This is a group for anybody who lived on or near Kenneth Ingles Sawyer Air Force Base and is proud of it! Wish I could set it up the old way, that you didn't need approval to join the group, but.. The former K.I. Sawyer AFB, (now referred to as Sawyer by the community) is located in Marquette County in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan, 440 miles northwest of Detroit. The former base is comprised of 4,923 acres. Sands Township has 62.4 percent of the base within its jurisdiction, with Forsyth Township having 30.6 percent, and. The 56th Fighter Wing (Air Defense) was reactivated in 1961 at K.I. Sawyer AFB with an air defense mission. The wing controlled a single tactical unit, the 62 FIS, flying the F-101 Voodoo. From February 1, 1961 to October 1, 1963, the wing was part of the Sault Sainte Marie Air Defense Sector In May 1958 the 438th FIS was temporarily transferred to K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base southeast of Marquette, while the main runway at Kinross was extended to 12,000 feet (3,700 m) in preparation for Strategic Air Command (SAC) B-52 Stratofortresses. The construction project was completed and the squadron returned in October 1958. Kincheloe AFB K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base 2.25 ReUnion Button $3.99: K. I. Sawyer AFB 2.25 ReUnion Button (10) $18.99: Blue Star Service Flag Mini Poster Print $6.99: K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base Oval Sticker $6.49: K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base Oval Sticker $6.49: K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base Cap $17.99
this is for richard walker who was stationed at k.i.sawyer from 1973 to 76 , at the 410 sp squadron. you posted last on this site on richard walker date 2014-12-07 i was there from 75 to 78. please contact me when you can at the above email. would like to talk to you. name: gary t. oswald: date: 2020-09-26: location Founded 1998. Welcome to F-106DeltaDart.com! I started this website in 1998 as a placeholder of my personal memories working as a crew chief on the F-106 while assigned to the 87 FIS Red Bulls, K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI and the 318 FIS Green Dragons from McChord AFB, WA at our Det 1 Alert facility at Castle AFB, CA 1966 - Maxwell AFB, Alabama 1967 - 1970 Lackland AFB, Texas 1970 - 1971 DaNang AB, Vietnam 1971 - K.I. Sawyer AFB, Michigan (only 8 months) 1972 - 1976 Sheppard AFB, Texas 1976 - 1980 Grissom AFB, Indiana 1980 - 1983 Brooks AFB, Texas 1983 - 1984 Comiso AB, Sicily (Italy) 1984 - 1985 Brooks AFB, Texas Retired December 198 1 July 1963: Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota; 1 January 1964: K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base, Michigan; 1 October 1968: Kincheloe Air Force Base, Michigan; 1 July 1970: Griffiss Air Force Base, New York; 1 July 1972: McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas; 1 October 1979: Peterson AFB, Colorado and various BMEWS and SSN radar station
K I Sawyer AFB, Marquette, Michigan 12 : Hobbies 39 : Fire and Crash Rescue Equipment 9 : My Military Family 14 : Visit to Gen. George Patton's Museum Fort Knox Ky 16 : Reunion Lancaster Pa. 9 : Apr 30, 1963, DaNang AFB: The EARLY years 106 : Jun 13, 2011, Forum Photos 506 : Feb 02, 2013, General Photos 2 : Oct 07, 2017, Message Photos In May 1958 the 438th FIS was temporarily transferred to K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base southeast of Marquette, while the main runway at Kinross was extended to 12,000 feet (3,700 m) in preparation for Strategic Air Command (SAC) B-52 Stratofortresses. The construction project was completed and the squadron returned in October 1958 Next Reunion: 2021 B52 Stratofortress Rendezvous & Memorial Dedication When: Thursday September 9th - Sunday September 12th, 2021 Where: Dayton Radisson located at 33 East Fifth St. Dayton, Ohio 45402
K.I. Sawyer by the numbers 1954 : U.S. government enters negotiations with Marquette County for the lease of 5,278 (8.25 sq. miles) acres, to become the K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base. 1955 : A 99. 1970 Home Reunions Class News Memories Email In Memoriam Charleston Feedback: From Van's Mother (via Heyward Sutherland): Capt. Van Thomas Cook of Orlando, Florida was among 15 persons killed Sunday, September 26, 1976, in the crash of an Air Force KC135 tanker near Alpena, Michigan.. The plane was on a routine training flight from K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base near Marquette, MI to Offutt Air. K I Sawyer Air Force Base's best FREE dating site! 100% Free Online Dating for K I Sawyer Air Force Base Singles at Mingle2.com. Our free personal ads are full of single women and men in K I Sawyer Air Force Base looking for serious relationships, a little online flirtation, or new friends to go out with
