"Aces of The Eighth" by Jack Fellows

CAPTs Curtis Robinson & Theodore Harduvel

Capt. S. Curtis “Bullet” Robinson of the 80th TFS was killed in an F-16 crash on July 6, 1982. According to F-16.net, the aircraft was 80-0490 of 80 TFS, F-16A Block 10C, that went down near Chongju. Paul Huff, MSgt, USAF, wrote in 2003, “Capt Curtis “Bullet” Robinson was flying F-16A S/N 80-0490 where he crashed into a mountain side…

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Les Bell

The following is an informal transcript of the combined-forces rescue operation to pick up Headhunter Capt Scott “Hoover” O’Grady after he was shot down over Bosnia on 2 June 1995.  At the time, Hoover was flying Block 40 F-16s with the 555th “Triple Nickel” Fighter Squadron and was known as “Zulu.” His callsign the day he was downed was “Basher…

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Doc Lambert

The following write-up was sent in 20 September 2004 by one of our Juvat LTM’s and reunion regulars, “Doc” Lambert: In Oct 1982 three of us from the 388th FW at Hill were PCSing to Kunsan AB, ROK, and we arrived at General Dynamics in Fort Worth, TX to pick up 4 new F-16s and ferry them to the KUN. …

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