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Dennis Massa, one of the Founders of the Pleiku Air Base Association has passed away at his home in California.
Dick Palmatier has been seriously ill for over a year. He is in the hospital again and has another back surgery. According to his wife Helen, this last surgery seems to have gone pretty well. He is able to sit in bed without falling over. This is quite an improvement. Helen has asked that I share this information with you and to let you know that he has his I-Pad with him in the Hospital so you can send him emails. I know that you have his email address or you can get from the Pleiku Association Member Website. I know that he would enjoy hearing from all of us.
John J. Scott, MSgt (Ret), 77, passed away on 2 February 2015. He proudly served as an Air and Security Policeman for 21-years at various duty stations including Sampson AFB, NY, Ft Carson, CO, Pleiku AB, Vietnam, Chanute AFB, IL, Lowry AFB, CO, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, Randolph AFB, TX, Anderson AB, Guam, Hunter Field, GA, Myrtle Beach AFB, SC, Torrejon AB, SP, Wheelus AB, Libya, Brookley AFB, AL, and Lincoln AFB, NE. His active duty assignments were far ranging from security, sentry dog handler, law enforcement, and IG Inspector. John was awarded several decorations, most notable the Airman's Medal for Heroism, Purple Heart, and Bronze Star. After retiring from active duty, he was a Deputy Sherriff, civilian guard with the Defense Electronic Supply Command, and Department of Air Force Civilian retiring in 1992 as a GM-0080-14 from Aeronautical Systems Command. John was active in several community organizations and will be dearly missed by his wife Carol, children Karen, John III, and Michael, along with his biggest fans 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. INFORMATION REQUEST My name is Jeff Lozier Im looking for some information on the 633d Combat Support Group. My father Edwin Lozier was stationed Pleiku Air Base in 1969-70. I'm not sure what the unit was but he was in some sort of supply. He was a staff sergeant when he left Vietnam. I am currently serving in the USN and got him a flight jacket, and looking for a unit, division or command patch for it and would just like some info for myself. I have looked on the internet and the only thing I can come up with is 633d Special Opperations Wing. Any info would be helpfull. Thank you in advance for your help and time. Jeff Lozier E-Mail: luckylozier22@yahoo.com
My name is Dan Reed. I am a historian and military history teacher in Oberlin, Ohio.
Spc. 4 Bob Towles, DSC (Delta Company 2/7 Cav) gave me a lead to talk to someone from the 1st AC who flew out of Pleiku in Nov. of 1965 in air support for the 2/7 cav at Lz Albany. I am in the process of working on a project that stems from an earlier project I worked on with veterans from the 2/7. Please see video link to see the film we made on their recollections: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpbOPdtXFz8 A Walk in the Sun I would like to talk to a pilot on this subject (air support of the 2/7 at LZ ALBANY) Do any of your members have information from November 1965 who would have flown in support of LZ ALBANY? Thank you for your time. Dan Reed E-Mail: dreed92@hotmail.com
REUNION 2015 - LEXINGTON, KY September 9 - 13 2015
Hotel:  Lexington Green Hilton Suites
Cost: $109.00 & that includes breakfast.
Call:   859-271-4000
Cut off date is: 10 August 2015

Old Fashion Pleiku Air Base Association Glass $5 each plus postage To order send your check to to Pleiku Air Base Association P.O. Box 552 St. Clairsville, OH 43950-0552 1st ACS PATCH WANTED I was assigned to the 1st Air commando Squadron in base operations from June 1967 until December 1967 and was injured and sent home. I have been looking for a 1st Air Commando Squadron patch for all these years. I am happy I found you on the internet. Walter Van Houten, T/SGT USAF. Can anyone help TSGT Houten with his search?

Several new items under the Locate page have been posted. Please check it our and perhaps you can assist a fellow Pleiku Veteran. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ The November 2014 issue of the Pleiku Air Base Association newsletter, The Highland Air Times, has been mailed. The next edition will be mailed in February 2015. If you have an item for the next newsletter send it to: pleiku-lpa@sbcglobal.net Only dues paying members will receive a copy.
2015 Membership Dues Note that the Dues are now $25
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