6937th Communications Group / Peshawar Air Station
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Message Number: 1093 -
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 18:20:49 EDT
[IP = 126.96.36.199] -
|Name: ||Lawrence L Barron|
|Current Location: ||Cumming, georgia 30040|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||Aug 1961-Dec 1962|
|Unit or Duty Section: ||Top secret control |
Would like to hear from friends who were there at that time.. Worked for Capt. Dielman and Col. Goerder. Good Memories.
Message Number: 1092 -
Monday, February 26, 2018 15:51:47 EDT
[IP = 188.8.131.52] -
|Name: ||Alan R Larsen|
|Current Location: ||Michigamme, Michigan|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||June 1965 - June 1966|
|Unit or Duty Section: ||Charlie Flight |
Morse Intercept Operator from Elmendorf AFB, Alaska and assigned to 6937th under the 2-T program.
Message Number: 1091 -
Sunday, February 18, 2018 23:42:07 EDT
[IP = 184.108.40.206] -
|Name: ||William L. Miron (Bill)|
|Current Location: ||Sun City, Arizona 85351|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||May 1965-August 1966|
|Unit or Duty Section: ||Charlie Flight|
I am in Sun City, Arizona at present, enjoying retirement since 2000. Battled prostate cancer in 2016, free and clear there now. Also had some melanoma and carcinoma removed from my neck, back and nose in 2017. Doing fine except for bladder control at this point.
Message Number: 1090 -
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 23:55:28 EDT
[IP = 220.127.116.11] -
|Name: ||Roger A Emter|
|Current Location: ||Steele, North Dakota|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||March, 1968 to June 1969|
|Unit or Duty Section: ||2008th Communications squadron|
I would like to be active with the great veterans on this site! My duty station was at the receiver radio site. Many memories!!!!!
Message Number: 1089 -
Sunday, January 14, 2018 10:53:34 EDT
[IP = 18.104.22.168] -
|Name: ||John clarke|
|Current Location: ||Shohola pa|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||8-67 11-68|
|Unit or Duty Section: ||Supply|
After 50 years to the month, ran into a fellow PAS veteran at jury duty selection. it was great to see you this past summer Walt P. We both worked in supply warehouse, he in the front office and myself in the back. If I ever find my pictures of PAS I will give you a shout. A couple of years ago did locate another veteran of PAS out in Okla. It was good talking to you Jim McS. Also in one of the alumni photos reconized Sgt. Dapson who was also in supply. I enjoyed my time there. Kyber Pass,Lahore,Rawlapindi and other local areas. Played softball,volley ball,bowling and some basketball. Also enjoyed horseback riding on the canal. We met some real characters sometimes,some had weapons or ran their buffalos at us, or tried taking my friends,Bill R wedding band. We are all getting older but I hope all are well.
Message Number: 1088 -
Saturday, January 13, 2018 19:39:29 EDT
[IP = 22.214.171.124] -
|Name: ||WARREN LEE|
|Current Location: ||VIRGINIA|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||SEP '68 - AUG '69|
|Unit or Duty Section: ||AFRTS|
Peshawar was my first assignment in AFRTS. As a young broadcaster, it was a marvelous opportunity to practice on a small and captive audience that had few options! We were the primary source of US and world news, and we were totally dependent on Tech Control and Teletype Maintenance to keep our circuits up and printing. At Christmas, I would play Santa Claus on TV at 5:00pm and come back as the newscaster at 6:00pm. Not sure if the kids ever caught on. When I left in August 1969, I didn't turn off the lights, but TV had gone dark and we were down to radio only. It was an unforgettable experience and we are among very few Americans who ever got to ride through the Khyber Pass in a Ford stationwagon rented from the NCO club. It was great to spend the last hourng several hundred messages from PAS Alumni. Thanks to all.
Message Number: 1087 -
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 14:32:49 EDT
[IP = 126.96.36.199] -
|Name: ||Charles P, Lauer|
|Current Location: ||spring hill florida|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||11/61-//62|
beer on air conditioner, water buffalo on golf course,
horse races at Peshawar Downs & Jackie Kennedy
visiting air field(anyone remember why)???
Message Number: 1086 -
Saturday, December 9, 2017 19:13:58 EDT
[IP = 188.8.131.52] -
|Name: ||Frank Bidwell|
|Current Location: ||Chester, Vermont|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||1968-69|
|Unit or Duty Section: ||7219th USAF Dispensery|
Does anyone remember if anyone was ever shot at while traveling on the Kyber Pass?
Message Number: 1085 -
Sunday, October 1, 2017 09:19:50 EDT
[IP = 184.108.40.206] -
|Name: ||Jack Sorrick|
|Current Location: ||San Antonio, Texas|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||01/1964 to 01/1965|
|Unit or Duty Section: ||Dog Flight|
I was in Peshawar when the movie theater was opened.I remember the swimming pool and softball.The food was good in the mess hall.I also remember powdered milk and powdered eggs. I went on 1 day trip through Kyber Pass. Took a 3 day trip to Lahore . Both were good and interesting.The flight to Pakistan we spent overnight in Tripoli,Libya. On the way back we spent 24 hours in Madrid.The barracks were in good shape but never had hot water showers,just barely warm.The earthquake in middle of night was scary.My locker fell over.
Message Number: 1084 -
Friday, September 8, 2017 20:10:08 EDT
[IP = 220.127.116.11] -
|Name: ||Charles (Chuck) Mozingo |
|Current Location: ||Greenville, N. C. 27834|
|PAS Tour Dates: ||April 1966 May 1967|
|Unit or Duty Section: ||TMO, Traffic Management Office |
|AFSC: ||60250 Pax & Hhld Goods Spec.|
Arrived April 1966, Flew in to Peshawar via Lahore & Rawalpindi. Assigned to TMO Traffic Management office. Duties: Meeting all flights & Personnel arriving at PEW, & handling tickets & port calls for all departing Personnel. Worked with the MAC personnel handling the inbound C-130 then the C-141 From Karachi. Bringing our mail & supplies to our station. Worked also with the Chaplins Assistant SGT Bobby Grammar, we got involved in the Chapel ( as ushers) & also was assigned as Sunday School Superintendents. On Sundays got all the sunday school books & chairs set up for the dependents ( Kids) at the Base School., for Sunday School. Got to know Charles ( Chuck) Boyd, he was assigned to the 7219th Dispensary Unit. Met & Paled around with (2) other guys, who worked across the street. Don't rememb er their names or what units they worked at. ( I have photos only) SSGT Chuck Boyd, & Myself took a litter patient from Peshawar to Torrejon AB, Spain, (When the C-141 started leaving Peshawar direct to Adana, Turkey. He & I went on leave from there. Last time I saw him was in 1968, in San Antonio, Tex., he retrained & was a Drill Instructor. Would like to find him.