address :   myles_mcternan@dstoutput.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   http://www.afa.org/magazine/valor/0698valor.asp

Your Comments :   Thank you for all the work to help acknowledge the many veterans of these missions in the air and on the ground that made the missions possible. Especially for the memory of fellow fallen comrades and the many POWs that these missions made their homecomin

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52D Naviagtor from Dyess AFB. My crew and I flew on day 9 and day 11. Then again after Linebacker II on 4 Jan 73 we flew just above the DMZ and were the last B-52 crew to be shot down during the Viet Nam conflict. Thank we all were recovered and no one

Your suggestions for this web site :   Outstanding job.

 

Your Name :   Ron Wideman

Your e-mail address :   bigbluerider@sbcglobal.net

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Your Comments :   After 30 years I can pull my head out of the sand , and hold it high again.I have not been welcomed home so much , as I have in the past 2 months , of finding web sites , of my duty stations , operations , and TDY places. I agree with most comments , ab

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   307th OMS launch,phase and recovery , Anderson ,TDY from Barksdale La.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work. Would love for my family to know the full story, of what we accomplished ,during 12/72!

 

Your Name :   Bruce Woody

Your e-mail address :   brucewoody2@juno.com

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Your Comments :   Please advise when this is available.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Three missions as a D-Model Nav; one out of Andersen (first day) and two out of UT.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Great Job!

 

Your Name :   Charles Tupper

Your e-mail address :   chatupper@comcast.net

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Your Comments :   Im looking forward to seeing this. I was part of this historic operation ... it will be good to see it put together.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a KC-135 Crew Chief stationed at Pease AFB NH and was sent to replace a crew chief at Kadena in December 72 after his wife complained to her congressman. I vividly recall the tankers praked in every available location and launching out to support du

Your suggestions for this web site :   Dont forget the tanker support.

 

Your Name :   joe bynum

Your e-mail address :   josephbynum@msn.com

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B52G Co Pilot

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Your Name :   Mike Deible

Your e-mail address :   me87regal@aol.com

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Your Comments :   I was TDY from March AFB Calif. Assigened to the 43rd Combat support group Worked the Fight line as a Machinist supported the B52 Ds and Gs all a memory but still vivid in my mind was working the flight line when operation linebacker II was launched, Prou

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Machinist Maint. on the B52s

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Your Name :   Michael Derrig

Your e-mail address :   parsipmike@aol.com

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   On TDY from Nellis AFB Assigned to the 57th Supply squadron POL to support the 474th TFL F111s. I proformed maintenance on the portable hydrants that supplied fuel to the SAC contingent of KC135s

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Your Name :   Rusell Burge

Your e-mail address :   rlburge@hotmail.com

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Your Comments :   I was TDY from Nellis AFB to Tahli RTAB from Sept.1972-March 1973. We left Nellis with 48 F-llls and support personel. We flew our first mission 33 hours after leaving Nellis. WE lost one F-ll on the first mission. During Linebacker II we flew around the

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was SSgt. in the FMS Airframe Repair Shop. Worked flight, Redball. and phase docks.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Tell more of the other units involed besides the B-52s.

 

Your Name :   William Burrell

Your e-mail address :   w_burrrell@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Brings back memories. Some good, some not so much.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Invert, NKP 72-73. Actually I was home in Texas for Christmas that year. Watched it on TV. Went back to NKP shortly after the operation was over. Sometimes I think I should have been there for it. Sometimes not.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Just keep it up. Never forget.

 

Your Name :   Warren Laws

Your e-mail address :   wlawsii@aol.com

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Your Comments :   CP for 5 LBII missions out of UT. Served as target for Mig-21 24 Dec north of Hanoi. TG Al Moore fired first. A/C (083) now on display at USAF Academy

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   CP from Wright Patterson

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Your Name :   frank dunton

Your e-mail address :   frank.dunton@umb.edu

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52 EWO from Wright Patterson 17th BombWing, 34th Bomb Squadron TDY 1-71 to 6-71 and 8-72 to 1-73

Your suggestions for this web site :   pictures, crew stories, crew lists

 

Your Name :   Steven Stith

Your e-mail address :   stebo222@q.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   No

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Your Comments :   I was at Utapao during Linebacker II and will always remember how somber the AF guys were during that time. I think they felt like they were invulnerable but the first three days crushed that hope. The empty revetments told the real story.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Aircrewman with US Navy Patrol Squadron 40 on detachment at Utapao

Your suggestions for this web site :   Great Project. Keep it moving!

 

Your Name :   Robert Nelson

Your e-mail address :   nelson1833@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I remember the Xmas bombing well in 1972. We worked 14 hour shifts at Andersen AFB Guam. I was TDY out of March AFB, Ca. I can recall numerous events that happened on the flightline including launching a FMS electrician that was launched out in the wheelw

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52 Crew Chief from March AFB (22nd BW)

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Your Name :   Jim Harford

Your e-mail address :   jdharford@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Very interesting to get the views of the entire bunch who participated.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Aircraft Commander from Dyess AFB flying out of U Tapao. Like most U Tapoa crews we had been flying press-on missions over the north for about a month prior. My crew had Lt Col Jack Strong as the Nav and Maj Dave Rose as the RN. Dave passed away in the la

Your suggestions for this web site :   None.

 

Your Name :   Carlos Falcon

Your e-mail address :   carlos.falcon@navy.mil

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Your Comments :   Mr. Sullivan, I just came across your website describing the documentary on Linebacker II. I sincerely wish you well with this project, it is a story that needs telling. I have very distinct memories of Linebacker II as an observer. At the time I wa

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Observer - family member Took my commission in the USAF SAC Missile Crew Commander

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Your Name :   Wallace P. McMartin

Your e-mail address :   mcmarwa@operamail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   USAF Weapons Controller, Det 3 621st TCS (Lion) Ubon, Thailand.

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Your Name :   Greg Park

Your e-mail address :   gregpark29@hotmail.com

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Your Comments :   Please keep me posted on this productions airing or release. Note: New email address

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   635 Combat Support Group U-Tapao (72-73) Base Fuels (POL)

Your suggestions for this web site :   Production updates

 

Your Name :   Michael McLaughlin

Your e-mail address :   dutch4@cox.net

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Your Comments :   Hello All, Need some help please. Am looking for the Airmans Magazine issue from 1972, 1973, 1974 or 1975 that did a cover story on the 11 Day War (Linebacker II). There were a lot of photos taken on Guam, the centerfold showed a bunch of guys on the h

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Guam.....Defensive Fire Control Systems...

