USAF PERSONNEL AT BREMERHAVEN, GERMANY
Tours of Duty from 1950 to 1968
LIST 6: WHERE WE LIVE NOW (CITY, STATE, COUNTRY)
Part 14: United States -- Rhode Island to Tennessee
Date of Information: February 2007
        AIR FORCE UNITS BASED AT BREMERHAVEN  
        U S A F S S : 6913th Security Squadron/Group  
          (originally, 41st Radio Squadron, Mobile)  
        U S A F E : 7011th Personnel Processing Squadron  
          3rd SHORAN/Beacon Squadron  
          585th Communications & Guidance Squadron  
          Det 1, 1st Tactical Missile Squadron (Matador)  
          (originally, 1st Pilotless Bomber Squadron)  
     
    NOTE: To determine whether someone you know is living in a city or town near you, first scroll to the country/state (listed alphabetically), then look up the city/town.
    LEGEND: An "X" in the first column means the entire line entry is new; an "X" in the second column means a detail has been updated; a "D" just to the left of a name means the person is deceased, a "W" or an "F" denotes the widow or a family member, respectively, a dash (---) identifies a person assigned to a unit other than the 6913th/41st RSM.
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      RHODE ISLAND   TOTAL: 17 (3 new entries)      
NEW CHG   CITY/TOWN BIRTH/DEATH WIDOW/RELATIVE   FIRST NAME MIDDLE INITIAL LAST NAME   FLIGHT/ BRANCH TOUR OF DUTY   POST-MILITARY CAREER
                         
      ["Home" Address] Centerdale - - - -   Joseph A. LEVESQUE   - - - 1957 to 1959?    
      ["Home" Address] Centerdale - - - -   Phil SANTILLO   - - - 1957 to 1959?    
      Coventry - - - -   Robert S. MOORE   Dog 1963 to 1965   Worked for Verizon (Retired)
      ["Home" Address] Cranston - - - -   Manuel T. LOPES, Jr   - - - 1964 to 1966?    
X     Little Compton - - - -   Bradford E. WORDELL   Able?: COMM 1956? to 1957    
      Narragansett - - - -   Ernest A. ESPOSITO   Able 1960 to 1963   Owned a restaurant in Providence; now in Real Estate
      Smithfield Born: 14-Aug-1919 Died: 31-Oct-1992 D Irving H. LATHAM   Easy 1956 to 1959   Worked as Admin for Civil Defense of Rhode Island
      North Smithfield Widow W Bernadette J. LATHAM   - - - - - -    
      Peace Dale - - - -   Jules P. SEIGEL   Baker 1952 to 1954    
      Providence - - - -   Carmine ANGELOSANTO   TRANS 1953? to 1955?    
      Warwick - - - -   Donald G. CROUT   Baker, Easy 1954 to 1957   Director of Admissions, Dean of Students (4 colleges in NY & MA); District Exec, Program Director, BSA (Ret: Nov-1996).
X     Warwick - - - -   Lawrence J. EGAN, Jr   Baker 1963 to 1966   Works in collections for hospitals
      Warwick - - - -   Richard A. FREDETTE   Charlie 1956 to 1958    
      Warwick - - - -   Roger L. SIMONE   Dog 1957 to 1960   Earned degree (Russian Lang); has worked 40 years in the banking/insurance industry.
      West Warwick - - - -   William R. NODINE   Charlie 1959 to 1962    
X     West Warwick - - - -   Edward C. UNDERWOOD   Able 1957? to 1959    
                         
        "HOME ADDRESS" (official service records of the USAF)    
      "Home" Address: Rhode Island - - - -   George T. ROGERS   Dog 1958 to 1961?    
                         
    SOUTH CAROLINA TOTAL: 57 (10 new entries)      
NEW CHG   CITY/TOWN BIRTH/DEATH WIDOW/RELATIVE   FIRST NAME MIDDLE INITIAL LAST NAME   FLIGHT/ BRANCH TOUR OF DUTY   POST-MILITARY CAREER
                         
