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Gene Anagnos:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

68 - 70

Designation:  

Supply & Newspaper

Duties:  

Started in the supply room and later moved into the Newspaper department.

Trivia:  

18 when he came to SCN.

Nicknamed "the Greek" by his coworkers.

Biographic Details:  

Believed to have come from Indiana or Illinois

Rotated out after 18 months and has not been heard from since.

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Capt Bill Anderson:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's - 72

Designation:  

Newspaper OIC, Deputy SCN OIC

Duties:  

Capt Anderson was the Deputy OIC and OIC for the SCN Newspaper.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

NM-5 Nuria E. Arosemena (Mrs. A):

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Admin

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Probably living in Panama

Last known EM:  

NA

 

JO2 Steve Aslin:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's  - 73

Designation:  

Navy. Radio Announcer, newspaper

Duties:  

Worked as a radio announcer and later assigned to SCN Newspaper staff

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Capt Ed Aymar:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

74 - 75

Designation:  

Army. Newspaper OIC

Duties:  

Replaced McFatridge when he became overall OIC.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

TSGT Luther M. "Lou"  Bailey:

 

No photo available

  

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

USAF. Radio Broadcaster.

Duties:  

Inherited the morning show slot on the radio upon the departure of Chuck Hawsey in 1976. Lou had one of the most popular radio shows at SCN. He'd ask the audience to send in their favorite recipes to share with the audience and the SCN front office would be filled with great dishes. His mysterious "Mary Ann" had the listeners so intrigued that people who had received their clearing orders would drop by the station to ask who was Mary Ann. 

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

Lou went to Hill AFB in Utah after leaving SCN. 

After retirement, he went to work for the IRS as an Audio Visual expert. Was seen doing a training film for the IRS several years ago; He was the moderator in a panel discussion.

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Hank Bartley:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1970's

Designation:  

Army. TV programming

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Currently living in North Carolina and did not have a computer.

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Maj. Herman Bell:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

75 - ?

Designation:  

Army. SCN Newspaper OIC

Duties:  

Temporary replacement for Chuck McFatridge

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Albie Beutler:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's

Designation:  

Army Engineer

Duties:  

Described as one of the nicest guys ever to go through SCN; an Army engineer, he was Mr. True Blue, all the time, and very competent. 

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

After leaving the Army, Albie was encouraged to come to work for the Navy Broadcasting Service, but he decided to stay in Richland, WA and take care of his ailing dad.

Most recent info:  

Albie Beutler is in Richland Washington and either still working for the USPS as an electronic engineer or he may have recently retired. No email address available

Last known Location:  

Richland Washington

Last known EM:  

NA

 

SSgt Stanley A Bishop:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 60's - late 70's

Designation:  

NCOIC?? Engineering

Duties:  

Well respected & Highly thought of by his coworkers

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Robert Botzenmayer:

 

2005

 

Current Status:  

Deceased

Tour of Duty:  

Early 50's to early 70's

Designation:  

Civilian. Chief Engineer

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

Prior to SCN, he was an engineer with Pan American World Airways in Balboa.

Robert had retired to Bradenton, FL.

Most recent info:  

Robert Botzenmayer passed away on July 24, 2005.  His daughter Lynne Botzenmayer Armfield had moved him up near her home in South Carolina from Bradenton, FL in 2003  where he lived in an independent facility at first and later moved to assisted living.  He fell and broke a hip and never recovered.  Roberts wife had preceded him in death on June 2001. Robert had celebrated his 89th birthday just over 4 months earlier.

Last known Location:  

South Carolina

Last known EM:  

If you would like to contact Lynne she can be reached at 

tinywabbitroadrunnercom

 

Harry Bowen:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1970 - ?

Designation:  

Film Cameraman

Duties:  

Started as a Film Cameraman. 

Took over as head of the Newsroom when O'Connor left.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Currently living in North Carolina

Last known EM:  

hbowendnetnet

 

Chuck Boyle:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

1971 - 1974

Designation:  

SSgt Radio Engineer

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

James Bradley:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 60's - early 70's

Designation:  

NA

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Sgt Kenneth C. Bradley:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Engineering

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Randy Bretz:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

November 1968 - May of 1970

Designation:  

TV Director

Duties:  

Randy directed television, produced documentaries, did some radio news. 

Trivia:  

Randy & his wife, Jan lived on Calle 21 in Panama City, welcomed their first son into the world at Gorgas Hospital, enjoyed countless picnics on the causeway at Ft. Amador.

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

Currently Senior Vice President for FACTS Management Company in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Married to Jan more than 35 years.  Had 3 sons,  9 granddaughters and 1 grandson at the time this information was provided.

Last known Location:  

Lincoln, Nebraska

Last known EM:  

rbretzaolcom

 

Paul Brian:
   * See Paul Warhanik
Julio Briceno:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's - 73

Designation:  

Spanish Editor, Newspaper

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Retired and moved to Sun City, AZ 

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Michael Brown:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

1970 - ?

Designation:  

News Announcer

Duties:  

Was a News Announcer at SCN. 

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  

Steve Budkiewicz:   

 

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1969 - 1971

Designation:  

Army. Radio and TV sports.

Duties:  

Sports Writer & Sports Anchor

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

After SCN, became a sports anchor for AFRTS-W in Washington, D.C.

Most recent info:  

From 1972 to present,  Steve has worked at WRPS (FM) & Cable Television  in Rockland, MA where he is currently the station manager.

Last known Location:  

Rockland, MA

Last known EM:  

budkiewiczhotmailcom

  

Richard Burch:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

3/69 - 12/70

Designation:  

Film Editor, Camera

Duties:  

Began working as a film editor and later as a camera and audio technician.

Trivia:  

His motorcycle was popular among his coworkers.

Was married Laurie from the CZ for a while.

Biographic Details:  

Worked for CBS before leaving the industry.

Last known to be living in New Jersey in the 70's

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  

Fred Burchill:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

2/70 - 8/71

Designation:  

Army.  Radio & TV master control

Duties:  

Primarily worked in Radio. 

Master control sound & switching. News and Afternoon show.

Trivia:  

Formerly married to Ellen Roys for 20 years. 

Auto racing enthusiast. First with Skip Barber, and the Porsche Club. Still  an instructor with the Porsche Club Racing Series. 

Fred has been an avid runner in many of the local races for quite a few years. He works out with a trainer about five days a week, runs ten to twenty miles a week and completed the Marine Corps Marathon (with Oprah) in 1994.

Biographic Details:  

Spent ten years building a Real Estate Investment
Trust from virtually nothing to acquired controlling interest in $33.0 Billion of commercial mortgages.

Most recent info:  

Currently a consultant to Dept. HUD in the commercial mortgage restructuring group at HQ in DC. Lives in the Potomac, MD area, divorced and  has two grown children with Ellen Roys. Daughter, Kate was in college and son Jim graduated 2001.  

Last known Location:  

Potomac, MD 

Last known EM:  

bbonds2000yahoocom

 

SP5 Danny L Butts:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Engineering

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Silvino Castro:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

two tours - dates unknown

Designation:  

Army.  Radio and TV.

Duties:  

Spanish news announcer

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

SGT Johnny A Caton:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

late 1970's

Designation:  

Radio Announcer

Duties:  

Having been born in Panama, Johnny was well versed at broadcasting in both English and Spanish during his tour at SCN.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Rosemary Chong:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

mid to late 70's or longer?

Designation:  

Typesetter

Duties:  

SCN Newspaper Typesetter on the Mergenthaler machine 

Worked at SCN many years.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Joe Ciokon:

 

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1959 - 1964 and 1974 - 1977

Designation:  

Navy JO1 (later JOC)

Duties:  

TV News anchor. Worked at both CFN and SCN.