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Your Name :   Joe Calderone

Your e-mail address :   joseph.calderone@yahoo.com

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Your Comments :   great site

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was one of the KC135A Launch Team Supervisors (Team 4)at U-Tapoa. We were the F-Troop of the flight line but TEAM 4S Tankers flew the most sorties of all!!!!! Anybody seen Iron Mike?????

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Your Name :   ALVIN A ALFRED

Your e-mail address :   GOOKUMS@AOL.COM

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Your Comments :   Lets keep the memories alive.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was assigned to the 635th MMS from June 1971 to December 1972 loading bombs onto the trailers in the bomb dump. It was hard work, but what made it easier to bear was the great bunch of guys I was working with.

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Your Name :   Noel Clevenger

Your e-mail address :   noelclevenger@gmail.com

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   43rd Supply Sq Andersen, AFB Guam SSGT - EMO Supply 1972-74

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Your Name :   James Ward

Your e-mail address :   ward011@yahoo.com

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Your Comments :   Well all the way back at the very begining there was a mostly transparent crew of fourteen of us and we were the 1st Fleet, 21st naval regiment, NMBC-1 Seabees, Alpha Company. I am EO-3 Petty officer J.T. Ward

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   We, all fourteen of us were assigned TAD to the 8th Air Force and our duties were to transport the bombs from the Deepwater port in the center of the island of Guam, 47 miles up to the outer perimeter of Anderson Air Force base where we left the trailers

Your suggestions for this web site :   Its really great to finally see some attention paid to a heroic group of Piots and Ground personal of which there were many.

 

Your Name :   CHARLES GREEN, MSGT ret

Your e-mail address :   othanileson@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   History worth remembering. The people we lost. The POWs who came home. LBII Max effort 3hr. missions & 3 hr. turn arounds. Post flight while fueling, preflight during bomb load, launch asap. Lots of memories from U-Tapao 1972-1973. The USO provided Xmas c

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52D Crew Chief E-4 Sgt. tail number 55-053 & helped on many others. 307 OMS Aug 1972 - Aug 1973

Your suggestions for this web site :   Get teachers to add this web site and the books and vidio to their history course plans. Linebacker: The Untold Story of the Air Raids Over North Vietnam by Karl J Eschmann

 

Your Name :   John Slater

Your e-mail address :   b52john@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Name :   Bob Frase

Your e-mail address :   bfrase@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Looking forward to seeing the finished product

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Nav on Carswell B52D crew. Flew four of the eleven nights. Never could understand the thinking in performing a 170 degree turn over downtown Hanoi into a 125k head wind. Talk about a sitting duck.

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Your Name :   Andrew Bevilacqua

Your e-mail address :   andyb@brc2.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   No

Your web site URL :   www.brc2.com

Your Comments :   Was laying in the grass next to the flightline one day during Linebacker II watching lines of aircraft take off--most I had ever seen. An F4 flew by me pretty low and dropped his center fuel tank and rockets on the infield--he was too heavy and couldnt ge

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Aircraft Electrician on the flightline at Korat RTAFB--F4, F105, B66 and A7s

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Your Name :   Art Zelesnikar

Your e-mail address :   ahzel@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   Road Runner

Your Comments :   I was called to the Movie theater atfer the Linebacker II push was over for some kind of an award. Not knowing what this was going to be, it turned out to be an AFCM for Linebacker II Accomplishments. It was my first one ever. It brought out the best of o

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a Assistant Shift Chief, 307th OMS, 340th Consolidated Acft Maintenance Wing.

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Your Name :   Peter D (Scotty) Burns

Your e-mail address :   b52d_guns@yahoo.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   N/A

Your Comments :   Flew as a gunner on Ds from 66-73 Guam,Okinawa,UT. From Turner, Columbus,McCoy.2600 combat hrs 440 missions, 38 north. Flew several Linebacker Is Cell Lead to Vhin first night. SAMs can sure light up the sky.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Got sent home before II started had over 1000 days TDY and we got a replacement for me. Did not get back untill Feb 73

Your suggestions for this web site :   Works well, looks good keep up the good work.

 

Your Name :   Claude BArnhart

Your e-mail address :   barney@claudebarnhart.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52 aircraft commander at Utapao

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Your Name :   Christopher Wilson

Your e-mail address :   cwilson@visi.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   This is unknown history which should not be forgotten. People look at me like Im crazy when I mention the Christmas Bombing.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a security policeman with the 635 SPS at Utapao. A whole bunch of us were shipped in from South Korea right before Linebacker started.

Your suggestions for this web site :   I hope that you can express how extremely busy the base was. Bomb loading went on 24-7. The weird Thai bomb delivery trucks. The Bob Hope show arriving for a Christmas show. And, what was that SR-71 doing when it landed at Utapao? (that might have been la

 

Your Name :   David Enlow

Your e-mail address :   David.Enlow@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   

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Your Comments :   Im always proud of our contribution to getting the POWs home!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Gunner B-52G on TDY from Ellsworth AFB to Guam.

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Your Name :   Harry Crews

Your e-mail address :   jcrews1@cfl.rr.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Great site!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Was Gunner on crew Blytheville E-20. GREAT crew. We were there for all of Bullet Shot, but were home on break when LBII kicked off. Still have mixed emotions.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work.

 

Your Name :   Ted Maffetone

Your e-mail address :   maffetonet@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   A story about the Vietnam War thats long over due.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an AMS tech., Navaids shop that was TDY from the 99th BW Westover AFB. I was on the Red Ball maintenance crew during my time an Utapao. LBII finally brought the war to the enemy. We got word of a 24 hr. standdown. What a sight watching them all take

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Your Name :   otto martinez

Your e-mail address :   ezmarty7@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   two tdys one pcs to ut. was there for linebacker 2.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   b52 asg-15 fire control technician. flight line supervisor.

