I served with the 2/82 assault helicopter company January 1969 days January 1970 was a crew chief and the first flight Batoon
Just received sad new that Paul Watts BC 16 passed away January 13, 2020 from cancer. Our sympathy and condolences to his family. May you rest in peace Brother.
The reunion scheduled for August 2021 has been rescheduled for May 2022. A newsletter will be mailed in April with the details.
Received a phone call from Rex Bowen who informed me that his Dad Rex Lee Bowen II, (Black Cat 25, 71) passed away June 12, 2020 due to heart problems. Our deepest sympathy to Rex III and all his family. May he rest in eternal peace.
Ellison Schwarzmann's (Maintenance 67-68) wife Martha passed away January 5, 2021. Our condolences to Elllison and his family and may Martha rest in eternal peace.
I have been informed we lost another special Brother on June 29, 2020 from the 282nd AHC: Al Schibi (Pilot AC 7 67-68). Rest in peace Brother. Our deepest sympathy to all his family.
Happy Veteran's Day to all my Brothers of the 282nd. Have a great day and Welcome Home Brothers.
We have lost another great Brother of the 282nd AHC. Robert "Robbie" Benson (Black Cat 12, 67-68) passed away November 6, 2020 while in the hospital in Dothan, Alabama. Our deepest sympathy goes out to all his family. Rest in peace Brother.
I was contacted today from Brad Closen, son of Roger Closen, that Roger passed away April 22, 2020. Roger's tour with the 282nd AHC was from 1968*1969. He was a pilot in the 3rd platoon. I expressed our deepest sympathy to Brad and his family over the loss of our Brother Roger. May he rest in peace.
Steve Sneed called me a few minutes ago and informed me that Mike Sizemore's wife Ann passed away. Steve wasn't sure if she passed away yesterday or today. Ann had been battling an illness for a long time and she fought a tough fight. Mike has requested no cards or flowers be sent and we will honor his wishes. Our condolences to Mike and his family. Ann is no longer suffering and may she rest in peace. Her service will be a virtual service.