Along with MSG Bob Foster and USAF Sergeant Ed Johnson were part the only four person news team. They all wore their respective uniforms on air and the navy white, army green and air force blue gave the engineers fits trying to chromakey. The other part of that news crew was Mrs. Silvia Thomas, volunteer that did the local weather and women's news. 

Trivia:  

A black belt in judo. 

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

He retired as a Navy Master Chief and is a civilian employee in the Public Affairs Office of the Pacific Air Command in San Diego.

Last known Location:  

San Diego, CA

Last known EM:  

joejtsuhomecom

 

Richard Clark:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 60's - early 70's

Designation:  

Radio DJ

Duties:  

Was a radio DJ on the overnight shift.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Last known to be living in San Diego

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Tony "T" Clemento:
 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1977 - 1981

Designation:  

Radio DJ & TV Personality

Duties:  

Tony T (Tiger) was an on air personality. He was well known as a radio DJ and in his work on a few episodes of the "Que Pasa" TV program. He also directed some TV.

Tony was the last DJ on the air when the Canal Zone era officially ended and the first DJ which entered into the era beginning the final 2 decades of transformation into Panama. 

The final song of the CZ era was "The Way We Were." 

Tony worked all of the board shifts from Graveyard to mornings. He finished his tour in Panama as the morning man but the afternoons were his favorite. He always ended his show with, "That's gonna do it for me. Tony T as always, stand tall and keep it ever ever so tight."

Tony used to have characters on the show such as the Godfather and these adoring females who used to say his name in a very sultry manner.

Trivia:  

On  humorous note, after leaving SCN, Tony was on board ship for an oil company transiting the canal. The Canal pilot came on board, who usually goes directly to the Captain of the vessel but this time, he walked right past the Captain and put his arm around Tony and said, "Tony T, where the hell have you been?!! My daughter and I were just talking about you last night." The Captain talked about that incident for weeks! 

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Currently in Clarksville, TN working as an insurance agent.

Last known EM:  

dachsie_daddyyahoocom

 

Tom Colvin:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 60's-early 70's

Designation:  

TV Sheriff Tom

Duties:  

Hosted the SCN Afternoon show as "Sheriff Tom."

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Bill Craig:

 

 

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Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1970 - 1973

Designation:  

Army SP5. SCN Newspaper. SCN TV audio & Director

Duties:  

Originally assigned to the newspaper in 1970. After a few months, they needed help in TV so he moved upstairs and went to work for Bill Knowles as an audio man and then director. Directed all the newscasts and Uncle Bob 72 & 73

 

Distinguished himself in the role of the talking lamp on the Uncle Bob show. SCN had several info/entertainment shows during those years. They had a regular weekly show that was called Que Pasa. That was the show where Major Holter's son lost a camera off the roof over the door while taping a performance of a Panamanian dance troupe on the front lawn.

 

Bill remembers an interview that was done by Bob Kenward and Pete Franquet with Trevor Howard. All three of them were smoking during the interview with a large ash tray as the centerpiece. Several of the spots the program cut to were PSAs for the American Cancer Society. SCN also did shows with Cliff Robertson and Dina Merrill; Mohamed Ali and the usual local celebs like Barbara Moller and the wife of one of SCN's audio guys who hosted regularly. 

 

Bill lived for two years or so across the street from the El Panama and shared an apartment with Chuck Hawsey for a time a few blocks away. As far as he can recall, Lucho was still playing there when he left Panama. 

Trivia:  

Bill's main buddies were Steve Dick, Fluffy Felsch, Steve Seay, Steve Azlin, Lee McGowan, Denis Fink. Those were really great times. They spent most of their free time at the beach. When Bill married Sue Jellum they had an apartment in Balboa and a vast estate in El Valle.

Biographic Details:  

Was from Norfolk, Nebraska. 

Left Panama and became NCOIC of Educational Television Production Division at Ft. Ord for two years before returning to Panama where he served two more tours. Spent three years in the 9th Psyops Bn then four at the School of the Americas Seccion de Television Educativa - both in Ft. Gulick. 

Left Panama again and spent the next four years handling advertising for the San Juan District Recruiting Command in Puerto Rico. 

After PR Bill went to the Presidio of San Francisco as NCOIC/ Information Supervisor. The Army sent him to grad school in S. Carolina then to Stars & Stripes Tokyo where he stayed for four years. 

His last tour was DINFOS where he served as an Assistant Professor of Geopolitical Studies. Finished Law School at IU and retired from DINFOS in the same week. 

Since then he spent 10 years in the Alternative press starting papers in Indy and Bloomington and serving as president and COO of the corporation that owned them and four others around the country. Founded and published a running magazine for 20 years. After taking a buyout from that company, he was convinced to come out of retirement again. 

Most recent info:  

His most recent (and final - he means it this time) endeavors involve publishing seven real estate magazines throughout Indiana.

Married to Kathy for twenty years, four children and three grandchildren. 

Bill is also playing in a rock band called "The Counterfeiters" appearing at local clubs, events and conventions. All of the band members have decades of band experience behind them. There is currently a very popular wave of rock bands being resurrected across the country which were popular in the 60's and 70's.

Last known Location:  

Living just outside Bloomington, Indiana

Last known EM:  

bcraighomefinderorg

 

JO2 Jeffrey L Curtis:
 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Broadcast News

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Peter Cuzzo:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 60's - early 70's

Designation:  

Radio DJ

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

SFC Mortimer De Leon:  

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

64 - 66? and the late 70's two tours

Designation:  

Army. Spanish news. NCOIC Broadcast Operations & acting 1st Sgt

Duties:  

Was with the 74th Quartermaster detachment in the Panama Canal Zone where he was later transferred to SCN in December 1964 as the chief Spanish News Announcer.

In addition to announcing the Spanish news on radio & TV, Mortimer also wrote and edited his own newscasts.

Mortimer returned to SCN for a second tour as NCOIC Broadcast Ops and acting 1st Sgt

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

From Gurabo, Puerto Rico.  Attended the University of Puerto Rico where he also played the Saxophone in the ROTC band.

Joined the US Army in December 1962 where he attended basic training at Ft Jackson, SC and then attended Quartermaster school in Ft Lee, VA.

He was transferred to Stuttgart, Germany with the 35th Quartermaster battalion where he served from 1963 to 1964. 

Mortimer planned to continue his education in Civil Engineering when he completed his tour of duty in the Army.

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Current Location unknown, but a good possibility that he returned to Puerto Rico.

Last known EM:  

NA

Phil "Lane" Delaney:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's ?

Designation:  

Radio DJ nights

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

Came to SCN from recent duty in Viet Nam

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

SP4 Diana Delap:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

74 - mid 70's

Designation:  

Army. Newspaper, Broadcast Ops

Duties:  

On Newspaper staff until moved to broadcast ops

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Del DeMontreux:  

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Late 60's, early 70's ?

Designation:  

Army. Radio DJ and TV news anchor

Duties:  

News Anchor  and radio DJ at SCN.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

Became one of New York's top DJs at WHN (now WFAN). 

Was the famous Mets PA announcer for many years known as "Del who?" until his stroke in Sept 1999.

Most recent info:  

Del is continuing to recover from his stroke and lives in Maspeth, NY with his wife. Del will accept & read mail but may not respond.

