This entry was posted on January 31, 2014 by jetpilotoverseas. It was filed under 1950's, A-2, F-84 Thunderjet, Korean War, Republic, USAF .
– 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
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
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
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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