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Your Name :   Gene H. Carswell

Your e-mail address :   flyingolfer@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   We were the only SR 71 refueling crew (KC 135 Q model A/C) that flew support for the raids over N V. we flew out of Clark AFB.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Our assignemnt was to fly to the Hue TACAN pick up a flight of Weasels drag them North to the Gulf of Tonkin and work the SAM sites. We would work with various GCI sites as we flew North. I Recall peacock GCI site because they seemed always be the most he

Your suggestions for this web site :   None

 

Your Name :   Roy A. Schroeder

Your e-mail address :   roy.a.schroeder@gmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Sure

Your web site URL :   Im not very computer literate ... dont know

Your Comments :   I served with USAF Security Service, 6990th Security Group, Okinawa Japan. 1972-73, participating in airborne reconnaissance missions in the Gulf of Tonkin, against North Vietnam, and over Laos, along the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Our mission load doubled during that time, so it seemed like it was fly-crew rest-fly-crew rest .... Our missions were 18-22 hours in duration, with in-flight refueling. I dont have all the records Id like to have, and my memory is shaky, but I believe I

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Your Name :   Bill Holland

Your e-mail address :   Hawg2nv@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   That was a time I will forever remember. We did not leave the shop to do anything but eat, we slept in the loft of the Egress shop, there were many times I pulled a seat bucket with the starboard engine still running, just to let INS or whoever do their t

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Aircrew Egress systems technician

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Your Name :   Steve Geiger

Your e-mail address :   geigartt@juno.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Seeking information re applying for DFC as per Robt. Harders book, Flying From the Black Hole. Anybody done this, where to start, who to contact at AF.mil?

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Nav, Seymour-Johnson D crew, 72-73. A/C Dick Rinehart, CP Simms, Cinquino, RN Nailor, EWO Nelson, Guns Cotrel.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Could you add page for military links or some mechanism for alumni to exchange links?

 

Your Name :   James Bentley

Your e-mail address :   novjeb@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Happened upon your web site, wasa not on duty at B52 crash, but brought in for support. Can anyone tell me what went wrong on the KC135 that scraped its boom taking off. I was on the fight line when it happened.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was with the Fire Department, I was a crash/rescueman.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Done a very good job.

 

Your Name :   Bruce Murray

Your e-mail address :   brucemurr@sbcglobal.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Outstanding information that helped me get back in touch with old crew mates.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Out of USAF but flew Arc Light in 67, 68, 69 - 325th BS out of Fairchild. Crewed with R.J. Smith (best EW I ever had and only person I ever knew who ate catsup on his apple pie!!).

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Your Name :   dave keil

Your e-mail address :   dave_keil@charter.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Dec. 18, WSO in f-4, chaff escort.

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Your Name :   Bruce Quimby

Your e-mail address :   bequimby@gmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Thank you for doing this. At the time, I didnt realize the significance of LB II. It was just another of someones ridiculous ideas to me. Now, I am proud to have been there at that time.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   307th MMS AGE Shop, U Tapau- maintained and repaired bomb lifts (jammers) and bomb trailers used by the loaders on the flight line.

Your suggestions for this web site :   How about a last updated .. line on your web site home page? I just found it in 09, and I cant tell if this project is still ongoing or finished.

 

Your Name :   Jim Knoch

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   

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Your Name :   James E Bradley, Lt Col, USAF (Ret)

Your e-mail address :   jbrad723@bluevalley.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Very good site. Informative.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a B-52D EWO at Glasgow AFB 1963-68 when the base was closed. As a result I was sent to the F-105F Wild Weasel at Tahkli and returned home in July 1969 to attend graduate school, graduating in Dec 1970. That resulted in a three year Directed Duty ass

Your suggestions for this web site :   Just keep up the work started. It, in and of itself, becomes a Memorial to the participants. Check 6.

 

Your Name :   Ernest Ramos (Ernie)

Your e-mail address :   ramosernest@att.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I was proud to serve during this period 11/1972-5/73 as a AGE ground support maintenance mechanic. TDY for six months from Castle AFB, California.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Age flightline mechanic, assigned to North and South flightline.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Great website, looking for any AGE airman who serve during this period.

 

Your Name :   BOBBY R DRAKE

Your e-mail address :   SARGE0318@YAHOO.COM

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   YES

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Your Comments :   MANY MEMORIES OF U-TAPAO, THAILAND. WE SAW THE AFTER EFFECTS OF WHAT OUR FLIGHT CREWS WENT THRU. COURAGE DOES NOT BEGIN TO COMPARE.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I WAS A #4 MAN ON A WEAPONS LOAD CREW

Your suggestions for this web site :   HOW ABOUT SOME PICS?

 

Your Name :   Rev, Doyle h Bryant Jr

Your e-mail address :   doyle.bryant58@tconl.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   None

Your Comments :   Dont forget about us 635th combat support guys. We worked our behinds off getting and receiving the needed aircraft parts, working 12 hrs a day 6 days a week.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a supply sargeant at U-Tapao. I was responsible for receiving all items needed for LBII, including aircraft engines and parts.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Wonderful job, would like more detailed info from entry comments.

 

Your Name :   Phil Targonski

Your e-mail address :   ptargonski@tampabay.rr.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   its forever in my memories,drinking beer at grunts grove and watching PETE the snake,or sitting on the hiltop drinking rc cola with peanuts.We worked our ass off on the flightline and did our best to support the mission

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was stationed at u-tapao from may72-may73 as a 42153 (ground power)

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Your Name :   McGreevy Richard Dick son Michael

Your e-mail address :   mcgreevy.michael@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   My Dad was a lifer in the USAF. I know he was with the 22Bomb wing at March AFB. We was a Radar/Nav Bomb with the B-52Ds. He got a bronze star for help in plaining Linebacker II. Would love to hear any storys about my dad and I can pass on his phone numbe

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Radar Nav Bomb B-52Ds. Operations??

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Your Name :   Frank Gambale

Your e-mail address :   gambo305@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was TDY to Kadena AFB, Okinawa working as a jet engine mechanic on the KC-135 shop. KC-135s were refueling the B-52s that flew out of Anderson AFB, Guam

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Your Name :   Paul Wulf

Your e-mail address :   pwulf@bellsouth.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Good site, I will never forget that time.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   307th. OMS Team 16 shift supervisor.

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Your Name :   Scott Rogers

Your e-mail address :   scott_s_rogers@sbcglobal.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   n/a

Your Comments :   My life before and since was and has been so normal, after all these years its sometimes hard to believe it was really me there.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52-D Crewchief, 307th,OMS,UT. Thailand,team B-14.

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Your Name :   nancy Ochs

Your e-mail address :   nochs@calpoly.edu

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   My husband, Robert Morris Jr. was killed on December 26. He was a B-52 pilot and his plane was Ebony ii

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   

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Your Name :   Raymond L. Keaton

Your e-mail address :   z31346@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I remember the crews were livid about having to fly the same routes and altitudes into and out of targets for the first 3 days. I remember we used the Falcon Code in aircrew debriefs. The code consisted of a list of numbers with each number having a diffe

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Assigned to Utapao RTNAF. I worked in Wing Intelligence. We did the mission planning, briefing and debriefing of aircrews during Linebacker II. We built mission folders for each aircraft.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Id love to see pictures taken on the base

 

 

Your Name :   Greg Park

Your e-mail address :   gregpark2@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Please keep me advised of this productions airing and/or release! Finally the loose ends are coming together.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   635 Combat Support Group / U-Tapao Thailand (72-73) Base Fuels.

