522nd PS, 27th FEG F-84 Pilots with ‘GYPSY from PO’KEEPSIE’, K-9 Korea, 1950-51

f-84 1950xx

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  1. – Kneeling (left to right):
    Cpt. Burton E. Wilder, 1/Lt Donald R. Ultrey, 2/Lt Robert A. Beauregard, Lt-Col. John W. Lafko (CO. of the 522nd), 1/Lt Robert E. Anderson, 2/Lt. James r. Nichols
    – Standing:
    Cpt. Billy G. Edens, Maj. Howard Cody, 1/Lt. John H. Birt, 1/Lt. Lester K. Sweatt, Cpt. Melvin F. Petermann, Cpt. Allen J. McGuire, Cpt. Patrick H. Levy, Cpt. Marshall M. Barton, 1/Lt William Y. Smith, 1Lt. Bruce g. Grant, Cpt. Charles F. Minter, Maj. Clark P. Manning
    – Sitting on wing:
    Cpt. Arthur W. Worthington, Cpt. Richard T. Rutherford, Cpt. William T. Slaughter, Cpt. Gilbert L. Jamison, Cpt. William O. Cottingham Jr., Cpt Donald W. Maggert
    – Kneeling on wing:
    1/Lt. Paul L. Hummel, 1/Lt. Albert J. Crull, Maj. Russell Powell
    – Standing on wing:
    1/Lt. Charles E. Toynbee, 1/Lt. John F. Mauck, 1/Lt. Stephen Stepanian, Cpt. Allen J. Gilbert, Maj. Norman R. Clark

    January 31, 2014 at 4:26 pm

  2. Gerry Asher

    F-84E serial 49-2404 went down on a strafing run while operating with the 182nd FBS, 136th FBW, 10 March 1952.

    January 31, 2014 at 4:40 pm

  3. Guess that the picture is taken at Itazuke. 522nd was at Taegu AB (K-9), South Korea, 5 Dec 1950-30 Jan 1951; Itazuke AB, Japan, 31 Jan-20 Jun 1951; Misawa AB, Japan, 13-16 Oct 1952; Chitose AB, Japan, 17 Oct 1952-c. 13 Feb 1953, according to squadron factsheet: http://www.cannon.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=18868

    February 14, 2014 at 10:24 am

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