Memorial Mauer


From the photo files of Joe Covern.
Spring 1966, Wall Memorial on Schloss Strasse near Steglitz.

Each of the Fallen Eagles included here was once one of us.
They are all sadly missed but not forgotten.

First Name

Last Name

Berlin Dates

Notes

William "Bill" Alewine* (60-62) T-hof, Pit, Dog, 3/17/2010   Age 72
John B. Alexander* (56-59) T-hof, Det 1, NCOIC Ops, Rus, CMSgt, HOF, Patron, NSA, 4/12/10, Pic

Alfred H.

Allee

 

1973

Dave Allen (76-80) Mari, Dog, 10/2005
Raymond L. "Ray" Ammerman* (60-64) T-Hof, Rus, VC, Ret AF, 4/23/10

Robert

Anderson

 

Downed in VN

Reagan Andrews* (59-62) Rus, PhD Clinical Psychology, VA Pgm Director, Patron, 2006
Lou Anzalone (~59-61) Rus, Rptr, T-hof
Anthony J. "Tony" Baciewicz* (54-55) T-hof, Ret AF, Airborne, NSA, 1/10/2010, age 76
Bill Bailey (54-57) Linguist, T-hof,1/20/13, age 79
Milton Balk late 50's Linguist, T-hof, 1969
William T. "Bill" Ballard* (76-79) Col., Squadron Cmdr, HOF, Patron, 9/8/14, age 84
John Barberi late 65-68 HBE, T'berg, 2/17/97
Brian T. "BT" Barker (71-73) 203, Mari, Charlie, RT Cntlr, NSA, 2009, age 67
Webster G.
"Web"
Bell (~60-63+?) Pole, T-hof, Ret'd MSgt, NSA, Abn, 9/9/13, age 71
Paul Benau 60's CMSgt, Elint, NSA, 2007
Sidney Bennett (58-59/64-65) LCol, Det. 1 Cmdr/Dpty Cmdr 7350, Pic
Steven Bennett (65-67) Elint Maintenance
Larry Bernardini (~65-68) 205/294, Pit, Marilyn, NE, 2003
Robert Berrill    

Don

Bigelow

early 60's

Personnel

David B.

Blazel

early 60's

Rus, Able

Robert J. Boyer* (55-57) Morse I/O, Comm Center, T-hof, 1/20/14 age 80, Pic
Jerry Braun* (60-62/64-67) Rus, Can, Baker/Reptr, Patron, 2004
Robert G. Brodeur* (61-65) Rus, Pit, Baker, Airborne, 2008, Pic
Wade Buschert* (86-89) Mari, Elint, AF Ret., Buckley AFB Civ, 2006, age 42
Clarence Bushway    
Larney Cain (71-75) Able, Mari, TSgt, RTS, 2003
Lewis M. Chapman* (79-80) Col, 6912 ESG Cmdr, 1982

John

Chupp*

(56-57)

Morse I/O, 2003
Charles 'Cleve' Cleveland* (60-64) Rus, IAC, Able, 2003, Pic

Jim

Cloe

(56-59?)

 

James P. "Jim" Coats (58-61/66-69) TSgt, T-hof, Mari, Ger, Rus, NSA, 8/4/12, age 77
James D. "Tank" Connolly* (60-63) T-hof, Ger, Baker, 3/16/2010 age 70
William "Willy" Colbert* (60-62) T-hof, Rus, Supv, Able, Patron, 3/13/2010

David James

Corner

(58-61)

Ger

Jim

Critzer

early 60's

Rus

Charles Crutcher early 60's Rus

Ron

Davey

(  -65)

Rus, V/C, x-train Vietnamese, Ret. CMSgt

Bernard W. 'Bernie' Deets (72-75) Blue R., Mari, 294/205 Elint, 2002
Donald Parker Doane (55-58) Korean War Vet, FAA, 2002
James Dodge   1989
Thomas Dorsey    
James W. Edwards (63-66) Rptr, Thof, prior Army, MSgt, 10/16/12, age 80
Richard "Dick" Elcik (61-63) T-hof, Rus, Charlie, 70, 6/12/12
Robert J. 'Bob' Elkins* (53-57) Asst. NCOIC Ops, TSgt, PhD German, Dept Chair UWV, Hall of Fame, 2005
Randy Elliott* (60-63) Rus, Op, Rptr, Able, T-hof, 2008

Stu

Engbretsen*

(72-82+)

Rus, CMSgt, Civ, Tactics Pgm, Hall of Fame, FTVA Hall of Honor

John Erickson* (64-65) Rus, Oregon, 2/2002
Paul Erickson   Wife Ella also dec.
James C. "Sam" Ewanco* (63-66) Rus, T-hof, 11/27/13, age 71
Wayne Fau (87-91) Col., 2008, Dep Cmdr Ops, Wing Vice Cmdr, FTVA Hall of Honor

Norm

Ferland

(67-69)