Your suggestions for this web site :   A lot of hard effort was put forth by a lot of “green” and “seasoned” troops for the Linebacker Operation. The logistics and support of getting from Point A to Point B should be equally noted.

 

Your Name :   Bill Milcarek

Your e-mail address :   Jetvet2@cs.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Great site- can see a lot of effort was put into it.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   BUFF CP on Jerry Wicklines crew out of Dyess. Flew LB days 9 and 11, then got shot down over Vinh on 4 Jan 73. Punched out 25 miles east of Danang. We all made it, however Myles McTernan the Nav was the last man on the aircraft- long story.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work. Thank you.

 

Your Name :   ron young

Your e-mail address :   ronshar10@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I was a buff crew chief during ARC-LITEtdy to the rockand first buffs to land at U-T[461bomb wing] 67-68 I was p.c.s. back to U-T...

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   none I was out of the air force.best seven years of my life

Your suggestions for this web site :   keep up the great work and dont forget the guys on the ground.. we made it happen

 

Your Name :   Bill Weaver

Your e-mail address :   userhound@aol

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Flew AC D models in Linebacker I and was transitioning to Gs during Linebacker II. Arc Light/Bullet Shot 69, 72, & 73. Weavers Beavers (Grand Forks & Barksdale) (Andersen, Kadena, UT)

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Transitioning to Gs

Your suggestions for this web site :   Great job! So good to see some of the names of folks in guest book. Donald O. Aldridge was my IP at Castle for initial qual!

 

Your Name :   CJ Brzezinski

Your e-mail address :   ragtop365@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I flew KC135 during linebacker II. On Day 11, we were the last KC135 to return to U-Tapao and we flew a high speed pass before landing. Pilot was Capt Larry Hildreth.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   KC-135 Co-Pilot

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Your Name :   TLC Brotherhood

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Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   

Your web site URL :   www.tlc-brotherhood.org

Your Comments :   The Thailand-Laos-Cambodia Brotherhood is open to all Veterans and civilians, ie, CIA, Air America, USAID, contractors, etc. Who served in the TLC theater of operations during the Vietnam War

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines served in various capacities during Linebacker 2

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Your Name :   Sgt. John B.

Your e-mail address :   bin909@earthlink.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Y

Your web site URL :   www.namphong.com

Your Comments :   Was in Nam Phong Thailand for LB2. We had a BUFF, Call Sign Peach, land at our base after being damaged by a SAM. I have photos

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Bulk Fuel Mechanic, Logistic Support Group Delta, Task Force Delta, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, RTAFB Nam Phong, The Rose Garden

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work

 

Your Name :   Jim Farmer

Your e-mail address :   farmrow@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   sure

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Your Comments :   just found your site thanks to Ed Wildeboor

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   D model Buff C/P ......Straw 02 on the third night.....hit over Hanoi....went down 100 miles West, just into Laos......5 rescued, RN never found

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Your Name :   Robert Shaffer

Your e-mail address :   robertshaffer2002@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   very informative web site

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Electronic Warfare Systems Technician on the EB66 C, E, model at Korat.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Involve the other aircraft and bases in your site. The B-52s did a lot of the work, but there was many other aircraft out there helping them.

 

Your Name :   Ralph Goff

Your e-mail address :   ralpht@cebridge.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Served in Nam Phong Thailand beginning of LB1. Was on the first team in with Task Force Delta and prepared the jungle for incoming A-6s and F-4s.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an E-5, USMC, serving in the Philippines as a jet eng. mech.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Please include all support crews from Navy carriers and Marine pilots/ground crews from the secret base in Thailand nicknamed The Rose Garden

 

Your Name :   Harold Delamater

Your e-mail address :   hgd1025@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Happy to see someone has taken the initiative to memorialize the real heroes of the war - the lost servicemen and all POWs.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Rose Garden (Nam Phong, Thailand) in time for Linebacker I in Apr 72. During I & II I was a E5 Marine Corps Sgt working as an Aviation Structural Mech on A6s and F4s which had been transferred from DaNang to Nam Phong

Your suggestions for this web site :   Linebacker II was a joint effort by USAF, USN and USMC carrier pilots and Rose Garden pilots. Please ensure all air and ground crews receive credit for a job well done.

 

Your Name :   Joseph F. Zulaski

Your e-mail address :   zuluz5@msn.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   n/a

Your Comments :   Did not fly B-52s in SEA. Flew EB-66 out of Takhli 66-67.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   

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Your Name :   Donald O. Aldridge

Your e-mail address :   daldridge@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Good job and John Petelin is correct!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   ADO, 43rd SW. Airborne Commander for the D models on 27 Dec.

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Your Name :   John Ellis

Your e-mail address :   cohojohn@lycos.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   http://cohojohn.tripod.com/thailand/

Your Comments :   I cant wait to see your finished prject.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   A/C Electrician on the B-52D from Jan 72 to Jan 73. Worked off of the 27 East truck at Utapao.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Include the efforts put forth by the guys on the ground as well as the crewmembers.

 

Your Name :   Mike Deible

Your e-mail address :   meregal87@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I was working the flight line on Andersen the start of operation Linebacker II operation spent many hours on th Ds And Gs had good times and bad times on the flight line and what an experience that was.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was maintenance on the B52s D and Gs

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Your Name :   Allen Hardy

Your e-mail address :   ahardy96818@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I am currently a USAF MSgt as a crew cheif. I just completed a 5 year assignment at Barksdale AFB, LA. I have a 2nd cousin Roy T. Tabler who was KIA on B-52D Ash-01 during Day 8 of Linebacker II. It was an honor to be able to serve on the same airframe ty

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Your Name :   Roy F. Whitehead

Your e-mail address :   royfw4@sbcglobal.net

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Your Comments :   70-71 Assigned at Utapao NCOIC of the Large Dining Hall (24 hr)& the Inflight Kitchen. Water & Coffe only for the B52 & kc 135 on the Bomb run ,some would return to OKI. The expense jugs lost- Almost went to jail (A SAC Col. told them to get off my case!!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   NCOIC of Large 24 Hr Dining Hall & the Inflight Kitchen. Utapao 70-71

Your suggestions for this web site :   You are doing a great job!!!

