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Message Number: 1136 - Tuesday, January 21, 2020 13:18:48 EDT
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Name:  Robert McLendon
Current Location:  Middleburg, FL 32068
PAS Tour Dates:  June 1962 - August 1963
Unit or Duty Section:  Able
AFSC:  29252

Thanks for the hard work.

Please note dates of service and email are incorrect in roster

Message Number: 1135 - Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:08:59 EDT
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Name:  Don Mencl
Current Location:  Bristol, TN
PAS Tour Dates:  Oct 60-62
Unit or Duty Section:  Charlie and Dog Flights
AFSC:  203x1

Hi: I was having problems getting into the guestbook, but, I guess it's working. I recently gave a couple of "talks" about my time in Pakistan and the changes that have occurred since then. When I (we) were there, Peshawar had a population of about 180k and now it is on the order of two million!! Back during the Russo/Afghan war, the base was used as a POW camp for captured Russian and Afghan soldiers. There have been several movies and even a TV series about the POW camp---google "Badaber uprising - wikipedia." More recently, there was a "taliban" attack on the base with a number of attackers killed in the area around the old chapel--go to Wikipedia and look for "2015 Camp Badaber attack." When I presented the talk, someone pointed out that there is a book called "I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education and Was Shot." The girl who wrote the book is/was from Swat and talks about her childhood and when the Taliban came into Swat. All in all, it was an interesting exercise and brought back a bunch of memories. I look forward to hearing from any PAS "alumni."

Message Number: 1134 - Thursday, January 16, 2020 07:16:01 EDT
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Name:  Wes Hedges
Current Location:  San Antonio, TX
PAS Tour Dates:  1959-1960
Unit or Duty Section:  B Flight TSC
AFSC:  202xx/702xx

Interesting times indeed. Yuri G, U-2's, Camel stuck in the barracks during tribal migration. Trip up Kyhber to the Aghan border.

Anyone else remember the Brit family that brought the indian circus to the outdoor theater? Or the two fellas that got permission to go camping and "rock" hunting in SWAT?

Someonr mentiond the Cuban Missile Crisis. I was at Boca Chica NAS. We got a Presidential Unit Citiation.for that one.

Message Number: 1133 - Sunday, January 12, 2020 22:20:55 EDT
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Name:  Paul Buckman
Current Location:  Hannibal MO 63401
PAS Tour Dates:  March 1968 April 1969
Unit or Duty Section:  2008th Comm SQ
AFSC:  29150

just checking if anyone else was there during that time. I was the Manager of the Base Theater at nigtts.

Message Number: 1132 - Wednesday, December 25, 2019 00:54:21 EDT
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Name:  Ron Poisson
Current Location:  Saco, Maine
PAS Tour Dates:  July 1968 - January 1970
Unit or Duty Section:  Morse Intercept Operator

I was one of the last Airmen stationed at PAS. Thank you for developing this website and providing a YouTube video. It brought a lot of memories.

Message Number: 1131 - Monday, November 18, 2019 14:28:48 EDT
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Name:  Maurice Ray Wagner
Current Location:  Jamestown, TN 38556
PAS Tour Dates:  April 1961 - June 1962
Unit or Duty Section:  7219th USAF Disp (Dental Clinic)
AFSC:  98150

Hello SOB,s. I'm trying to locate anyone, everyone that can hit the keys to contact me in relationship to my having served at PAS from 1961 -1962. I'm SOL when it concerns military records due to the fire on July 12,1973, my records were burned as was a few or many others.

Write if you will be so kind.

Maurice Ray Wagner SR

Message Number: 1130 - Monday, November 4, 2019 17:12:08 EDT
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Name:  Spencer lauterbach
Current Location:  Richmond, virginia
PAS Tour Dates:  Nov 1962 - Nov 1966
AFSC:  13768964

great memories of riding the dish in Peshawar, kyber pass, pool time, making great friends, the earth quake

Message Number: 1129 - Monday, September 23, 2019 15:41:21 EDT
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Name:  Victor Stannish
Current Location:  omaha ne
PAS Tour Dates:  1963 - 1965
Unit or Duty Section:  Ditty Booper

Hello - please contact me iyou have any of the jacket patches available along with price and 'how to order'. tks/Vic stannish 402 592 2649

Message Number: 1128 - Thursday, August 29, 2019 14:33:23 EDT
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Name:  Andy Austin
Current Location:  Miami, FL
PAS Tour Dates:  December 1961 to February 1963
Unit or Duty Section:  Peshawar Bandits (ELINT)
AFSC:  29450

Long, long ago and far, far away.....time sho' passes. Worked the Cuban Missile Crisis back in October 1962 and have now been married to a Cuban for 45 years!

Still think of Stan Allen, Jim Taylor, "Bone Crusher", Haniff, girls from the embassy in Kabul, dependents, others, and trips to the Khyber. Hope that those old friends are doing well.

I am now a retired engineer with many good memories......

Message Number: 1127 - Wednesday, August 14, 2019 09:11:00 EDT
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Name:  Charles Warren Jr
Current Location:  Jacksonville, FL
PAS Tour Dates:  Nov 1960 to Jan 1962
Unit or Duty Section:  Charlie Trick
AFSC:  29251

Saw my first-ever Outdoor Movies; Helped built the swimming pool for first dependents; Summer of '61, coached the Badaber kids, and the base dependent kids basketball teams. Got them to play against each other in the base Gym. Remember Chaplain Van Pelt, and Igor in Mess Hall--saw him years later playing football at one of the English bases (Chicksands?) . Remember Stancil, the Orderly Clerk, signing out those weekend vehichle trips.

Also remember my one 'liquid oxygen' aircraft-ride to Karachi.

Got to fry an egg on the sidewalk that summer...just before it reached 130 degrees plus

Oh yes, Sargent Massey, 6 ft 7 plus, from the 2008th.

Wasn't the same when I returned home. I was better!