Last known Location:  

Maspeth, NY

Last known EM:  

Treuxaolcom

 

Steve Dick:  

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Nov 69 - Aug 71

Designation:  

Radio DJ

Duties:  

DJ radio his first year at SCN. Due to his Kansas accent, he was assigned do a Country & Western radio show at 5 am even though that was not his specialty. Steve later did afternoon and evening shifts such as “Underground”.  

Steve soon became a video switcher (TV) for the remainder  of his tour

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

After SCN, Steve worked as a radio announcer at a Radio/TV in Kansas and a photographer for the a well known Kansas Sports team.

Married for many years and has two children. 

Most recent info:  

Currently living in Lawrence Kansas working as a photographer for the KU Jayhawkers. Current passion is fly-fishing.  Still trying to learn to play the guitar and speak Spanish. Doing well and very happy. 

Last known Location:  

Lawrence Kansas

Last known EM:  

rstevekuedu 

 

SP4 James M. Didonato:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Newspaper

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

PV2 Luis A Dieppa:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Engineering

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

SSgt Terry J Dischert:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

76 - 80

Designation:  

Engineering

Duties:  

Engineer, On Air Engineer, Videographer…

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

Originally from Camden, NJ. Grew up in Westmont and Haddonfield, NJ. 

Summer Home: North Wildwood, NJ; Winter Home: Udon Thani, Thailand (Thai Wife)

Retired USAF: 1992 rank of MSgt

Work History after USAF: Intermec Technologies, Symbol Technologies and final position VP Government Sales with SYS-TEC Corporation, MI

In his various positions, he has traveled extensively. He has been to all states, except Oregon... as well as Saudi Arabia, Germany, France, Thailand, Laos, England, Luxembourg, Belgium, Bermuda, Netherlands, Mexico, Panama and Canada.

He has lived in North Dakota, Kansas, Ohio, New Jersey, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Panama, Colorado and South Carolina.

Most recent info:  

Currently still holds a position with SYS-TEC Corporation and a part owner/member of the board. Final position will be McConnell AFB, KS Chief of Computer Operations

Moving to: Derby, KS in 2010

Last known Location:  

Beavercreek, OH

Last known EM:  

johndischertcom

 

SSG Bill Donovan:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Early to mid 70's or longer?

Designation:  

Engineer, Newspaper

Duties:  

Started out as assistant engineer for Henry Joiner maintaining the Mergenthaler.

Replaced Henry when he left SCN. 

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

SP4 Bill Ehwa:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

74 - 76

Designation:  

Army. Newspaper staff 
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  
Midge England:   

1971

 

 

 

 

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1970 - 1971

Designation:  

Camera operator - Student volunteer
Duties:  

Ran camera for "The Afternoon Show with Uncle Bob" and news broadcasts. 

Also own and operate the SCN website since 1997.

Trivia:  

Was in the CZ from 5/69 - 6/71.

Married SCN radio & TV announcer Chuck McCann in 1972 and later divorced in 1977. Had one son, Marcus. 

Biographic Details:  

Worked for Studio SEE as a camera & telectern operator in 71-72. Volunteered at WILK radio in 1974 developing and building music library filing and index system. Worked for WNEP TV in 1975 as an illustrator designing promos and spots for new season layout.

In 1976, went to work in telecommunications as an engineer & Technician.

30 years experience detail engineering from hands on engineering and technical to senior and executive level management in nearly every aspect of telephone and communications systems including landline, PCS wireless, LD, CLEC, ILEC, IT, Data, Central Office switching systems, VM, Broadband, HFC, Internet, DC Power systems, Grounding systems, Quality Assurance, Marketing, provisioning, Network design, detail engineering, Planning, Budgeting, Contract management, corporate partnership and joint venture negotiations, vendor management, OSP fiber optic LAN design, strategic business development, patent R&D, NOC, you name it.

Owned telcom engineering & installation company.

Most recent info:  

Widowed. Retired due to medical problems. Own & operate the SCN website and list as well as several other domains.  
Last known Location:   Currently living in North Dallas TX area since 1998. 
Last known EM:   midge56aolcom
  
SGM Lloyd Eyre:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

75 - ?

Designation:  

NCOIC
Duties:  

Replaced Ed Waddell. He strove to be the first broadcaster/journalist "E-10" (Command Sergeant Major).

Lloyd felt that things were too sloppy and that uniforms should be worn when on duty at all times (referring to weekend/night duty).

Did on-air work. Anchored the TV News on weekends.

Trivia:   Lloyd was a bachelor and lived in Curundu.  
Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

   
Paul Felsch:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's

Designation:  

SCN Newspaper
Duties:   Worked on the SCN newspaper staff
Trivia:   A redhead nicknamed Fluffy.
Biographic Details:   NA

Most recent info:  

Currently a Project Manager for the Leon County school district in Tallahassee, Florida
Last known Location:   Tallahassee, Florida
Last known EM:   felschpmailleonk12 flus
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NM-11 Ibero Fernandez:

 

Current Status:  

Found but has not contacted website

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Spanish newspaper editor
Duties:   Replaced Julio Briceno when he left
Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:   Currently lives in Panama 
Last known EM:   NA
 
Denis Fink:

 

 

 Denis as "Uncle Bob"

 

Current Status:  

Deceased

Tour of Duty:  

1970 - 1972

Designation:  

Army. Radio DJ & TV's "Uncle Bob" production
Duties:  

Worked on production as well as the Afternoon Show as Uncle Bob.

Also an announcer on the SCN "East of Midnight" radio program under the name of "Denny Daily" or "Denis Daily" with popular music of that era. Many times, Denis could be seen in the studio late at night, working in candlelight, playing his personal collection of records on-air because the popular heavy rock albums had not been approved by the military and were not otherwise available in the studio for public consumption. 

Trivia:   (Web note: One such photo of Denis working in the radio studio by candlelight can be seen on this website at http://www.scncz.com/photos/DenisFink2.jpg  ... keeping in mind that I used a flash which lit up the dark room when I snapped the photo.) 

Denis can also be seen on the Uncle Bob section of this website

Biographic Details:  

Denis returned to Michigan where he continued to work at several radio and TV stations in the Lansing area. Denis continued his "Uncle Bob" show in addition to creating new characters. Denis also brought back the popular "East of Midnight" radio program. Denis was very imaginative and talented which served him well throughout his career. 

He was always a gentle and kind person, well liked by those who knew him. Denis met his wife Linda, a teacher in 1976. Denis was a devoted family man and spent a lot of quality time with his wife, Linda and daughters, Elyse and Emily. 

Most recent info:  

Denis passed away in Lansing, MI on June 5, 1996 from lung cancer at the young age of 47, leaving behind his wife Linda and daughters who were ages 11 and 14 at the time.
Last known Location:   Lansing, MI
Last known EM:   NA
 
John Fisher:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's

Designation:  

Radio DJ
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

John had a PhD in Mathematics

Came from the tri-city area of Tennessee

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
2nd LT LuAnn Fortenberry:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Deputy OIC / Director, Newspaper
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
MSG Robert J. " Bob" Foster Jr:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

TV Anchor, NCOIC Broadcast News
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:   rjfoster4homecom
 
TSgt Pete Franquet:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

68 - 72 & 74 - 75

Designation:  

USAF. Radio DJ, Bilingual newscaster Radio and TV. 
Duties:  

One of the most fluent bilingual broadcasters during his time at SCN.

Was the voice for the TV and Radio production of "Learn Spanish." 

Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:  

In the early 80's, Pete worked at the USAF PA regional office.

After retirement, Pete became a flight attendant on United Airlines flying the Central/South American routes.