 

Your Name :   Rick Becka

Your e-mail address :   rickbecka@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yed

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Your Comments :   Really enjoyed reading all teh information. Brings back a lot of memories about really great people.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a navigator on the KC-135s.

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Your Name :   Kent Koshko

Your e-mail address :   kentk120@erathlink.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Interesting reading and many memories relived.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52D Aircraft Commander from UT (KI Sawyer) Flew 3 LBII missions.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the impressive record of our nations flying history.

 

Your Name :   John F. Kulick

Your e-mail address :   jkulick@satx.rr.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was assigned to the 43rd Security Police Sqdn. I worked as Entry Controller at the Base Gym which they used as a briefing area for the crews during Linebacker II.

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Your Name :   Lamar Miller

Your e-mail address :   rolandmiller@bellsouth.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Just found out a few moments ago that the co-pilot, HYLEM, died in the Pentagon attack on 9/11. I was so shocked that he should die that way after surviving the U-Tapao crash! Shed some tears over that one. Most moving account by his wife. He was 2 months

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Law Enforcement NCO (E4) at U-Tapo AB the night of the crash. Really sorry to hear the co-pilot died during the 9/11 attacks. How could he live through that crash, maimed as he was,only to be killed by some Islamic extremist terrorists! Only God knows tha

Your suggestions for this web site :   Good job, see ya.....

 

Your Name :   John A. Martin

Your e-mail address :   janthonymartin@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   No website

Your Comments :   Please keep me informed of progress in this production

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Crew member from Grand Forks AFB, ND - CREW E-09. I was a navigator and participated in 4 of the missions during Linebacker II. Amazing experiences - even declared MIA, along with the rest of my crew, during one of our missions when a B-52 was shot down b

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Your Name :   Jes Hales

Your e-mail address :   jeshales@mindspring.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Thank you for the excellent site. I participated in Arc Lite/Bullet Shot each year from 67-73. Based out of Fairchild and Seymour Johnson

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Aircraft Commander/Instructor pilot B-52G

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Your Name :   James M. Schwedler

Your e-mail address :   jmswoody@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I think alot of us who flew did so because we thought we would help get the POWs out, and, of course, we liked to think that someone would try to get us released if we were ever captured.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Navigator, B52G, Mather AFB. Flew 3 times in LBII. Was Nav on Olive 2 the third night.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Excellent, Im looking forward to the program.

 

Your Name :   Ted Johansen

Your e-mail address :   tjohansen@gobot.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   The information is greatly appreciated.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an aircraft electrician with the 432nd FMS at Udorn during Linebacker II. We had a 2 week period to get all our aircraft ready for the max effort. I worked primarily on F-4s.

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Your Name :   Marvin Melton

Your e-mail address :   Rufishing56@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Son Of AR(REX) Melton Gunner of B52

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Your Name :   James Griffin

Your e-mail address :   jgriffin1988@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Father was KIA December 20, 1972 on Day 3 of LINEBACKER II. B-52G S/N 57-6496 (QUILT 3) piloted by CAPT Terry M. Geloneck. Son of CAPT Craig A. Paul respectfully sends.

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Your Name :   Kenny Hawbecker

Your e-mail address :   moparnutty@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Keep up the great work.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Crew cheif 97 bomb wing Blytheville AFB,AR. Was a crew cheif on B52 tail number 0169 shot down on Dec.20.1972 Tan 03

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Your Name :   Jay Cole

Your e-mail address :   jlcole5@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I was at U-Tapao from Nov 67 to Nov 68 in the 4258th FMS, Environmental Systems Shop. I am proud to have been associated with all that served at UT, both before and after.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was out of the Air Force by then.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work. I learn everything from documentaries because while I was there, the powers that be told us nothing.

 

Your Name :   COL Gerald Knox Bishop

Your e-mail address :   knoxb@brazosnet.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   CP & AC on 118 combat missions over SEA in B-52D & G during 489 days TDY from 2BW at Barksdale during 1970, 71, 72, & 73, including AC on Lavender 2 over Downtown on night of 26 Dec 72.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   CP & AC on B-52

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Your Name :   Jeff Glasser

Your e-mail address :   jbigfoot@insight.rr.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   no

Your web site URL :   secretvietnamwar.com

Your Comments :   You are shining a spotlight on the losses of LBII and distorting the overall picture. Casualty rates were very low for this campaign. By the time we were finished with LBII, the V ran out of missiles and we ran out of targets. No defensive tactic could ha

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Repair ECM gear aboard EB-66s at Korat.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Emphasize the successes of LBII and not just the losses.

 

Your Name :   Charlie Hanna

Your e-mail address :   charliechip1@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   The KC-135 folks worked their butts off during LB II without much credit.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   KC-135 Crew Chief at UTapao

Your suggestions for this web site :   Its good

 

Your Name :   Charlie Hanna

Your e-mail address :   charliechip1@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   The KC-135 folks worked their butts off during LB II without much credit.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   KC-135 Crew Chief

Your suggestions for this web site :   Its good

 

Your Name :   Mike Deible

Your e-mail address :   Me87regal@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I was on Guam working the flight line during Linebacker II operation, Worked 12 hour shifts 6pm till 6am 7 days a week for the most part. the Linebacker II operation was a historical event that ended the war in Vietnam. Iam proud to have been a part of it

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Machinist - 53150

Your suggestions for this web site :   Good Site

 

Your Name :   ted entegland

Your e-mail address :   tedengland

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Your Name :   Rodney L. Breland

Your e-mail address :   rodbrel@msn.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   This is interesting to me, as I was a B-52 crew menber flying from Guam on some of the missions.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   A B-52 crew member. A radar navigator

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Your Name :   Jim Eldridge

Your e-mail address :   lbjle@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I have been following the blooming of information sites about LinebackerII for a long time. I would still like to find a good source of B-52D pictures. Mine were all lost in a fire.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a Staff Seargent (E-5) working on 28 (Hydraulics) East at night. My memories are still vivid of the April raids on the North and the sapper incursions. The night the fire truck ran over the troop on Kilo or Lima row and LinebackerII

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep it running. There are lots of us that are extremely proud of this operation regardless of history.

 

Your Name :   Paul Docka

Your e-mail address :   pfdocka@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Too many memories!!!!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   U-T 4258/307 AMS Radio Shop 69-70 Kadena Combat Lightning EC-135s for Linebacker II

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work

 

Your Name :   Don Harten

Your e-mail address :   donharten@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I flew on the first Arc Light Mission, 18 Jun 65 and wrote the book ARC LIGHT ONE. During LB II I flew F-111s out of Takhli. It, too, was exciting.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Flying F-111s from Takhli, we took out MiG Airfields before the BUFs arrived. We also struck many other targets.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Id like to see included here what some of the BUF support missions were all about. i.e. F-111s, F-105 Wild Weasels, F-4 MiG CAP, F-4 Chaff, etc.