I concluded my tour in November 1970 and reported to K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI as a Flight Line Supervisor on B-52s and KC-135s. However, there was a critical shortage of AC-119K flight line mechanics. In April 1971, I was ordered TDY to Da Nang AB where I served 122 days as a Crew Chief James Balzer. Class of 1969. Army, 6 Years. 2 years active, 4 yrs reserves. Report a Problem. James G. Mintern (TSgt, USAF, Ret.) Class of 1971. Air Force, 17 Years. I served in U.S. Air Force Bands from December 1976 through July 1994, Retiring effective July 1994 as a Technical Sergeant, USAF
OSCODA, Mich. (AP) _ An Air Force tanker plane crashed Tuesday afternoon at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, killing six people and injuring 10 others, authorities said. A KC-135 Stratotanker used to refuel other planes went down at 2:20 p.m. as it was returning to the base from a mission to K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, said Staff Sgt. Donald Lawber, a spokesman at the. K. I. Sawyer Reunion scheduled for June 24-26, 2005 expected to draw visitors from across the country. A full program of activities is planned. The accomplishments at K.I.Sawyer are truly amazing—accomplishments not by one, but by many. Stay in touch; get involved. The best is yet to come 62nd and 87th FIS, K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI. July 12. Contact: Lani Duquette, 193 Sunset Dr., Negaunee, MI 49866 (906-475-7179) Unit reunion notices should be sent four months ahead of the event to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail notices to Unit Reunions, Air Force Magazine, 1501 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209-1198. Please designate the unit.
K.I. Sawyer AFB 62 FIS 1963-1965 Voodoo Medicine Man crew chief 70-386, then worked both 5 and 15 Min. Alert, we alternated back then, from mid 65 to Dec. 65 worked periodic inspections. Still have 62nd FIS patch with Colonel Spike and boxing gloves, had a medicine patch but one of my son's must've gotten a hold of it when they were young Selfridge Field (later, AFB), MI, 15 Aug 1947-6 Feb 1952, K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI 1 Feb 1961-1 Jan 1964, Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand, 8 Apr 1967-30 Jun 1975; MacDill AFB, FL, 30 Jun 1975; Luke AFB, AZ 1994--. Commander K.I. Sawyer AFB, Michigan (Our beloved K.I.!) Page 1 Page 2 Extra! Extra! Read All About It! (Newspaper articles about the 87th FIS) Page 1 Page 2 War Stories and Other Tales (Amusing Anecdotes from our 87th days!) Page 1 Page 2 Links (Links to other sites containing info on K.I., the 87th, F-106s, etc.) At Play (Some of the funnier things we. I cut my teeth on the F-106 at K.I. Sawyer AFB in 1975. I still love that plane, there is an absolutely gorgeous one on display at Castle AFB, better paint job than the ones we used to fly. I have been an aircraft & power plant mechanic all my life, after 5 years in the AF, 16 years working for P&W in FLA, and now Tinker AFB
. I had a great time and intend to go again next year. I really hope some other people can find this service and get in touch with people like I did. Thanks VetFriend - 2001st Communications Squadron - K.I. Sawyer AFB, Michigan Aug 1979 to Aug 1982, FPN-47, FPN-16, FPN-62, TPX-42, T4 ATC Trainer, BRITE II - Currently owner of Flinn Engineering, Flinn Video Marketing, and co-owner of 11 Software; Sean Forman; Paul Fowler <comments> - Sampson AFB ,NY Flt. 4552 Au Johnston Island AFB K. I. Sawyer AFB Karamursel AS Karamursel Common Defense Installation Kaufbeuren AB Kelly AFB Kimpo AB Kincheloe AFB Kindley AFB King Salmon AFS Korat RTAFB Laredo AFB Lincoln AFB Lindsey AS Lockbourne AFB Loring AFB Lowry AFB Mactan AB Manas AB Manzano Bas
