"Aces of The Eighth" by Jack Fellows

Colonel Wilbur Tapscott 100th

HEADHUNTER HEADLINES SPECIAL EDITION   80FS HH TAPSCOTT 100th Juvat Lead #26, Colonel Wilbur Tapscott, turns 100 years old on September 25th.  Please join us in sending him Happy 100th Birthday wishes with cards to: Col Wilbur Tapscott, 600 Deer Valley Rd #1F, San Rafael, CA 94903-5617

Headhunter 80th Anniversary Reunion

We are going ahead with plans to hold an 80th Fighter Squadron Headhunters Reunion celebrating the squadrons 80th Anniversary. The reunion will be held 6-9 January 2022 at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park, AZ near Luke AFB.  Being January in Phoenix, resort room rates can be very high and the Wigwam is no exception.  However, they have agreed to…

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January 2021 Newsletter Re-post

Due to a publishing software (WordPress) glitch, the January 2021 Newsletter was at some point taken down from our website.  I have no idea when this happened but discovered it yesterday while looking for a previous article.  Our IT guru Chris “Lude” Kibble fixed it right away and the Headhunter Headlines is back online for those who missed it in…

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June 2021 Newsletter

Major Tom Slee RIP

We received the following message on our Headhunter Face Book page from Tom Slee’s son. Tom was a long time Association member and attended several reunions.

CMSGT Harold Ramsey RIP

Mike Adcock recently notified us of the passing of Korean War Era Headhunter Harold Ramsey. He joined the USAF at the age of 17 and was an F-80 crew chief in the 8oth FBS. Harold attended several Headhunter Reunions over the years and was also station at both Ramstein and Bitburg Airbases and was a Vietnam War veteran. He received…

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January 2021 Newsletter


Happy 99th Birthday to Korean War Headhunter Commander Colonel Wilbur Tapscott!

Call him at (415) 479-0845 to wish him a Happy Birthday

July Final

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April 2020 Headhunter Reunion Canceled

January 2020 Newsletter

80th FS F-105 pilot/POW Colonel Murphy Neal Jones, RIP

Colonel Murphy Neal Jones