Most recent info:  

NA
Last known Location:   Currently in Florida still working for United Airlines.
Last known EM:   PFRANQUETaolcom 
 
Gerry Fry:  

1965

2000

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1964 - 1976

Designation:  

Program Director
Duties:   After 12 years in commercial radio and TV in the Pacific Northwest and California, Gerry became Program Director of SCN in 1964. Served 12 years under 10 officers in charge. Both daughters were born at Gorgas. During his tenure, they established the first videotape facilities, color television, live satellite events from the states, and stereo FM service.
Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:  

In 1976, Gerry was selected to be first Program Director of the Navy Broadcasting Service in the Pentagon; served six years living in Northern Virginia. 

Appointed Director of Programming for the worldwide Armed Forces Radio and Television Service in Hollywood in 1982. Served 14 years until the AFRTS Broadcast Center was moved to March AFB in 1996. 

Most recent info:  

Since retiring in 1996, Gerry has done background acting in movies, TV shows and music videos. He is also Audio Historian and Webmaster for Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters, and serves on their Board of Directors. They have over 430 members and honor entertainment industry celebrities at five annual luncheons.
Last known Location:  

Rather than move, elected to retire and continues living in Thousand Oaks, CA with family. Gerry also appears as an extra in several movies such as "Ali" and "Legally Blonde 2" among many others

Last known EM:   gerryfryroadrunnercom
 
PFC Ching Garron:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

1970's

Designation:  

Army. Newspaper staff 
Duties:   NA
Trivia:   Married to Barry Garron
Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
SP5 Raymond R. George:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Radio
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
Ken Gilder:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Jan 71 - July 72

Designation:  

Radio & TV
Duties:  

Ken was assigned to SCN from 1971 - 72, and worked in Radio and in Television.

Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:  

From Panama, he went to Ft. Huachuca, AZ, and then, to Thailand, and AFTN.

He got out, got his degree, then re-entered the service as a reservist with a Public Affairs Detachment in Tampa, Florida.  

As a reservist, he spent three two week tours in Washington, one with OASD, and two with OCPA.

With credit for 24 years, he was involuntarily retired for medical reasons.

Most recent info:  

NA
Last known Location:   Ken currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Last known EM:   FLPBPressaolcom
 
SP5 Deborah Glassford Taylor:

 

 

Current Status:  

Deceased

Tour of Duty:  

mid to late 1970's

Designation:  

Army. TV Anchor, Broadcast News
Duties:  

One of the most recognized female anchors in the community. 

An accomplished performer

Trivia:   Her hair styles were always an issue with senior NCOs outside the network to see if they were within the army standards.
Biographic Details:  

Born November 20, 1945 in San Diego, CA. 

Married Lee Taylor in Albany, NY on August 29, 1980. She attended Penn State and Western Washington University, graduating with a BA and MA in Theater.

Deborah acted and directed at Bellingham Theater Guild and WWU, and taught Theater at Whatcom Community College for 12 years.

Most recent info:  

Died on Jan 20, 2003 in Bellingham, WA. Survived by her son Thomas G Taylor and husband Lee. 
Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

You may share memories in the online guest book at

  http://www.westfordfuneralhome.com

 
SP4 Joe Godines:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

1974

Designation:  

Army. Newspaper staff
Duties:   NA
Trivia:   Came from 193rd for a short duration
Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
NM-13 Ronald L Goldberg:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1977 - 1980 & 19?? - 1988

Designation:  

Program director
Duties:  

3rd PD at SCN. He replaced Gerry Fry who was PD for 12 years.  Ron was PD the first time during the treaty negotiations era.  He brought the recognized, "Looking out for you" image package that was very popular throughout the command.

Ron did another tour of five years late 80s to the early 90s.

Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:   He left the network and went to work at Fort Clayton’s building 95 and USARSO where he stayed until retiring in 1999.

Most recent info:  

NA
Last known Location:   Ron is now retired and still trying to break par. 
Last known EM:   RGold4404aolcom
 
PFC Dave Golden:

  

No photo available 

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's

Designation:  

Newspaper staff
Duties:   NA
Trivia:   Was at SCN a short time before returning to CONUS. 
Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  
Terry (Charles) Goyette:   

May 1971

 

2008

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

May 71 - ?

Designation:  

Radio & TV Announcer
Duties:  

Radio DJ at SCN

Conceived & developed the SCN program "Que Pasa" and built the first sets with Lee McGowan who produced and directed the program

Trivia:  

Changed his "air name" from Terry Goyette which he went by at SCN to Charles Goyette. 

Has 2 sons

Biographic Details:  

Prior to SCN, started in radio at the NAU campus in Flagstaff, AZ

A well known, public Speaker at Seminars on economic and national policies

His career included an Investment business and owning a radio station in AZ

Over his career, Terry (Charles) has been a well known radio announcer in most major AZ cities

Most recent info:  

A long time popular announcer on KFYI radio in Phoenix, AZ can now be heard on KFNX. Charles was recently seen being interviewed on national major cable news networks and has his very own page on Wikipedia
Last known Location:   Phoenix, AZ
Last known EM:   charlesgoyettecoxnet
  
Barry Greenberg:

1972

Current

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1971 - 73

Designation:  

Air Force Sgt
Duties:   After leaving Air Traffic Control Barry cross-trained as a broadcast journalist and was assigned to SCN until he separated in December ’73. 

Had at least one radio program of oldies called “Yesterday Once More.” 

He was with SCN for about a year. Assistant NCOIC of Radio at one point. 

 

Barry was also a puppeteer for the SCN children's afternoon show. Barry has a few recollections of the Saturday morning children's show. He acquired a couple of Muppet puppets, did quite a passable Kermit, maybe the 2nd one was Oscar and also voiced Yogi & BooBoo. He sat on the floor and stuck his hand through the set wall a few times as a guest puppeteer. 

Trivia:   Late one night, Gorgas hospital called to ask whether SCN could broadcast a request for A-positive blood for a girl who was in dire need. So Barry told his colleague not only to broadcast it, but to tell the listeners that he would personally be coming down to give blood. He hopped into some freshly starched fatigues and had a car take him to the hospital where he did his best to entertain a roomful of late night blood donors. Until it was his turn, they stuck the needle in his arm, in the same room and in sight of his public, blood spurted out and Barry passed out.
Biographic Details:   Barry had been in radio when he was younger, high school stuff and had an overnight show on WCIB in Falmouth, MA when he was stationed at Otis AFB. 

Barry married a Woman in the Air Force at Otis, and they were assigned to the CZ together. He was originally stationed at Howard. By the time he went to Ft. Clayton they were separated or divorced, so he had moved off the economy and into the SCN barracks during the last piece of his tour. 

Ever since he was a kid he had been fascinated by broadcasting. When he did well on his ASVAB's and the Air Force said he could essentially have any job he wanted, he said enthusiastically "put me behind a microphone" and ended up as an Air Traffic Controller. and found himself in an 8am-2pm tower at Albrook. So he started writing newspaper articles for the 1978th Comm. Group. 

He found his way to SCN after testing to bypass DINFOS. Gerry put Barry in radio and they created a little show of oldies for me called "Yesterday Once More."  He remembers writing quite a touching eulogy to Jim Croce. After returning to CONUS, he did not stay in broadcasting.

Most recent info:  

However, today, he is a Talent Executive and Talent Producer for television, most notably TV Land (MTV Networks). Barry has been in talent for about 26 years and also served for many years on the Secretary of the Air Force-Public Affairs Advisory Board. Engineering
Last known Location:   Los Angeles, CA
Last known EM:   barrygcelebconncom
 
SP5 Craig T Grogman:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Engineering
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
John Gross:  

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

69 - 71 

Designation:  

SCN TV Sports Announcer 
Duties:   An excellent announcer and good at sports; from Wisconsin. Anchored the 10 o'clock news "Focus" with Don Molino until he left. 
Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:  

Originally from Iowa.