Stationed at K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base, Michigan the 46th flew regular, reflex, alert, and training refueling missions; its tankers refueled TAC fighters being deployed or rotated overseas, and those returning to the United States. Aircrews of the 46th were deployed to assist in refueling operations during the Cu . Marie ADS, K. I. Sawyer AFB, MI Jun 1961 Separated from Active Duty resided in Ithaca, NY Jan 1963 Recalled to AD, Weapons Controller Boston ADS, Syracuse, NY Jul 1964 Operations Officer (1744) Det. 1, 623rd AC&W Sq, Okinawa Aug 1965 Student, Computer Officer Course Keesler AFB, M In May 1971 the 87th FIS moved from Duluth AP to K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI replacing the F-101 equipped 62d Fighter Interceptor Squadron at K.I. Sawyer, which was deactivated in Apr 1971. In April 1978 the 87th Red Bulls deployed to Keflavik Iceland to assisted the 57th FIS with Alert duties as that unit transitioned from F-4Cs to F-4Es After graduation he was assigned to the 62nd Fighter Interceptor Squadron at K. I. Sawyer AFB, Marquette, Michigan where he flew in the McDonnell F-101, Voodoo. He then served in Air Defense Command at Malmstrom AFB, Montana until 1968 when he attended F-4 Replacement Training at Mc Dill Air Force Base, Florida ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE Store » ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE Store » ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE » K. I. SAWYER AIR FORCE BASE Store » KUNSAN AIR BASE Store » LAJES FIELD Store » RAF Sculthorpe 2.25 ReUnion Button (10) $18.99: RAF Sculthorpe Euro Style Sticker $6.49
Former Kelly Air Force Base (BRAC 1995) Summary. Location: San Antonio, Texas. Total Acreage: 4,017 Acres. Closed: July 2001. History. Kelly Air Force Base traces its beginnings to 1916, when Maj. Benjamin Foulois selected the site near San Antonio, Texas, for a new aviation field. One of the oldest facilities in the Air Force, the South San. A refueling tanker jet bound for Hawaii crashed in a ball of flame Tuesday as it took off from Dyess Air Force Base, killing all 19 people aboard, officials said. Officials at K. I. Sawyer Air. Dyess AFB. Moved in 1983. K.I. Sawyer AFB. Moved in 1982. Lackland Air Force Base. Hometown. Oceana, West Virginia. About Jim. Community Activist who stays busy trying to make a difference in Wyoming County. Wyoming County Convention and Visitors Bureau - Oceana Representativ
K.I. Sawyer- poverty trap (Marquette, Escanaba: living in, prices, military) User Name: Remember Me: Password : Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After. K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base is a decommissioned U.S. Air Force installation in Marquette County, Michigan, south of the city of Marquette. Near the center of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the base operated for nearly forty years and closed in 1995. The county airport, Sawyer International, now occupies a portion of the base and has scheduled airline flights and some general aviation activity AFTC (H43 CAT III Test Director) Edwards AFB, CA Jan 1959-60. Base Rescue K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI Jan 1960-1 Oct 1961. redesignated DET23 CARC K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI 1 Oct 1961-Feb 1965. DET2 AARC Laon AB, FR Feb 1965- Oct 1966 (TDY) Det Prov. 1 AARC Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Jul 1965-1966. DET9 AARRC RAF Wethersfield, UK 1 Oct 1966-Sep 196
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The closest person to the camera is SSgt Galvan, the sole aircrew survivor. An interesting note, the third individual in the trio (partially hidden) was a flight chief of mine years ago when I was a security policeman at Loring AFB, ME. I believe his name is José Mendoza Johnston Island AFB K2 Karshi-Khanabad K. I. Sawyer AFB Kagnew Station Karamursel AS Karamursel Common Defense Installation Kelley Barracks (Darmstadt) Kelly AFB Kennedy Kaserne Key West Submarine Base Kilbourne Kaserne Kimpo AB Kincheloe AFB Castle AFB CA -West Coast SAC base with B-52Gs (G-shred). Largest maintenance organization and, because of the training function at the base, has unique maintenance requirements. K. I. Sawyer AFB MI - Northern-tier SAC base with B-52Hs (E-shred). Small-sized maintenance organization representative of northern base 410th med grp-k.i.sawyer 410th medical group k.i.sawyer afb marquette 49843 0073 2853 ffcb60 81st med grp-keesler 81st medical group keesler afb ms biloxi 39534 1710967526 0074 2851 ffsr10 14th med grp-columbus 14th medical group columbus afb columbus 39710 1487630356 0075 1231 w1mlaa mo 65473 1225083249 0076 2954 ffdnw