 

Your Name :   Roy F. Whitehead

Your e-mail address :   royfw4@sbcglobal.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I am so very proud of all the B52 & KC135 crewmembers. I served them for 13 years in SAC -Inflight,Alert Dining H. RBS Train.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was station at Camp Same Son as 13th Rep. for all food supplies to all bases in Thailand.1972-1974. Utapao 1970-1971 Inflight Kitchen.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Outstading Site!!

 

Your Name :   Marshall Lochausen

Your e-mail address :   marshall_lochausen@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Amazing memories. Some of good friends and some of great sacrifices made by so many.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   F-4E Backseater 4th TFS Udorn, Thailand

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Your Name :   Pineapple

Your e-mail address :   back2basics@surfbest.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Brings back a lot of memories. Some of which I dont know if I care to remember

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   one of the mini-gunners out of Wright-Patt

Your suggestions for this web site :   Like Jim, Id like to see the story of Sam Turner on the site. He was the #1 gunner of LBII

 

Your Name :   christopher von zynda

Your e-mail address :   popovz@earthlink.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   b-52 Launch and recovery

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Your Name :   Robert Bragg

Your e-mail address :   rfb85@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Was at Utapao Feb 67 to Feb 68 Got first Buffs in April on the 10th .

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Stationed at Kadena on Tankers Till 73 then to Barksdale

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Your Name :   Tom Archer

Your e-mail address :   archert@phila.edu

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Would like to see a photograph of Philip Spratt Clark Jr. He was my aviononics division officer while assigned to Attack Squadron 113 (VA-223) aboard the USS Ranger (CVA-61) during Linebacker II. He was shot down on Christmas Eve day 1972, and was MIA for

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an Aircraft Electrician assigned to VA-113, and assisted with the electrical preflight of his aircraft on 12/24/73

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Your Name :   Johnny Griffin

Your e-mail address :   quitaquetx@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Anderson Guam and Utapow Thailand

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Your Name :   John Chesire

Your e-mail address :   flite@flitetime.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   http://www.flitetime.net/war2.html

Your Comments :   Forever burned in my memory were the absolutely incredible fireworks on that third night, Dec. 20, and observing some of our painful losses. Fortunately, I had a relatively more quiet ringside seat, flying MiG-CAP in the vicinity of Haiphong. My prayers w

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Navy F-4B pilot flying CAP off the USS Midway.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Thank you for a great site.

 

Your Name :   Travis M. Wheeler, Lt Col, USAF (Ret)

Your e-mail address :   matt_noowheeler@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Glad to find this site. I remember the Tooleyville Chow Hall on the North Ramp at Anderson AFB, Guam was pretty good. That was the longest 179 days of months of my life!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I served as a 19 year old B-52D Crewchief (Airman First Class) at Anderson AFB, Guam from October 1972 to April 1973. We were TDY from McCoy AFB, Florida.

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Your Name :   John D. Oakley, Msgt. Ret.

Your e-mail address :   joakley@IMSRED

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Was a B-52 crew chief/recovery team in Guam 1968-1970 ,bullet shot crew chief KC-135 # 58-0082, 57-1451 from 2nd BW in 1972-1973

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Ssgt Crew Chief KC-135 A # 57-1451 ( 2nd BW ) Barksdlle A.F.B.

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Your Name :   Robert A. Hewston

Your e-mail address :   bhewston@earthlink.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   YOUR PROJECT IS VERY INTERESTING. I WILL FOLLOW IT CLOSELY

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Radar-navigator (bombardier) In B-52Ds. Flew 5 missions during the eleven days of Christmas. Was awarded the DFC for one mission. The citation: Major Robert A. Hewston distinguished himself by heroism while participating in aerial flight as a B-52 Radar N

Your suggestions for this web site :   I have several uniform patches in the shape of a shield that says Vietnam 100 missions B-52D. Would be happy to send two of them if I had your mailing address. I have been in contact with Marshall Michel III a few years ago. I would be glad to help with t

 

Your Name :   Don Baron

Your e-mail address :   gameon44@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Glad to see that a site like this is alive and well.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   F-4E crew chief, 388th OMS, Korat AB, Thailand

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Your Name :   BOBBY R DRAKE

Your e-mail address :   SARGE0318@YAHOO.COM

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   YES

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Your Comments :   I DID NOT KNOW THIS SITE EXISTED. GLAD TO SEE IT.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I WAS ASSIGNED TO THE 307 MMS AS A BOMB LOADER FOM DEC 72 TO DEC 73. I CAUGHT LINEBACKER II AND OUR OTHER ADVENTURES TOO. I WAS ON DUTY THE NIGHT WE LOST THAT TWELVE B-52 THAT CRASHED OUT BY BUDDAH MTN. WE SAT UP ON THE HILL AND WATCHED THE FUEL GO OFF. N

Your suggestions for this web site :   MAYBE MORE PICS

 

Your Name :   Frederick Miranda

Your e-mail address :   usafred@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   usafred@aol.com

Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   SAC Headquarters Logistics Staff

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Your Name :   James E Bradley

Your e-mail address :   jbrad723@bluevalley.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   jbrad723@bluevalley.net

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Your Comments :   I was a B-52D EWO during Arc Light, but did not get to participate in Linebacker II.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was on a Directed Duty Assignment at HQ ATC in Data Automation.

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Your Name :   Stephen A. Cibo

Your e-mail address :   Cibofamily@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Air Base Defense was the backbone of Security in South East Asia. The Air Bases in Vietnam and Thailand were probed for weakness just about every night. The Security Police did an outstanding job both inner and outer Security. Without Air Base Defense, th

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   388th Combat Support Group/Security Police Squadron, Air Base Defence/Tiger Flight, Korat RTAB Thailand.

