"Aces of The Eighth" by Jack Fellows

Happy Memorial Day

Hello Headhunters I hope everyone is well and enjoying this Memorial Day weekend. As you gather with friends and family please remember our fallen and what the true spirit of this holiday represents. If you would, take the time to offer a toast to our brothers and sisters who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our great nation….

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New website inbound! We need your feedback.

Headhunters I hope everyone finds themselves well, in good spirits and with good company this holiday season. I write to you to let everyone know that there are some major changes coming to the website soon. Over the last 6-9 months I have been working with an outside contractor, Hillary Armenta, and our own Lude Kibble to attempt to bring…

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Initial Hack as HH01

Juvats, Headhunters and Friends In the early dawn hours of the last day reunion our fearless leader, Muskrat, let it be known that it was time to pass the touch as Headhunter 01. Although eager to do it for the previous decade, he had grown weary of the constant request of ‘songs for hire’ and stories of when ‘we roamed…

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Reunion Newsletter Final

Reunion Photos

If you didn’t attend the 80th Anniversary Reunion let me just say it was EPIC!  I plan to post a Newsletter with a rundown of the events but need photos!  If you were there at the Wigwam, Hospitality Suite, Banquet, F-35 tour, or the Luke AFB Hangar Party please email any photos to have to me at nwapilot2@msn.com. WIG? Muskrat…

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We’ve had some recent inquiries asking if the Reunion is still a go.  YES IT IS!  Although a few Headhunters have had to cancel for various reasons, we still have over 40 members planning to attend, with 62 members and guests signed up for the Saturday Banquet.  We also expect to have a large turnout for the Friday Hangar Party,…

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Last call for Headhunter Reunion Golf.  Reserve a tee time with Scot “Gunny” Glass today!  602-315-0428.


Headhunters/Juvats, Our 80th Fighter Squadron’s 80th Anniversary Reunion is one month away.  Our original block of 20 rooms at the Wigwam Resort filled up and they were able to provide us 5 more at the $131 rate.  Today there are one or two rooms left due to cancellations.  Other accommodations are available in the area but January is high season…

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Rooms are going fast!  Book NOW!  We added 5 more to our block guarantee but they will be gone soon. 623-258-4676.


It’s been brought to my attention that the Wigwam Resort room reservation phone number shown on our reservations link is incorrect. The correct number is 623-258-4676.   Alternatively you can use wigwamreservations@wigwamarizona.com.  Don’t forget to mention our block code HEA06CI. As a reminder, RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY DECEMBER 7, 2021 TO GUARANTEE THE $131 ROOM RATE.

Headhunter Reunion Reservations

JANUARY 2022 HEADHUNTER 80th ANNIVERSARY REUNION REGISTRATION   The much anticipated 80th Fighter Squadron 80th Anniversary Reunion online registration can be accessed by clicking the description above or at the following link:  https://events.eventzilla.net/e/headhunter-80th-anniversary-reunion-2138827289 Call the Wigwam at (623) 258-4676 (phone number updated on 2021-11-19) or use wigwamreservations@wigwamarizona.com if you will be staying at the resort.  Don’t forget to mention our…

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80th Anniversary Reunion Update

We are definitely ON for January 6-9 at Luke AFB and the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park, AZ.  You can check out the resort here: www.wigwamarizona.com Your Reunion Committee (myself and “Scar” Pukalo) had a meeting last Sunday to work out the details and prices for the reunion.  All is well and going as planned.  Waiting for confirmation from Luke…

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