"Aces of The Eighth" by Jack Fellows

Misc. Juvats Photos

Squadron in 1992

Jaybird in 1979 & 1980

These two were given to JayBird at the Mesa Reunion in April 2004 by Joan Fudala.  I never knew these photos existed!  Joan, who is the wife of Gene Fudala, worked in 8th TFW HQ in 1979-1980 when Gene and I were in the 80th together.  My many thanks go out to Joan for these two personal photos!

Sweep – July 1979

These two photos, sent in by Richard “Rookie” Rook, were taken during a “Sweep” in late July 1979.  

Juvats & Pantons donate to Orphanage – Christmas 2002

The 2 messages and 7 photos below were received from our active Squadron on 5 January 2003.  The explanation below, along with the smiles on the children’s faces, are self-explanatory!  Enjoy! Jaybird, For you to share with the association on the Web site. On Christmas Day 2002, the Juvats combined with the Pantons to donate Shoes, Food, Gifts, and $1700…

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Squadron Maintenance and Pilots in 2002

Our thanks to Lt Col Schnitzer for sending in these three photos.

Kunsan – May 2003

This photo, of two of our 80th birds on the ramp at Kunsan, was sent in by Jeff Anderson on 18 June 2003.  Note the one on the right is our Squadron Flag Ship.

Big Dog visits Kunsan Apr 2002

These 5 photos, which were on a CD given to me by Fowler “Big Dog” Cary at our local airshow on 20 March 2004, are photos of Big Dog’s visit to Kunsan in April 2002.  Big Dog (BD) owns and flies his own pristine vintage T-33 jet trainer at air shows around the Country, and his beautiful bird has the…

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Juvats in 1974

This photo of the 1974 Juvats was originally sent in by Chris “Hannibal” Hayes on 14 September 2004 and identified as follows: (L-R) Rick Blake (I think), Tom Ganger aka Kid Danger, unk, Gerry ?, unk, Dave Perron, Tom Herlihy, John Kraweic(sp), unk, unk, Chris Hayes, unk, Greg Shebest, Bruce Pretorius, unk, unk, Don Payne, Al Aimar, Robert Hibarger (Sq…

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Bruni’s at Kunsan – June 2007

Our Squadron’s social/party/meeting hooch, Brunigan’s, known as Bruni’s for short and used for over 20 years,  was torn down along with the other similar buildings in the vicinity on 9 June 2007 to make way for a new billeting complex at Kunsan.  Many of the historic items & displays were kept to, hopefully, put in a new Bruni’s that will…

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Sweeps and Naming Ceremony – Oct 29, 2007

These four photos, sent in 29 October 2007 by Capt Brian “Deuce” Wilder, show a couple of “Sweeps” and a Naming Ceremony for one of our new Squadron members.  Mr Baughman, shown in the last photo, was finally named “Boar” after much discussion and thought by his fellow Squadron mates. This nickname/callsign will stay with him for the rest of…

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AF Fighter Weapons Meet, Oct 1971

This photo, sent in to us 9 March 2005 by one of our original Juvat LTM’s from 1971–Col John Adler, shows our 80th TFS team that competed in the 5th AF Fighter Weapons Meet on 29 October 1971.  At this time, our Squadron was in the 3rd TFW at Kunsan flying the F-4D. Members of the team are (L-R) Al…

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