307th Bomb Wing B-47/KC-97 Association Reunion

Dayton Ohio, June 14-19, 2010

 

RB-47 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force

 

The folks who joined in:

Dick & Eloise Arens
Charlie & Peggy Baker
Roger & Dottie Beamer
Larry & Jan Boggess
Dru & R T Boykin
Jim & Carolyn Carlton
Grace  & Son Bill Carrier
Jim & Elaine Cinnamon
Jim & Barbara Cone
Bob Cori & Son Peter
Dallas & Julie Crosby
Richard & Mary Delaney
Bob & Shirley Delany
Bill & Joan Filipula
Roger "Bud" & Jan Flanik
Jim & Judy Gardner
Mike & Jan Gingrich
Hank Grogan & Jane Schafer
Larry Hall
Bob & Gwen Hansen
Bill & Linda Hastings
Tom & Gloria Highland
Sedge & Wilda Hill
Mike Hill & son Rev Jason Hill
Brent & Ann Horn
Jim Jansto
Harry & Carol Jones
Al & Mary Kulikowski
B J & Don Ladley
Suzanne Lampel
Dale & Ruby Lockard
Bob & Doreen Matich
Pete & Pat McKay
Tony & Bev Minnick
Wally & Pat Mitchell
George & Wauneta Nigh
Don & Angie Nigro
Darrell & Janet Norris
John & Virginia Ogren
Al Opitz
Jerry & Helen Otten
Lou & Bea Paller
Pat & Norma Patterson
Bill & Mary Rogers
Jim & Helen Rusher
Jim & Twyla Sine
T R Taylor
Pete & Wendy Todd
Jim Villa & Karen Presley
Les & Emilie Walrath
Phil Walters
Bob Weidner
Jim & Donna Whalen
Wally & Peggy Whitehurst
Billy & Jean Williams
Charlie Baker & Lou Durham  (1st time attendee)

Some folks managed to avoid Tom Highland's portrait camera, but we caught up with them somehow.  Here they are below:

 
Doc Vern & Joan Ordiway
Earl Hill, on the right, brought his brother with him.

 

 

 

Bill DeAngelis & Don Brandt

 

Other ThingsWe Did...

 

Checking in outside Hospitality Room We learned to rapidly crash the Wright Flyer simulator
The Crew Chiefs were able to find us Bar Mistress "Rocky" kept us all happy
The most popular place in the hotel Musical interludes
Bud demands order from thebunch Museum Dinner:  Pete & Pearl Harbor vet, WW2 POW, B-47 pilot Lt Col Norm Stuckey
They call it "Dinner Under the Wings" Air Foce Band of Flight Systems Go ensemble entetains us
   
Restoration Hangar:A famous B-17 under restoration Our crew chiefs wanted to help
Experimental Models The surviving B-70
Another AF near miss Riverboat dinner:  Loading Up
Dixieland Riverboat Jazz  
On Deck  
Wally's camera was always ready  
Sun gets in your eyes  
  An old veteran from yesteryear
Time to go home Guided tour of Wright Brother's Mansion-Hawthorn Hill
 
A beautiful residence that entertained many notables  
Orville's study A short and comfortable bus ride
Bud operated electric communter service Don't think they flew this in the winter
Young & Old Turned Out: Doc Ordiway, nephew Col Jeff Smith & Jeff junior Kim Kelly kept us dancing
Billy Williams gets the fabled Reunion Chairman's fur lined pot 307th History Author Mike Hill walks out with the grand door prize- "Cold War Warriors" print