X     Anderson - - - -   Gordon K. McCOWAN   MAINT 1958 to 1961   Worked at various jobs in his home town (Ret: 1993)
      Aynor - - - -   J. C. HARDWICK   MESS 1953 to 1954   Worked as a farmer initially, then worked at a plant in Marion, SC
      Beaufort - - - -   John F. ANDREWS   Charlie 1954 to 1955    
      Beaufort - - - -   Charles D. RESER   Easy: Swings, Mids 1953 to 1954    
      Beaufort Born: 28-Jun-1942 Died: 25-Jul-2004 D Robert K. WALDHAUER   Baker 1963? to 1965?    
      Beaufort Widow W Chieko WALDHAUER   - - - - - -    
      Bluffton - - - -   Brenton P. TRACY   Able 1958 to 1961    
X     Bluffton - - - -   Frederick W. ULRICH   DF Site 1952? to 1954   Worked 37 years at a 4,000-person GM Assembly Plant (manager at end of career: Ret: 1991)
      Camden - - - -   Morgan E. ISAAC, Jr   COMM 1951 to 1953    
      Chapin - - - -   Ernest F. SEWARD, Jr.   Charlie 1957? to 1960    
      ["Home" Address] Charleston - - - -   Harvey A. PELZER, III   COMM 1959? to 1960    
      Charleston Born: 25-Nov-1932 Died: 04-Mar-2000 --- D John F. RAGSDALE, Jr   7011th 1952 to 1955?    
X     Charleston - - - -   Douglas WARNER   Baker 1962 to 1964    
      Clinton - - - -   James S. BROWN, III   Charlie 1964 to 1965   Worked 25 years in hotel business and 8 years in retail; now works as Family Teacher for thornwell Home and School for Children
      Clinton - - - -   James C. YOUNG   Able 1953 to 1956    
      Columbia - - - -   Carlos W. FRICK   Able 1955 to 1958    
  X   Conway Born: 11-Feb-1936 Died: 08-Jan-1999 D Floyd E. BUSSARD   COMM: ADMIN, ADMIN 1955 to 1957?   Worked 16 years for AT&T in northern Virginia and D.C.
      Conway Widow W Verna L. BUSSARD   - - - - - -    
      Conway - - - -   Bobbie N. GUTHERY   Charlie, DF Site 1952 to 1955   Owned a produce container business (with brother) in Oxnard, Calif (Ret: 1995)
      Darlington Born: 22-Nov-1934 Died: 03-Jan-1991 D Edward J. WIRHOUSKY, Jr   MAINT 1964 to 1966    
  X   Darlington Widow [remarried] W Betty W. [WIRHOUSKY] SIGMON   - - - - - -    
      Duncan Born: 22-Aug-1932 Died: xx-May-1984 D Monty R. FROST   Able 1956 to 1959    
      Edisto Island - - - -   Tyrone T. BLIGEN, Sr   Baker 1961 to 1963   Worked 27 years for Federal Civil Service -- VA Hospital in Charleston, then the Charleston Naval Shipyard (Retired)
      Elgin - - - -   William G. TALLON   Dog 1965 to 1967   School Principal in Texas (Retired)
      Florence Born: 17-Feb-1931 Died: 13-Feb-1999 D Booker T. LOGAN   TRANS, MESS 1952? to 1954?    
X     Fort Mill - - - -   Billy J. WALKER   Baker. CMND 1965? to 1968    
      Greenville Born: 30-Jul-1919 Died: 15-Jan-1989 D Lucious BLACKWELL   - - - 1962 to 1965    
      Greenville Son F William BLACKWELL   - - - - - -    
      Greenville - - - -   Robert C. COATES   Charlie: COMM 1953 to 1955   Sales, textile machinery, then construction supplies (Ret: 1999)
X     Greenville - - - -   Ed BUTLER   - - - 1957? to 1959?    
      Inman - - - -   Carl W. BIRDNO   TRANS 1960 to 1963   Worked for chain of convenience stores in Spartanburg; worked for a dairy for 9.5 years
X     Lexington - - - -   David A. de WEY   Baker 1959 to 1961    
      Lexington Born: 29-Jul-1934 Died: 10-Apr-2003 D Winston G. WOODS   SPLY 1956 to 1959    
      Lyman - - - -   William H. NORKETT, Jr   Charlie 1963 to 1965   Works in customer relations for a trucking company
      Marion - - - -   Billy J. BUTLER   Able 1961 to 1963   Worked in education field in SC; school counsellor in NC
      Mount Pleasant - - - -   Jesse L. AKINS   Baker 1954 to 1955   Earned degree; worked 38 years in the transportation field (Ret: 1998)
      ["Home" Address] Mount Pleasant - - - -   Henry SMALLS, Jr   Dog 1961? to 1964?    
      Murrells Inlet - - - -   David W. GWYER   Dog 1964 to 1966   Mortgage Banking
      Myrtle Beach - - - -   George K. TAYLOR, Jr   Baker 1954 to 1957?    
      North Augusta - - - -   Horace W. NORRIS   Dog 1955? to 1958    
      Okatie [summer] Lady Lake, FL [winter] - - - -   Lawrence J. WESTBROOK, Jr   - - - 1960? to 1962?   Worked for NSA, A Group (Ret: 1996?)
      Parksville - - - -   Kenneth D. ELSTON   Charlie 1959 to 1963   Earned BA (Russian, German) at U of TX,
      Pawleys Island - - - -   Bryce W. MacDONALD   Able 1957 to 1960    
X     Webster Springs, WV Born: 30-Dec-1934 Died: 24-Jul-1980 D Charles R. HUGHES   Dog: MAINT 1955 to 1958   Owned/operated Napa auto parts store
X     Rock Hill Widow W Elva B. [HUGHES *] ANDERSON   - - - - - -    
      ["Home" Address] Scranton - - - -   William D. SMITH   - - - 1952? to 1954    
      Spartanburg - - - -   Max W. NEWTON   Charlie 1955 to 1958    
      ["Home" Address] Spartanburg - - - -   Carroll E. SMITH   Easy: TECH 1955 to 1958    
      Spartanburg - - - -   James E. THOMPSON   Dog 1956? to 1958?    
      St Helena Island - - - -   Solon M. DOBBS   Dog 1959 to 1962   Worked 37 years in Grocery, Convenience stores
X     Summerville - - - -   I. Larry MEISLER   Able 1962 to 1965   Worked 25 years in Civil Service at Norton AFB (San Bernardino, CA), then Charleston AFB, SC (Ret: 2005)
      Summerville - - - -   Ray I. PRIDDLE   Dog 1952? to 1955    
X     Summerville - - - - --- Hayward B. SHEPHERD   Det 1 of 585th 1958 to 1960    
      Sumter - - - -   Robert L. DUBY   Charlie 1953 to 1954   Worked several years for Boeing Aircraft in Kansas
      Walterboro - - - -   Rev. James Carroll McCANTS   Baker 1959 to 1961   Civil Service and USAF Reserve (Ret: 9-Mar-1999); Ordained as a Minister on 3-Jan-1999
      Woodruff - - - -   Charlie B. HAND   Able: COMM 1955 to 1956    
                         