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Your Name :   John Robert Pond

Your e-mail address :   bbpond@sbcglobal.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I returned home in August from my third arclight tour. It was eerie seeing the news reports, wishing I could have participated and wondering how it was to be there.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   AFIT student

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Your Name :   George E. Reichelderfer

Your e-mail address :   gereich@msn.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I found out about your web site just today from Paul Maye, one of the participants in Linebacker II and one of the long time organizers of the Arclight/Young Tiger Reunions. Our reunion is held every two years and this year it is being held again in Brans

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I served from June 1972 to April of 1973 as an EWO flying in the B-52D. I was stationed at McCoy AFB in early 1972 after having flown as a KC-135 navigator for three months refueling TAC fighters in SEA in 1971. In March of 1972, after a delay of one mont

Your suggestions for this web site :   Your site was difficult to find. I have been searching for any information dealing with the Line Backer I and II activity and have missed seeing any links to your site on the ones I have visited. Since our organizers for our reunion have your address I fe

 

Your Name :   Fred Miranda

Your e-mail address :   usafred@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Interesting site!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   SAC Headquarters SEA planning staff. Was in balcony of SAC underground command post for all TOTs during Linebacker II

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Your Name :   Mike Silverman

Your e-mail address :   michael.silverman@ey.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   michael.silverman@ey.com

Your Comments :   Need to spread the word about this website. I found it by accident. I am in touch with several olf my crew mates and will pass it along

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Lead EW (B-52D) on three raids out of Guam

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Your Name :   David Pacer

Your e-mail address :   dp33881@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   davepacer.com

Your Comments :   Since my discharge from the USAF in early 73, I havent met anyone who knows much about Guam, not to mention Linebacker II. Just for curiosity, I thought Id google US Air Force Operation Linebacker and to my surprise, there were many sites discussing thi

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was sent TDY for 6 months from March AFB, where I worked in Supply Services, supplying food to the chow halls, NCO and officers clubs, and the base commissary. When I arrived on Guam, I was assigned to Mag 4 (one of the old ammunition magazines i.e. w

Your suggestions for this web site :   Thanks for providing an opportunity to talk about this. Ive got it my favorites list.

 

Your Name :   Richard L. Jones

Your e-mail address :   randjjones@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Very nice site. Brought back a lot of memories. Jim Turner was a squadron mate of mine in the 19th BW. He was fying D models out of UT, serving a sub A/C when he was hit and died trying to recover his aircraft with four engines out on one side. They named

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52G Pilot, home base 19th BW, Robins AFB. Flew three missions during Linebacker II, one very near Hanoi on the 18th, one near Haiphong on the third day, and one NE of Hanoi later when they had almost run out of SAMs. At that point they were defenseless

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep it up.

 

Your Name :   robert anderson

Your e-mail address :   randerson4@rochester.rr.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   MMS Bomb loader B-52

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Your Name :   Tim Bailey

Your e-mail address :   te.bail@hotmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I will always remember those days. My eyes were glued to my radar screen looking for bogies. When our BUFFs and other aircraft went down, the SAR frequency crackled with disheartening news, and there was nothing I could do.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   USAF, 621st TCS, Det.5, call-sign: INVERT. Nakhon Phanom, Thailand.

Your suggestions for this web site :   A curious portal into the past.

 

Your Name :   Bill Duncan

Your e-mail address :   bill48d@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   N/A

Your Comments :   Dont see too many entries from the 635th MMS out of UT.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was loading bombs on trailers in the bomb dump at UTapao RTNB with the 635th MMS,during LBll. Lots of work but the time went by fast.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Good to see that someone is keeping the memories alive,for those that cant. Great site!

 

Your Name :   Peter Benjamin

Your e-mail address :   pbenj1106@peak.org

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   How good that this remarkable episode in history is getting some proper attention, considering that this very long war was transformed in less than two weeks by LB II.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was CP on Fairchild crew E-12 flying G models from Guam. We flew on the 19th, the 26th and the 30th.

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Your Name :   Al King

Your e-mail address :   dadk55@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Great site! Brings back alot of memories. Hot nights & Hotter days, lots of sweat & hard work so the Air Crews could do their job.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Night shift supervisor for Environmental Systems Shop on the East side.

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Your Name :   Robert B. Stewart Jr

Your e-mail address :   stewrb@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Very informative, very touching site.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   EW staff briefing officer at Utapao.

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Your Name :   Tom Horan

Your e-mail address :   horan.tc@gmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I found this site by accident, and very glad I did. Hey !..CJ Brezinski..! I remember you !

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Westover based KC135 copilot. I did three 89 day tours to Kadena, Okinawa. I was crewed with Capt Dave Runyon and Capt Jerry Smith. Crazy days.

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Your Name :   Mark Lewis

Your e-mail address :   marklewis4@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Thank you for this wonderful website about Linebacker II!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   My uncle (Robert Thomas Elliott) was an AC-130A gunner and was KIA on December 21, 1972. I would enjoy hearing from anyone who may have known him.

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Your Name :   Rolland A. Scott

Your e-mail address :   Patches04@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Pilot. Flew Dec 18th, 21st, and 26th from Andersen. 280 total Arc Light missions. 1968 and 1969 Pease. 1971 and 1972 Barksdale. Retired 1987 LtCol

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Your Name :   Bob Matherly

Your e-mail address :   bmatherly@wildblue.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   B-52G gunner. Arrived back on Guam on 18 December from crew break - SCAT on 19 December Scheduled either 20 or 21 December. Bag dragged first aircraft due to oil leak, left setting at the end of the runway after all took off. Scheduled for 24 Dec flight b

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Your Name :   Frederick Miranda

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Your Name :   Gary L Holtman

Your e-mail address :   garydorisholtman@bellsouth.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I was on Zerdeckis crew as a gunner. He retired in 1964 (10,500 total hours) I got out a little before then, have kept in touch all of these years, was honored this month (12-07) by being asked to be an active pallbearer for my close friend, Col (USAF RET

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I missed out, however, I had so many friends flying that I just had to be in the cheering section.

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Your Name :   Bob Hudson

Your e-mail address :   bhudson964@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Co-pilot on EBONY II, shot down over Hanoi on 26 December 1972, Prisoner for 93 days.

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Your Name :   Mike Deible

Your e-mail address :   meregal87@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I was in the 43rd FMS Machine shop Andersen AFB 1972-73. I was 19 yrs. old working 12 hr. 6pm till 6am in the morning most of the time 7 days a week. Iam proud to have been part of LinebackerII and working on the best planes ever, B52D,s and Gs I spent ma

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   43rd FMS Fabrication branch. Machinist

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Your Name :   Matt Wheeler

Your e-mail address :   matt_noowheeler@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   No

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Your Comments :   Excellent website

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a 19 year old B-52 fully qualified Crewchief from McCoy AFB Florida working on the Anderson AFB, Guam North Ramp near Tooleyville and living in Tin City from October 1972 to April 1973.