NBC Sports Director for NBC in Dallas

Traveled with the Dallas Cowboys

12 years at ABC in Detroit

4 years at ABC in Minneapolis, MN

Has published a story in a best selling book "Chicken soup for the sports fans soul"

Most recent info:  

Currently works for NFL Films and is a Photojournalist for KTSP-TV in Minneapolis, MN and the Vikings.
Last known Location:   Minneapolis, MN
Last known EM:   Jgrossat5aolcom 
 
Ralph Grover:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

71 - 74

Designation:  

NCOIC of Engineering
Duties:   Replaced Eddie Henley
Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
Cal Hackman:  

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

early 70's.

Designation:  

SCN Newspaper

Duties:  

Journalist with the Southern Command News. 

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

He and his wife Terri live in White Pigeon, MI.

Last known EM:  

calhack2000yahoocom 

 

Robert Hale:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

June 72 - Dec 73

Designation:  

Announcer
Duties:   Radio DJ & TV announcer
Trivia:   First child was born in Ancon, CZ
Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Living in Gilbert, Arizona (Phoenix) in 2002

Last known EM:  

rdh124coxnet

 
Ron Harbaugh:  

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

69 - early 70's.

Designation:  

announcer

Duties:  

News announcer.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

He and his wife Cindy lived in Topeka, KS.

Worked in Providence, RI as a news anchor for several years

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Ron is currently in Kansas.

Last known EM:  

rharbaughabc6com

 

SP5 Donald R Hardin:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Sept 71 - Nov 75 and Nov 77 - May 80 

Designation:  

Army 71R. Radio & TV production specialist, Engineering

Duties:  

Worked for a short time as TV Sportscaster, then as Morning Show News Anchor on Radio. 

Worked as staff announcer working up to a short lived stint as Morning Show DJ. Moved over to the TV side of the operation and worked as Technical Director and Audio/Film Chain operator. Then worked with Woody Holbrook in TV production administration. 

Realizing the career limitations in the production side of broadcasting, he succeeded in getting the opportunity to help the engineering staff and finally working there full time. 

On his second tour, he was in Engineering for the full duration of his tour. Responsible for recommending the Stand-Up board for the AM radio studio, helped install the FM studio and the FM Automation system (later became the engineer responsible for the automation system, affectionately known as "Mother") Also rewired the TV Audio system after the 'new' color Grass Valley video switcher was installed.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

After the Army, he went to work with RCA Americom in New Jersey (the company which assisted with the installation of the satellite antenna up on the hill behind SCN, next to the MP dog kennels). Worked with RCA as broadcast engineer for the studio/editing center that had the contract with the movie channel Showtime. Worked his way over to the Satellite Earth Station operations and later promoted to supervisor of the RCA Earth Station in Houston. 

After RCA went to work as City Operations Manager for Argo Communications in Houston, a satellite based long distance company. 

Most recent info:  

Currently working with Alcatel Communications in Plano, Texas in technical support for the software development group of Class 4 Telephone switches and our next generation Voice over IP tandem switch. Currently living in Dallas, TX. Still married to wife Lynn, has two sons, Geoff who was born in Panama at the end of his first tour and Wesley, who was born 5 months after getting out of the Army and the end of his second tour.

Last known Location:  

Plano, Texas (Dallas, TX Metroplex)

Last known EM:  

spikevalkyrieriderscom

 

Bill Hardy:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 60's - 70 

Designation:  

Army. Radio

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

TSgt David N Hart:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1974 to 1978

Designation:  

USAF. Master Control, TV Operations

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

After leaving SCN, cross-trained into computer programming, stationed at the Math Lab at Eglin AFB. After a few years, yearned once again for AFRTS and ended up at the Alaskan Forces Radio Network, eventually becoming Net Ops Chief.

Retired from the USAF in '84, and went to work for Home Shopping Network as a Broadcast Engineer. 

Most recent info:  

Currently semi-retired in Florida and working at a small newspaper for a retirement community in Clearwater.

Last known Location:  

Clearwater, FL

Last known EM:  

dhart2tampabayrrcom

 

CMSgt Chuck Hawsey:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

2/70 - 8/71 & 8/73 - 7/76. 

Designation:  

Radio Announcer & TV  producer & tech ops

Duties:  

Worked mostly radio and produced a TV variety show called, "Davis," focusing on events and local talent in the Canal Zone. Worked with a variety of technical operations during his tour which included TV console, audio board, camera, lighting, etc. 

After a brief stint in San Antonio, Chuck was reassigned to SCN for a second tour 

Trivia:  

lived in Cocoli while at SCN.

Biographic Details:  

Assigned to AFTN in Thailand and North Carolina.

Most recent info:  

Returned to San Antonio following his SCN tour, retired and returned to college to work on another degree in Nursing.

Last known Location:  

San Antonio, TX

Last known EM:  

chawseysatxrrcom

 

SFC Eddie Henley:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

pre 1971

Designation:  

NCOIC of Engineering

Duties:  

Eddie ran more of a  military operation than the casual atmosphere.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

SP4 Teddy M Highers:

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1975 to 1977

Designation:  

Army Engineering

Duties:  

A 26T20, TV Equipment repairman.  Night engineer and later took over the VTR/VCR room during the day.

Trivia:  

studied Judo under Joe Ciokon.

Biographic Details:  

Born in upstate New York, finished high school and then went right into the Army in 1974.  Got out of the Army and moved to Florida, got married and has three children. Works at Parks Photolab as an Electronic Technician on Eglin Air Force Base, Florida

Most recent info:  

Electronics Technician Contractor for Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Judo Blackbelt, Play Guitar , loves hunting, camping, and fishing.

Last known Location:  

Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547

Last known EM:  

  judoted1coxnet 

 

SSG Walter E. "Woody" Holbrook:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

71 - 74

Designation:  

Army. TV Production

Duties:  

Woody worked in TV production (might have been NCOIC of TV prod), did some technical directing

Best known for his TV on-air work as the host of Fright Night (taped in bunches -- and the sequences frequently got mixed up!!). A Saturday night horror/monster/SciFi flick. 

Woody had a great dry sense of humor and would often work in-house jokes into his routine (like "Bob's Bizerko Lounge" or other subtle references to SCN'ers, who were usually walking past the set while Woody was taping).

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

His wife, Dorie (?), a Filipino national, who was not in good health, died when she went home to the Philippines for an extended visit, during Woody's tour. They had a daughter.

Was at Ft Belvoir in the early 80's.

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Kathy Holcomb:

 

Current Status:  

Deceased

Tour of Duty:  

1950's ? - 1971

Designation:  

ASPCA  representative

Duties:  

Kathy (O'Connor) Holcomb was the ASPCA representative who brought dozens of homeless pets to the SCN afternoon show for adoption. 

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

Her husband Clint died in 1971. Kathy and her son Vince returned to the US shortly afterward. 

Most recent info:  

Kathy died in Oregon in Nov 1984 at the age of 60. Kathy opened her home to many SCN staff and crew while she was in the Canal Zone. She is fondly remembered by all who knew her.

She is survived by her son Vince (Holcomb) O'Connor who is currently living in southern California. Vince recently married to a Canal Zone sweetheart. Vince adopted his mothers maiden name in honor of her memory.

