Alumni Sandstorm ~ 08/14/17 ~ V-J DAY
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3 Bombers sent stuff and heard about 2 Bomber deaths today: 
Mike CLOWES ('54)
Charles KEISER ('63)
Jim ARMSTRONG ('63)
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BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: David MANSFIELD ('59)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Richard "VJ" SWANSON ('64)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Candice SCOTT ('66)

8/14/1945 ~ PEACE! OUR BOMB CLINCHED IT! 
 
BOMBER CALENDAR: Richland Bombers Calendar
    Click the event you want to know more about.
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>>From: Bob Carlson, aka Mike CLOWES ('54)

For what ever reason, Naval and Coast Guard Aviators wore brown
shoes (primarily with the Khaki uniform). They may have also
worn them with the Aviation Green uniform. At some point in time
“real” sailors also wore brown shoes with the Dress Khaki
uniform.

Then, sometime Robert Strange McNamara (SecDef) during the
Kennedy and Johnson administrations proposed that all services
wear the same uniform (presumably to save costs). Didn't happen,
but sailors had to give up jumpers, both blue and white for
jackets and/or white shirts. White hats (AKA Dixie Cups) went at
the same time.

Not too sure when the Aviator Greens died, but dress Khakis when
out in the late 1970s or early '80s. With all those changes to
the uniform, it became hard, sometimes, to distinguish the
chiefs from the Indians.

Now it seems that all the services run around in camouflage unis
and wear “war paint” as if it really helps. Can't quite see that
on a carrier deck.

-Bob Carlson, aka Mike CLOWES ('54) ~ Mount Angel, OR where 
   some are hoping for a cloudy eclipse day.
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>>From: Charles KEISER ('63)

Re: David Harry, Band Director

Does anyone know the whereabouts or passing of David Harry. 
He was the band director in the early '60s. Left Col-Hi for 
a university position in middle America somewhere.

-Charles KEISER ('63) ~ in less smoked more winded West Richland
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>>From: Jim "Pitts" ARMSTRONG ('63)

Re: Egg Sandwich

A fried or scrambled egg sandwich calls for Durkee's Famous
Dressing!

Pitts

-Jim "Pitts" ARMSTRONG ('63)
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Heard about TWO Bomber deaths today:

Frank COLLIER ('62) ~ 12/1/43 - 8/9/17 

Todd WILSON ('84) ~ 8/23/66 - 8/9/17 
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That's it for today. Please send more.
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