Posts for October 2022

A Scary Halloween

I remember being scared on Halloween, 1946, in Stratford, Connecticut. I was six years old. Every evening the week prior Bob and Jim, two adults around the dinner table, would tell five-year-old Diana and me the goblins were coming.

Air Force 75th Anniversary Dinner

The celebration of the 75th anniversary of United State Air Force as a separate service was celebrated on Sunday, September 18, by PVE Air Force alumni residents and other PVE community members who gathered in Rawlinson Hall for a commemorative dinner.

Duty at the White House

My first Air Force (AF) assignment after completion of the Communications-Electronics (CE) officers’ course in 1967 was to the Communications Squadron at Malmstrom AFB in Great Falls, Montana.

Bocce at PVE

The Bombardiers seem to be running away from the rest of the league. They are currently 3 ½ games ahead of the second-place team, the Warriors. The Court Jesters are currently in third.

Bracciano to Ajaccio (Where else to go?)

Ahhhh! Another routine training week at Lago di Bracciano north of Rome. With only three freshwater seaplane bases in Europe, training in winter with the SA-16 “Albatross” was best done where icing would be at a minimum.