Last known Location:  

Oregon

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Paul Holter Jr:

 

Current Status:  

Found but has not contacted website

Tour of Duty:  

1970 - 1971

Designation:  

Volunteer camera operator

Duties:  

Son of Major Paul Holter.  Military dependent volunteer as a camera operator for "The Afternoon Show with Uncle Bob" and news broadcasts.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Currently living in Texas

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Major Paul Holter Sr:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's

Designation:  

USAF. OIC of SCN

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Retired to Marion, Texas.

Last known EM:  

PaulandMarysticnet

 

Michael F. Horn:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1978 - 1980

Designation:  

USAF. TV, Ops & radio 

Duties:  

Worked in TV ops, radio and on air TV.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Currently in Hurst, TX  

Last known EM:  

rosevineboyyahoocom

 

J03 Anthony D. Howard:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

TV Operations 

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

SSG Samuel Howe:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's to early 80's. 

Designation:  

NCOIC of the SCN admin section. 

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

Also was Coach of the SCN basketball team.

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Tom Howe:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

69 - Early 70's 

Designation:  

TV 

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Paul Hyatt:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

late 60's - early 70's

Designation:  

Camera technician

Duties:  

Operated camera for the news.

Trivia:  

Wife used to sit and knit in the studio while he worked.

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Ed Johnson:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Deceased

Tour of Duty:  

1960's

Designation:  

USAF. TV news anchor. 

Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

Ended up as a sportscaster for KXTV in Sacramento. 

Most recent info:  

Died of lung cancer from heavy smoking within a few years of his getting that fantastic job.

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Henry L. "Hank" Joiner:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

71 - late 70's

Designation:  

Engineering

Duties:  

Helped maintain the Mergenthaler. 

Trivia:  

Rumored that he was one of the few who drank Carling's Black Label Beer and enjoyed it.  Big fisherman.

Biographic Details:  

He left Panama and it is believed that he went to AFRTS in Hollywood.  

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Jim Joynt:  

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Nov 68 - July 70

Designation:  

Army. engineer

Duties:  

Assigned to SCN engineering dept.

Trivia:  

Jim's wife was Lolly Pop Sue on the Lilac with Skipper Andy and Happy Hoyer.

Biographic Details:  

Has been working for NCR over 35 years and living in Mason City, IA with his wife, Sue.

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Mason City, IA

Last known EM:  

jsjoyntrconnectcom

 

Sue Joynt:   

 

 No photo available

  

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Nov 68 - July 70

Designation:  

Lollipop Sue

Duties:  

Was Lolly Pop Sue on the Skipper Andy and Happy Hoyer afternoon Show at SCN.

Trivia:  

Married to Jim Joynt in SCN Engineering

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Living in Mason City, IA with her husband, Jim.

Last known EM:  

jsjoyntrconnectcom

 

SP4 Howard Katz:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

73 - 74

Designation:  

Army. Radio Announcer
Duties:  

Originally assigned to USARSO Information Office at Ft Amador in 71 where he produced interviews with troops throughout the CZ for broadcast on hometown radio stations. Transferred to SCN in '73 after his marriage to Sandy. 

Worked in TV film chain, audio booth, production and anchored evening news. Most of his time was spent on the air in radio during the midnight to 6 AM shift.

Trivia:   A personal contributor to SCN lore when he stomped on and flattened a large scorpion (3-inches long) which fell out onto the floor of the record library after Howard pulled a record from the stacks.  Saved the evidence to complain to station management but it was rumored to have disappeared about the time Woody Holbrook was looking for props for the next imminent taping of the Saturday night horror/sci-fi/creature flick.
Biographic Details:  

After separation form the military in '74, Howard returned to Panama and worked in the Colon Free Zone.

In 1977 Howard, Sandy and son David moved to Portland Oregon where he earned a BS degree in Business Admin & accounting. 

Most recent info:  

Currently living in Portland, Oregon, Howard and Sandy (still happily married after 28 years) own and operate a finance company with 7 locations in Oregon. Son David graduated from the Univ. of Oregon with a BS in Business Admin and son Joey is a student at the University of Washington at Seattle.
Last known Location:   Portland, Oregon
Last known EM:   hkatz63msncom
 
Bob Kenward:  

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

June 68 - May 74

Designation:  

USAF. Announcer
Duties:   News announcer. Hosted "Bob's Bizerko Lounge"
Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:   Living in Morehead City, NC.
Last known EM:   kenwardstarfishnetcom
 
Kirk S. Kinley:   

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

May 78 - May  81

Designation:  

Army SSG Engineering
Duties:  

Worked in the Engineering dept during his tour at SCN. 

Involved in building first 11 meter TVRO on Gunn Hill
to bring in the real time network news from the states.

Participated in coverage of the Canal Treaty Implementation Ceremonies in October  1979

Spent many hours shooting ENG footage around the CZ & 
Panama

Covered military exercises at Rio Hato from a helicopter

Shot tour of the USS Nautilus while in port at Rodman Naval Station

Trivia:   Was also a member of the Road Knights Motorcycle Club from Albrook Air Force Station
Biographic Details:  

After SCN, was assigned to TASA until his retirement in 86

He  left Panama to work for John O'Connor in the TAMFO program supporting the Navy on the west coast.

Most recent info:  

NA
Last known Location:   Currently living in El Cajon, CA.
Last known EM:   kskinleyhomecom
 
Bill Knowles: 

 

Current Status:  

Deceased

Tour of Duty:  

early 70's ?

Designation:  

USAF. NCOIC of TV 
Duties:   Worked in  TV. Well liked by his coworkers.
Trivia:   Coworkers remember his smile and great laugh.
Biographic Details:   Moved to New Bern, NC where he worked at WCTI-TV for several years. 

Most recent info:  

He died of cancer several years ago, leaving wife, Ute, a son, Anthony, and daughter, Angelica. His death was a loss to all who knew him.
Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
SP5 Ronald R. Koster:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's 

Designation:  

Radio 
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
SSgt Joe Krokos:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

72 - 74 

Designation:  

USAF. Radio & TV Sports Director 
Duties:   Fashioned himself after Howard Cosell? Covered one of Roberto Duran's fights. 
Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:  

Graduate of the Columbia School of Broadcasting, and retrainee from the Air Force Comm Squadron at Albrook.

Joe returned to the Comm Sq

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
Sp4 David LaCroix:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70s to early 80s. 

Designation:  

Worked primarily for the TV side of the house. 
Duties:   Produced segments of "About Town," that highlighted restaurants and hotels throughout Panama. 
Trivia:   Dave was the only person to interview an iguana for SCN-TV.
Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:   DLacr99245aolcom
 
SSG Remus Lamb Jr:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's 

Designation:  

Engineering 
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
Jim Lambert:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1977 - late 70's. 

Designation:  

SCN Chief Engineer 
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

Jim Lambert is currently working at AFRTS Headquarters, the American Forces Information Service, in Alexandria, VA. He was last known to be the acting chief engineer due to illness of the chief.
Last known Location:   Alexandria, VA
Last known EM:   NA
 
Steve Landry:    

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

11/71 - 3/76

Designation:  

SCN Newspaper
Duties:   NA
Trivia:   Best kept memory of us all.
Biographic Details:  

Bob Kenward helped Steve get an assignment to the Pentagon's Secretary of the Air Force Office of Information (now Office of Public Affairs).  

He managed the base newspaper critique program and wrote for Air Force News Service for two years until that function moved to Kelly AFB, TX.