        "HOME ADDRESS" (official service records of the USAF)    
      "Home" Address: South Carolina Born: 15-Mar-1934 Died: xx-Oct-1975 D Charles J. SHAVER   Able 1955 to 1957?    
                         
    SOUTH DAKOTA TOTAL: 13 (3 new entries)      
NEW CHG   CITY/TOWN BIRTH/DEATH WIDOW/RELATIVE   FIRST NAME MIDDLE INITIAL LAST NAME   FLIGHT/ BRANCH TOUR OF DUTY   POST-MILITARY CAREER
                         
      ["Home" Address] Aberdeen Born: xx-xxx-193x Died: xx-May-1956 D Robert L. KRAMP   Able 1953 to 1954    
      Aberdeen - - - -   Gerald E. WANTTIE   Charlie 1963 to 1966   Operated a 320 acre farm, ran a feed plant in town (Ret: 1996)
X     Elk Point - - - -   Paul D. JOHNSON   Dog 1957? to 1960?    
  X   Rapid City Born: 19-May-1932 Died: 30-Nov-2005 D Duane E. PLUCKER   Baker: COMM 1952 to 1955   Worked first in the automotive industry; then worked in law enforcement (most recently in the local sheriff's office)
X     Rapid City Widow W Joan PLUCKER   - - - - - -    
      Rapid City - - - -   Jackie J. SCHOCK   Able 1964 to 1966   Net Technician for QwestCom
      Rapid City - - - -   James L. SPRAGUE   Easy 1961 to 1964   Worked 6 years for a building contractor, installing doors and windows
      Sioux Falls - - - -   Gregory M. GREEN   Baker, Dog? 1958 to 1961    
      Watertown Born: 12-Dec-1925 Died: 10-Dec-2001 D Eldon J. JAMESON   - - - 1954 to 1956   Owned restaurant-supply business (American Dish Service) from 1971 until 1987, when he was paralyzed.
      Watertown Widow W Margerite JAMESON   - - - - - -    
      Webster - - - -   Sylvester R. HERRICK   Charlie 1955 to 1959   Sheriff
X     Whitewood - - - -   Jimmy HEGDAHL   Dog? 1960 to 1961?    
      Winner - - - -   James J. JARES   Baker? 1952 to 1954   Worked 44 years as a banker (Ret: 1994)
                         
