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Paul “Matt” Dillon Headed West April 13th (4/26/2016) - A Memorial Service will be held at the Davis Monthan AFB Heritage Park at 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 29, 2016 Paul’s obituary DILLON, Paul “Matt” Passed away April 13, 2016. Born on the 6th of July 1937 in Fairmont, W.V., Matt graduated from Kent State University, Ohio in June 1960. Forsaking his Chemistry degree, he […]
Arlo Wenstrand of Phoenix AZ Headed West March 8th (4/26/2016) - Arlo’s funeral is March 18th t Heritage Arrowhead Funeral Center, Glendale, AZ Arlo’s Obituary Arlo was born on March 7, 1935 and passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Arlo was a resident of Phoenix, Arizona at the time of his passing. Arlo joined the Air Force at a young age and retired after 24 […]
Lt. Col. William F. Pearce (USAF Ret.) Headed West April 10th (4/26/2016) - William’s funeral is April 19th at the Weed-corley-fish Funeral Home in Lake Travis William’s Obituary A very brave WWII B-17, bombardier and navigator, Korean War and Vietnam fighter pilot flew his last mission to heaven on April 10, 2016. Bill was born in Miami, Florida in 1925. In 1944, at19, he served in the 96th […]
Roy Ripley of Fort Walton Beach FL Headed West April 10th (4/12/2016) - Roy’s funeral is Friday April 15th at the Cross Point Methodist Church, Niceville, FL at 1330. Roy’s Obituary From SSS’r  DH Williams: “Roy Ripley was an early Hun Driver and was one of my heros when I arrived at my first operational assignment, Cannon AFB, NM in 1960.. As a young Captain, he was the […]
Sign Up For the Fort Wayne Event (4/12/2016) - Sign up for the Fort Wayne Event at this link Hilton Garden Inn Special Rate:  Reserve at this link Hilton Homewood Suites Special Rate:  Reserve at this Link  Flight Schedule (lottery winner can fly any day after the drawing on the 19th]                     Early arrivals for […]
Super Sabre Society Members Who Wrote The Book, The Friday Pilots, Visit Flight Safety International (4/11/2016) - Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President and CEO of Flight Safety International invited Super Sabre Society members who wrote the book, The Friday Pilots, to visit Flight Safety International in Tucson and fly the latest version Lear and Challenger simulators – we were treated like rock stars, briefed, had lunch with the staff and found although we were […]
Rare All-Lieutenant 4-Ship F-100 Out-Country (Laos) Mission From Vietnam (4/2/2016) - Photo of the First (and perhaps only) All-Lieutenant 4-Ship,  F-100 Out-Country (Laos) Mission in the Vietnam War (1st Lt’s Bill Lloyd, JD Wetterling, Lacy Veach, and Rick Goddard) It might stand as a record in the SSS annals from any base in South Vietnam.  Here’s all this feeble mind can recall (I fashioned a fictional version […]
Dave Skilling heading to Vietnam….Again (4/1/2016) -   SSS’r Dave Skilling will soon on another foray into Vietnam.  On April 13, eleven Fighter Pilots (mostly Navy) will meet with Viet pilots of our era in Hanoi.  Two of the Viets are retired LtGen’s.  The Navy guys are asking to meet with adversaries from specific engagements. The group has requested to visit Kep Airlfield and day […]
Second F-100 Pilot’s Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Claim Approved (3/31/2016) - We recently learned that the Veteran’s Administration has approved a second claim for 100% Service connected disability for the latest F-100 Pilot, Gary Parent in 2014.  His Widow has received Widows Indemnity Compensation, and Texas Property Tax exemption for life as a result our work with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many members of the […]

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