Did not move since wife, Maureen was in a training program leading to a master's in library science and a professional librarian position at the Library of Congress,

He found a position at Bolling AFB, DC and was assigned to the "Air Reservist Magazine" (now Citizen Airman) and worked there for two years before getting out in May of 1980 when he took the full-time civilian public affairs job with the Reserve's Airlift Wing at Andrews AFB

Steve joined the Air Force Reserve as a MSgt (retired from the Reserve after some active duty supporting Desert Shield/Desert Storm)

He stayed at Andrews AFB 10-1/2 years as the chief of public affairs, a personnel officer and lastly as chief of disaster preparedness  until he was selected to be editor of the AF Surgeon General's magazine, Medical Service Digest. 

He Had that job for a month when Steve was hired as deputy chief of the Air Force Issues Team, part of Air Force Legislative Liaison (prepared the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force for congressional hearings, worked their follow-up questions for the record, published the AF Posture Statement and Air Force Issues Book).  Did that for seven years then when the directorate reorganized (downsized) he wound up being the deputy in the Legislative Research Team (edited legislative digests for the AF, special research projects, legislative histories

At the beginning of 2001, Steve was selected as the Chief of Legislative Liaison for the Air Force Reserve where he directs the legislative program for AF Reserve personnel policy, congressional inquiries and the like

Most recent info:  

NA
Last known Location:   Currently lives in Fairfax, VA with his wife Maureen who is now an SL-2 (senior level) division chief in the Library of Congress)
Last known EM:   salmolstarpowernet
 
NM-5 Rupert A. Levy:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

mid to late 70's or longer?

Designation:  

Typesetter Newspaper

Duties:  

SCN Newspaper typesetter. Worked at SCN for many years.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 

Davey Lindquester:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Late 60's

Designation:  

Navy. SCN's last military illustrator

Duties:  

The slot was converted to civilian as the services could not provide qualified people to fill that slot.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Currently living in Atlanta and owns a marketing firm.

Last known EM:  

dlindquesterhotmailcom

 

Lonnie Lindsay:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's

Designation:  

NA 
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

Was seen at several broadcasting conventions over the years. 

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Last seen in 1996 selling for a broadcast-related company.

Last known EM:  

NA

 

SSgt Gary W. Little:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1977 - 1984

Designation:  

SCN Newspaper

Duties:  

Traveled with the 79th Army Band and Jumping Ambassadors throughout Panama on several trips. 

Trivia:  

Had the distinction of processing the last car through the old Canal Zone system. 

Biographic Details:  

Assigned to Grissom AFB , IN for 11 months and chosen to return as NCOIC of Howard PA shop, later moving up to the Com. Rel. position South Com Hdqtrs.  until his retirement August of 89. 

Gary was the escort with the CNN news team that got the footage showing Noriega's henchmen switching clothes and attacking  Ford and others. Gary  took him from the US embassy where he had been hiding to Quarry Heights where he was debriefed and then to Howard where a C-141 was waiting to take him to Andrews. Gary is still waiting for his promised breakfast at the O'club.

Went to St. Louis , MO for a few years and worked in the golf business. 

Offered a Job in Austin, Tex, with a communications consultant firm. Got
down sized, went to work for Goldsmith as tech advisor, and with Dell for a short time, before coming to AT&T.  Having fun ever since. 

Most recent info:  

Still working for AT&T with wife, Odilia, two daughters, Nancy 26 (and married) and Lindsey 16.

Last known Location:  

living in Austin, TX 

Last known EM:  

gwlittleattcom

 

LTC Dan Maguire:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Early 70's

Designation:  

Army
Duties:   MAJ Holter's replacement as OIC. 
Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:   Now retired in St. Simons Island, GA.
Last known EM:   kitcatoneearthlinknet
  
SP4 Juan M Mancha:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Supply
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  
SFC Michael D. Mason:

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

73 - 77

Designation:  

NCOIC Newspaper, Editor
Duties:   Mike was at the paper's helm during the delicate treaty negotiation period,
and handled the sensitive issues expertly. Replaced Ron Woody
Trivia:   Came from the 193rd
Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  
SSG John R. May:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Supply
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  
Chuck (Charles) T. McCann:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

69 - May 71

Designation:  

Army. Radio DJ & TV news announcer
Duties:  

First assigned to Ft Amador and soon transferred to SCN. Afternoon DJ played the top 40 songs. 

Also was a DJ on SCN's popular "East of Midnight" radio program.

Occasionally appeared as a guest character on Uncle Bob's Afternoon show.

Trivia:   Married Midge England (SCM volunteer camera) in Aug 72 (met in the CZ November 70 at a live SCN broadcast). Son, Marcus was born April 8, 73.  Divorced in Nov 77.
Biographic Details:  

Born in Phillipsburg NJ and raised near a small town named Harmony. 

Worked at NBC in NYC as a TV camera operator after graduating from Belvedere HS, NJ in 68 but was drafted soon after.

After SCN, moved to Seaford Delaware and worked at WSUX (no kidding!) as a morning DJ. 

Moved to Wilkes-Barre, PA in June 1974 and worked at WILK as a morning DJ.  

Later worked for WNEP in Nanticoke PA. 

Moved to CA then back to his parents home in NJ where he remained for about 10 years. Remarried about 15 yrs ago. 

Most recent info:  

Works for Scott Gas in a division that manufactures medical products.
Last known Location:   Lives in Perkasie, PA
Last known EM:   cmccannscottgascom
  
Maj. Charles L. "Chuck" McFatridge:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

72 - 75

Designation:  

USAF. Newspaper OIC, SCN Deputy OIC
Duties:   Replaced Bill Anderson and Dan McGuire.
Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

    
Lee McGowan:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Late 71 - early  73

Designation:  

producer & director
Duties:  

An excellent producer at SCN.

Developed and built the program "Que Pasa" & the set with Terry Goyette.

Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:  

After SCN, he worked for KDES in Palm Springs with Terry Goyette and Lee McGowan.

Most recent info:  

Currently the Chief Engineer for KYXY and KPLN in San Diego, Ca. for over 10 years.  
Last known Location:   San Diego, CA
Last known EM:   Leemcgowan7Hotmailcom
  
SSgt Joe McHale:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

69 - 71

Designation:  

USAF. Radio NCOIC
Duties:  

Radio NCOIC and SCN News and field interviews for the news which he enjoyed immensely.

Gerry Fry had Joe do audio recorded field interviews and actualities throughout the Canal Zone and Panama. 

Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:  

Joe grew up in Olyphant, and worked part time for WARM-AM and WICK (where the wick burned all night) for then-owner Joe Dobbs. 

After SCN, stayed with dual print and broadcast journalism roles through Air Training Command's Moody AFB (Georgia), and 8th Air Force. 

After a short stint at Luke AFB (Arizona), spent last three years teaching at the Defense Information School (DINFOS) Applied Journalism Department. 

Went into civilian law enforcement at Colorado from 1977 to 1985. Private Investigator at Denver until late 1990. 

1990 to present, insurance investigator. 

Still uses the skills he  began developing back at SCN. The cinematography developed into videography, and he has used that for many years. SCN gave Joe all the basics and a part of the incentive to get through the bachelors and masters degrees.

Most recent info:  

Currently Special Investigator assigned to Progressive Insurance Company's Florida Medical/Injury SIU Team, based at Tampa.
Last known Location:   Tampa, FL
Last known EM:   JCPMchaleaolcom
  
Jerry McKee:

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1/71 - 11/74

Designation:  

TV Engineering
Duties:  

Liked to dabble in Photography B/W and pre production planning

Ran evening shift video and audio booth & fills on camera and switching.

Evening news cast were typically manned by directing: Don Hardin or
Paul Hyatt or Lonnie Lindsay. Video/audio engineering: Jerry, Albie
Beutler, Fred Newton and Bob Young.