      TENNESSEE   TOTAL: 74 (6 new entries)      
NEW CHG   CITY/TOWN BIRTH/DEATH WIDOW/RELATIVE   FIRST NAME MIDDLE INITIAL LAST NAME   FLIGHT/ BRANCH TOUR OF DUTY   POST-MILITARY CAREER
                         
      Adamsville - - - -   Teddy W. STEPHENS   Baker 1953? to 1956    
      Andersonville - - - -   Leon WARRIX   Able 1953 to 1956    
      Arlington - - - -   Calvin H. BURCH   Able? 1964 to 1966    
      Ashland Born: 22-Sep-1935 Died: 15-Nov-1987 D Jimmy J. EVANS   SCTY 1957 to 1959   Graduated from drafting school, co-owned a sheet-metal company
      Ashland Widow W Myra B. EVANS          
      Athens - - - -   J. Phillip HADORN   Baker 1962 to 1964   Worked as Maintenance Supervisor for large paper plant, which made newsprint (Ret: 2002)
  X   Athens - - - -   Charles W. WILSON, Jr   SCTY 1953 to 1957    
  X   Bartlett Born: 26-Jun-1936 Died: 15-Nov-2001 D Jewel F. McFARLAND, Sr   Baker 1954 to 1956; 1958 to 1961    
      Bartlett Widow W Carolyn L. McFARLAND   - - - - - -    
      Bartlett - - - -   Dewey W. SHAW   Charlie 1963 to 1965    
      Bartlett - - - -   James A. SLEDGE   TRANS 1951? to 1954    
      Bristol Born: 13-Sep-1932 Died: 05-Jul-2000 D Paul A. ROBINETTE   COMM 1954 to 1956?    
  X   Cleveland Born: 14-Jan-1932 Died: 06-Feb-1997 D Carl D. GOINS   Det 1 of 1st PBS 1954 to 1956?    
      Cleveland Widow W Wilma R. GOINS   - - - - - -    
      Cleveland - - - -   Loyd F. POWELL   Charlie 1961 to 1964   Worked for Maytag (Ret: 1999); worked as census taker in 2000.
      Collegedale - - - -   Charles D. BURKS   Able 1955? to 1957?    
      Cookeville - - - -   Robert M. MORT   Able 1960 to 1962   Earned college degree; worked in sales, then in retail-store design
      ["Home" Address] Cookeville - - - -   Clyde E. MURPHY   Baker: MAINT 1955 to 1957    
      Corryton Born: 03-Sep-1921 Died: 12-Mar-1996 D Roy R. HAYNES   Able, DF Site, ADMIN 1957 to 1958; 1959 to 1960    
      Corryton Widow W Ingrid HAYNES   - - - - - -    
  X   Elizabethton Born: 20-Jan-1942 Died: xx-Apr-1997 D Bobby J. ODOM   Able 1960 to 1963   Worked 20 years in the insurance business
      Elizabethton Widow W Nadine ODOM   - - - - - -    
X     Fayetteville Born: xx-xxx-193x Died: xx-xxx-1990? D Walter J. GEORGE   Able 1955? to 1957?    
      Gallatin - - - -   William L. FOSTER   Charlie 1956 to 1957    
      Gatlinburg Born: 12-Oct-1930 Died: 15-Jul-1990 D Tom D. ARMSTRONG, Jr   ADMIN, ADJ, PERS 1958 to 1962    
      Gatlinburg Widow W Betty ARMSTRONG   - - - - - -    
      Harrison - - - -   Larry F. ROBERTS   Charlie 1959 to 1962    
      Hornsby - - - -   John R. WORLEY   Charlie 1954 to 1955   Worked 37 years in the banking business in Memphis
      Jackson - - - -   Ronald G. AUSTIN   Dog 1963 to 1965   Works for Post Office (since 1966)
  X   Kingsport Born: 23-May-1935 Died: 23-Dec-2006 D Carl R. ROBERTS   Able 1956 to 1958   Earned degree (U of TN); worked as licensed private pilot, a Transportation Rep at Eastman Chemical Co (Ret: 1994)
X     Kingsport Widow W Wanda M. ROBERTS   - - - - - -    
      Knoxville - - - -   Cabell B. FINCH   Baker 1952 to 1955    
  X   Knoxville Born: 04-Jul-1942 Died: 02-Jan-2007 D Billy L. HOWARD   Baker 1961 to 1964    
X     Memphis Widow W Marian K. HOWARD   - - - - - -    
      Knoxville - - - -   Johnny F. HICKMAN   Dog: COMM 1951 to 1953    
      Knoxville - - - -   Frank R. HOLT   Easy: Swings 1951 to 1954    