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Your Name :   Wes Knettle

Your e-mail address :   wsknettl@centurytel.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   B-52D crew chief UT 1968/69 KC-135 crew chief Takhli 1972/73 B-52D crew chief Andersen 1973 Its good to show both support efforts and front line efforts. I will never forget the Can Do attitude of all the maintainers and operators during that per

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   4101st ARS Prov. Takhli. KC-135A crew chief. Did quite a bit of flying during that period with some of SACs finest crews. During the peaks our KCs seldom spent more than one hour on the ground during turnarounds.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Just keep telling the story.

 

Your Name :   William Thomas

Your e-mail address :   william.l.thomas@us.army.mil

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Like to express my appreciation to those who take the time and effort in putting together sites that one can go to. To reliveand ponder the past of ones experiences. I often look for such, as I am one that seriously ponders on my past military experiences

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Assigned to the 97th FMS Blytheville after a tour at Ubon, Thailand {8th FMS egress shop, 8th TFW}. Soon after arrival went TDY to Anderson, Guam. Was assigned to 43rd FMS egress shop (9 months then 6 months, June72-Sept73.

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Your Name :   Richard Bahr

Your e-mail address :   rbahr@allegiance.tv

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I vividly remember loading bombs on a BUFF on Mother One @ Utapao parking spot at 0300 while, not 100 yards from our loading crew screaming B-52s were lined up waiting to take off for their mission during LBII. What a sight for a young airman.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Number #1 man on a 5 man B-52 bomb load crew at Utapao from Mar 72-Mar 73.

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Your Name :   Derek Detjen, Maj USAF(Ret)

Your e-mail address :   hockey-nut@mindspring.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

Your web site URL :   Unknown

Your Comments :   Bob Lynn, Nutter Wimbrow and Allen Johnson were all friends of mine. We heard shortly after that Maj. Johnson had in fact been tortured to death in the Hanoi Hilton, rather than being listed as an MIA. This may not have been true, but bears further resear

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was an EW/Tactics instructor at the Castle AFB,CA RTU, training the G/H model crews to fly the D just prior to their departure to Guam and Linebacker. Id already served three tours and in Dec 67 was a member of the first crew to fly 100 missions in SEA,

Your suggestions for this web site :   The info is stark, humbling and brings back many fond memories of our comrades in arms, some of whom I saw at the SAC reunion at Branson, MO last September.

 

Your Name :   Robert Phillips

Your e-mail address :   Alwaysstill@comcast.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Great Site.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   72-73 TDY from Blytheville 97th AMS, Airborne Radio Repair. Worked the night shift AMS Line Truck. Had allot of equipment failures those nights. Few aborts if any as I recall. I remember the teenagers on the flat bed truck passing out pop corn balls for C

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Your Name :   Gary Thoss

Your e-mail address :   gthoss@gunners.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

Your web site URL :   afga.vmamerica.com

Your Comments :   I am now the membership chairman of the Airforce Gunners Association. You can check us out at www.gunners.net (old site) and the above the new site.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Was in country as a B52D tail gunner the entire year of 1972 and parts of 1973.

Your suggestions for this web site :   None, excellent site.

 

Your Name :   Norman H. Walker

Your e-mail address :   nwalker45@nc.rr.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   I honor all who served in the Viet Nam war, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a SGT/E4 B-52 Crew Chief assigned to the 307th OMS from Sep 72 - Sep 73.

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Your Name :   Bob Kuzma

Your e-mail address :   rkuzma3@suddenlink.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   RN on a Dyess Crew. 3 Sorties, 1 Guam, 2 UT

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Your Name :   Larry B Jacobs

Your e-mail address :   jacobs_4@sbcglobal.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   Great job!!!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   PCS U-Tapao, Crew Chief on B-52Ds

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work!!!

 

Your Name :   Michael Welke

Your e-mail address :   swx40@aol.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was with the 388 MMS squadron Korat Thailand 72/73.How i remember thoes nights,we flew mig cap. f4es cs and ds

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Your Name :   Steve Squier

Your e-mail address :   Squier52@adelphia.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   YES

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Your Comments :   Would enjoy contacting my fellow crew chief at the time Norm Walker or any of the flight crew that flew 55-0116 on her last mission. Am very grateful for the work you are doing to honor and preserve the memory of the Heros of Linebacker II.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Crew Chief 9/72-9/73 U-Tapao. My A/C 55-0116 air aborted to Danang with over 200 holes.AC made a one time flight baack to U-Tapao where I disassembled it for scrap. Still have the call sign placard from the pilots instrument panel.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Do NOT forget to interview some of the Crew Chiefs who were the last ones to see and talk to those who were KIA/MIA.

 

Your Name :   Mike Cerny

Your e-mail address :   mikecernyinsc@yahoo.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   When I was at U-Tapao, I was just a kid busting my butt to get the job done, and was oblivious to the big picture. Its rewarding, in retrospect, to learn that my small contributions to the war effort held some significance. Im proud to have served.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   During Linebacker II, I was working the 1800 - 0600 shift in the jet engine shop (tanker side). God bless those who were in harms way during Linebacker II, and especially those who paid the ultimate price.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Nothing... keep up the good work and thanks for the opportunity to reflect on this mission.

 

 

Your Name :   Mark G Tiedemann

Your e-mail address :   mark.g.tiedemann@cox.net

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Good to find this site!

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Gunner, B-52D model aircraft. Flew on 23, 26 and 28 Dec

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Your Name :   Dennis Parham

Your e-mail address :   dennymeister@gmail.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   Yes

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Your Comments :   I enjoyed your web site and admire your work in documenting Linebacker II.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   I was a Jet Engine Mechanic with 307 FMS working the flight line on both B-52s and KC-135s. Worked the launch truck and was also on the Standboard Engine Trim Team.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Just be sure to pay homage to the enlisted guys on the ground who busted their a***s to keep the birds in shape to fly. Thanks.

 

Your Name :   a1c/snider

Your e-mail address :   hsnide@frontiernet.net

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Your Comments :   i was discharged 1967 the same time our 52s were sent the war.what happen to the 52s since the base ,amarillo afb 461st texas was closed while they were gone?is there a web on amarillo AFB $^!st bomb wing?

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Your Name :   Chipper Caswell

Your e-mail address :   gobigred71@peoplepc.com

Can we update you on 12/72 by e-mail? (Yes/No) :   yes

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Your Comments :   Great job! Brought back many memories.

What was your assignment during Linebacker II? :   Jet Engine Mechanic on both B-52 D & G model. TDY from 92nd BMW, Fairchild AFB, WA to Guam, two six month tours, May 1972- June 1973.

Your suggestions for this web site :   Keep up the good work!

  

 

 

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