Production staff or (News) with Lee McGowan, John Fisher, Scott
Richards, John Nardini

Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:  

After SCN,  worked for a base ETV  job a Ft. Sill, Oklahoma at the end of 1974 and Eos at July 1975.

For the next couple years, he went to Collage at Oklahoma state in Okmulgee.
worked as a wild cat on oil rigs for about a year while in school and finally graduated. Was urged to California in late 78 by his father, landed Job At Lockheed Missile and Space Co. Sunny Vale, California. Worked there until Mar 84 when he was handicapped by an auto accident. Spent the Next two years off in rehab and continued work at Lockheed but continued to have medical problems till 1990. 

Laid off in 1992 which forced retirement of sorts ever since. Jerry has since attended De Anza Collage and majored in film and TV directing focusing on effects and stop motion for 2 semesters.

He then moved to Alabama to assist his elderly mother who has since passed away. 

Most recent info:  

Currently studying computer graphics and digital video editing at home in Hamilton, AL.
Last known Location:   Hamilton, AL
Last known EM:   NA
  
SP5 Roe S McLester :

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70s

Designation:  

Engineering 
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

   
Julia McNair:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70s to early 80s. 

Designation:  

first chief of  the command information section for the network. 
Duties:   Julia started as a volunteer with lots of TV production experience. 
Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

Julia is currently working for the Navy in the D.C. area.
Last known Location:   Washington, DC
Last known EM:   NA
  
Jim McNamara:   

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1970's

Designation:  

Student Volunteer
Duties:   Worked as a summer intern while attending Balboa HS. 
Trivia:   An outstanding golfer, winning many CZ titles. 
Biographic Details:   His SCN experience caused him to go into TV, where he has become a very successful executive in international TV program distribution. 

Most recent info:  

Jim is now President and CEO of the Telemundo Spanish-language television network.
Last known Location:   NA
Last known EM:   JMcNamartelemundocom
  
Mike Meadows:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1970's

Designation:  

Army. Radio DJ.
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

Retired his military career at the AFRTS Broadcast Center and has since civilianized there.
Last known Location:   NA
Last known EM:   MeadowsMrferlorg
  
SSgt Marshall C. Michelle:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Engineering
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

SP4 Mark Minkler:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

12/71 - 5/73

Designation:  

Army. Newspaper & News dept
Duties:   Worked on the newspaper for a year then was changed to the News Department.
Trivia:   Married to wife named Louise
Biographic Details:   Originally a school teacher from MN.

Most recent info:  

Currently a High School Principal in MN
Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  
SP4 Gerald Miranda:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70's

Designation:  

Engineering
Duties:   No details
Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  
SFC Robert Moeller:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

Late 70s to early 80s. 

Designation:  

NA
Duties:   Worked on the first stages of computer utilization for programming logs.
Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:   Bob had more college degrees than he had stripes. After SCN he went to DINFOS to share some of his knowledge.

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  
Don Molino:   

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

1970

Designation:  

Army. TV News Anchor
Duties:   Don anchored the 10 o'clock news "Focus" with John Gross until he left. 
Trivia:   NA
Biographic Details:  

Worked for WFAA radio & TV in 1969 prior to the Army.  

After leaving the Army, Don moved back to Dallas. Resumed work at WFAA and KRLD before moving to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1973 to be news director of the Mississippi Network. Don's first wife, Paula, died there in 1978.

In 1980, Don moved to Baton Rouge as Operations Manager for the Louisiana Network. Married again in 1981 and divorced 1997. Don has a gorgeous red headed daughter, Connie, who is the light of his life. 

Most recent info:  

Don has been Farm Director for the Louisiana Network since 1987 which he describes as the best job he has had since WFAA radio and television in 1969. 
Last known Location:   Don currently lives in Baton Rouge, LA.
Last known EM:   donla-netnet 
  
Barbara Moller:     

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Late 60's

Designation:  

Hosted "World of Barbara Moller"
Duties:   Barbara hosted and interviewed guests on the "World of Barbara Moller" talk show  produced by Michael Russnow.
Trivia:   Married to LTC Carl Moller and later divorced. One son, Carl Jr. 
Biographic Details:   NA

Most recent info:  

No longer married and has her own business. Carl Sr still lives in Sterling, VA and Carl Jr is the sound person for the WWF and travels a lot.
Last known Location:   Currently living in Arlington, VA
Last known EM:   bmolleraolcom
  
Steve Momot:  

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

Sept 68 to Dec 70

Designation:  

TV tech / Director & Production
Duties:  

Assigned to the TV dept, and ran camera and audio through most of 1969, until Jay Light and Arnie Huberman left and he moved up to the director's console. 

His other main work consisted of doing most of the photo/film production work for the afternoon show while Happy was there. They did films, personal appearances at schools and the famous slide shows set to music.

Trivia:  

The troops loved all the shots of the good looking girls, some of which became station ID's when Steve super-imposed the SCN 8 & 10 over them.

When he rotated back to the states, his dad flew down, stayed at the Holcomb's house, and on December 23, 1970 they started the drive home up the Pan American highway. 

Biographic Details:  

After SCN, Steve moved to Pompano Beach, FL and spent 9 years working for JC Penney, Co as a merchandising Manager.

Steve then worked for Southern Bell as a sales rep, leaving in 1984 to go into his own Photography business.

Steve is married to his second wife, Linda for over 20 years. They have a son, Stephen who recently became of age and enlisted in the military with a desire to fly helicopters.

Most recent info:  

Steve continues to live in Pompano Beach, FL and continues to work in his photography business focusing on Weddings, heirloom photos and other creative people photos which Steve has always shown a talent for .

They have done a lot of traveling over the years, covering most of north America on the roads and have been to 40 countries, amassing frequent flyer mileage. So far they have been to China, Oktoberfest in Munich, and France for free. He is currently working on India.

Last known Location:   Pompano Beach, FL
Last known EM:   momotphotoprodigy net 
   
Sp4 Paul Montgomery:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

71 - 71 ?

Designation:  

Army. Engineering?
Duties:  

Possibly worked in engineering.

Wife Leanne? volunteered as an interviewer on Que Pasa.

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

Rick Moore:   

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Found

Tour of Duty:  

early 70's.

Designation:  

NA
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:   NA

Most recent info:  

Was a successful owner and speaker with Richard E. Moore Enterprises, offering seminars, consultations, and training for business security
Last known Location:   Lives in Altamonte Springs, FL
Last known EM:   RMooreIncaolcom 
  
SP4 Mike Morgan:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

72 - 73

Designation:  

Newspaper, Film Library
Duties:   Started on Newspaper staff and later moved to the film library.
Trivia:   Former professional baseball player
Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

 
NM-12 William F. "Bill" Moss Jr:

 

Current Status:  

Deceased

Tour of Duty:  

1974 - 1977 

Designation:  

Director of Engineering
Duties:  

Replaced Botzenmayer as chief engineer. 

He installed all FM automation equipment, color studio cameras and film chain, and the first 11-meter satellite dish. He also built the first professional looking TV news set, designing it so that people no longer had to walk through the TV studio to get in and out of the radio studios.

Trivia:   This Bill Moss is NOT the same Bill Moss from the 1960's who was in the Air Force and later became Terry Moss.
Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

Died in Kileen, TX March 5th, 2014 after a short 2 1/2 week battle with cancer.

Last known EM:   NA
  
Major Michael Murphy:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

1976.

Designation:  

Army. SCN Commander. OIC
Duties:  

NA

Trivia:  

NA

Biographic Details:  

NA

Most recent info:  

NA

Last known Location:  

NA

Last known EM:  

NA

  

 

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