  X   Knoxville - - - -   Harold E. KERLEY   Charlie 1954 to 1957    
      La Vergne - - - -   Ronald R. LUTHER, Jr   SPLY 1956 to 1960    
      Lawrenceburg Born: 14-Nov-1932 Died: xx-Dec-1986 D Karl S. SMITHSON   TRANS 1951 to 1954?    
      Livingston - - - -   Louis V. ALKIRE   COMM 1951 to 1954    
      Maryville - - - -   Mark R. HAZELTINE   Charlie 1962 to 1964    
      Maryville Born: 29-Feb-1932 Died: 06-Dec-1994 --- D Walter A. MOORE, Jr   7011th 1952 to 1953    
      Maryville Daughter --- F Kathryn MOORE [dau]   - - - - - -    
      McMinnville Born: 14-May-1937 Died: 09-Apr-1997 D Robert M. KINNE   - - - 1961 to 1964    
      McMinnville Widow W Wanda S. KINNE   - - - - - -    
      Memphis Died: xx-xxx-19xx D Howard T. BROWN   COMM 1951 to 1954?    
      Memphis Born: 20-Jun-1929 Died: 19-Mar-1986 D Ned L. BURFORD   - - - 1951 to 1953    
      Memphis Widow W Martha C. BURFORD   - - - - - -    
      Memphis - - - -   Billie FLATT   Easy 1954 to 1957    
      Memphis - - - -   Willard C. SUTTON   Able 1955 to 1958?   Worked in elevator maintenance (Ret: 1998)
      Murfreesboro - - - -   Earl E. EDDLEMAN, Jr   SPLY 1962 to 1965   Worked for VA Hospital in Murfreesboro
      Murfreesboro - - - -   Carl C. GILBERT   TRANS 1951 to 1953    
X     Murfreesboro - - - -   Thomas G. NEWSOM   Charlie 1957 to 1958    
      Nashville - - - -   Teddy P. COX   Charlie 1952 to 1955    
      Nashville - - - -   James R. CUMBIE   Charlie 1958 to 1961   Works in sales.
      Nashville - - - -   William V. GIBBY   Charlie 1955 to 1958   Owned an Insurance Agency (Retired)
      Nashville - - - -   Luther L. MILLRANEY   SPLY 1957 to 1959   Works in warehouse.
      ["Home" Address] Nashville - - - -   William M. PFEIFFER, Jr   Baker 1955? to 1958    
X     Nashville - - - -   Winfred C STOCKS   SCTY, SPLY 1954? to 1955?    
      Nashville - - - -   Leon C. TIDWELL   Baker 1957? to 1960    
        Born: 01-Jul-1921 Died: 10-Aug-2002 D Virgil L. JOSLEYN   Baker 1960? to 1962?    
      Old Hickory Son F Stephen JOSLEYN   - - - - - -    
      Ooltewah - - - -   Byron S. MOSS, Jr   Baker 1959 to 1963    
      Readyville - - - -   Max STILLS   MESS 1953 to 1954    
      ["Home" Address] Ridgely - - - -   Jimmy L. BUTLER   Charlie 1964 to 1965    
      Sale Creek - - - -   Charles A. EDENS   Baker 1961 to 1964   Worked 35 years as electrician for DuPont Corp (Ret: 1999)
      Sevierville Born: 12-Aug-1921 Died: 25-Jun-1999 D Edward K. RATLIFF   SFS 1959 to 1962    
      Sevierville Widow W Kay RATLIFF   - - - - - -    
      Smyrna - - - -   Everett M. ADKINS   - - - 1958 to 1960   Worked 15 years for ??, then retired.
      ["Home" Address] South Fulton - - - -   Edward D. WILSON   Charlie 1958? to 1961?    
  X   Spring City - - - -   Royal L. TINSLEY, Jr   - - - 1952? to 1955   Earned PhD (Tulane Univ); Professor of Germanic Languages & Lit at Univ of Arizona (Retired); Translator (Ret: 1992)
      Tansi - - - -   Larry W. HOLLINGSWORTH   Easy: MAINT 1957 to 1960   Worked briefly at Redstone Arsenal; then worked 30 years for the Railroad (Retired)
X     Tullahoma Born: 27-Sep-1933 Died: 02-Mar-1993 D William L. MOSS   Baker, TRANS 1955 to 1959   Worked for the Tennessee State Parks Division
                         
        "HOME ADDRESS" (official service records of the USAF)    
      ["Home" Address] Tennessee - - - -   James T. RYAN   - - - 1961 to 1964?    
                         
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