Rus

John Ferris* (60-65/72-74) Rus, Personnel & Ops. Supv., MSgt, Thof & Mari, 1/2009
Jim Fetzner (65-68) T'berg, 11/24/2004
Richard L. 'Dick' Frandsen (52-  ) Utah
Robert 'Bob' Garcia (75-78) Rus, Span, Mission Supv Dawg, Mari, AIA, 11/2008
Ted Gates* (63-64) Rus, Op, Thof & Mari, Stayed in Germany, 8/8/2011
Woodrow W. Gentry late 50's Col, Sqdr Cmdr
Ralph Glovier late 50's Elint, 2000
Ed Gore   1960
Mike (Medardo) Gomez* (60-62) Pol, T'hof, Ret'd Capt. (Mustang)
George R. Grant mid/late 50's Ger, Det D/1
Richard W. "Dick" Grant* (63-64) Rus, Op, Day Analyst, Thof, 1/17/2015, age 74

Ben

Hardaway*

(79-82/88-91)

Ops Ofcr, Cmdr, 2003, Pic

Rocklin Harvey   Rus, Career Military, 5/7/2010
Jim Heidorn late 60's ~ 73 NCIOC T'berg, 2/1985
Sam C. Herrin, Jr. (52-54) Det D, NCOIC, NSA, Pent., Ret. Major, 8/18/12, age 80
Alan T. Hieronymus   Pole, Career AF, Bus. Grad, Outdoorsman, 5/2007
Philip D., Sr. Hill (69-74) Ger, Supv., T'berg, TSgt, 4/2012, 70

Bob

Holmes*

early 60ís

Rus, IAC, Baker

Robert T. Honea (89-91) Elint, Blue Room & S&W, Mari, SrA, Civ at W-P AFB NASIC, 12/15/09
Ernest Hooks (65-67) 2003
Steve Hulsey multi tours to 84 Baker, Mari, Days, IAC, 1984
Don Humphrey (57-60/61-64?) 202, in Reporting
Dave Hunt (83-87 or 88) 6912 ESG Thof Ops Supt, CMSgt, 9/23/2010

Harvey

Hunter

late 50's

 

Alver S. Hyvarinen (79-81) TSgt, Ret'd CMSgt, NSA, Govt Contractor, 6/12/01
Vern E. Ingram* (56-58) Comm Radio Maint, Thof, Law Enf., 4/8/15, age 78
Joseph A. Jaroni (71-73) Ger, Kor, Morse, 2004

Ed 'Yezz'

Jerz

late 50's-early 60's

Polish

Doug 'Baby Face' Johnson (54-57)  
Mark Johnson 70's Rus, Charlie, Mari, Moscow, NCO, Def Contractor, 8/8/12
Richard Kelsey (55-58)  
Oliver Kendall mid 80's Mari Chief of Maint, CMSgt, 5/27/12, age 70
Rena Abigale (Searles) Kennedy 1973 Mgr, Thof Ofcrs Opn Mess, Capt, 7/3/13, age 66
Martin J. "Marty" Kentfield 70's Rus, Ret'd MSgt, DoD Consultant, Sportsman, 3/29/13, age 68
Robert Talbo Key (57/58-60) Rus, Monterey, 9/7/1989

Tom

Kleifges

early 60ís & 70's

Polish, Thof & Mari, CMSgt

Joe

Kotasek

(60-63)

Ger, Able, Yankee Fan

Merriman 'Buddy' Knight (57-60) Rus
William Kuck (60-63) Flt Supv

Bill

Lachance*

(62-65)

Rus, Rptr, Baker, NCO, ~2000

Dale V. Lally early 60's Ger, Radio Amateur DL4QG, ret'd as US Navy Captain
David Ray Lee* (60-63) 2005, AP Courier Admin, Patron
Richard 'Dick' Lockwood late 50's-1960 TSgt, Flt Cmdr, Dog
Phillip M. Luopa (63-66) Rus, S&W, NSA (Ret), Chi, 12/9/12, age 72
Bruce R. MacKenzie* (65-68) Rus, Thof, MSgt (Ret), NSA (Ret), 2009
Michael Malcolm (69-71) 294 AFSC worked the Pit, 2/28/13
Bernard 'Bernie' Malda Early 60's Polish, 9/21/14, age 74
Wayne Mann   1954
Carlton Marvel* (62-63/71-76) Rus Op Baker, Thof, 2T/Mari, 10/20/08
Wm L. 'Tex' McAmis late 50's 1996

Hugh E.

McCall*

(60-63)

Sqdr Cmdr, Thof, 2001

John McClure (58-60) Polish, Thof, 2002

Ed

McCrossin

early 60ís

1st Sgt, Thof

William D.'Mac' McGinness late 50's, mid 60's Mission Supv Dog, Thof, Ger
Rodger J. 'Murph' McGlone* (54-55) 1997

Pete

McNeil

(61-63)

Rus, Able, NSA, 1984

Walter J. Mercer* (61-64) Elint, T'hof, Baker, Business Owner, Patron, 2004
Rudolph 'Mouse' Mikowski (67-70) Rus, Charlie, 8/3/12

Dave

Miller*

(62-64)

Rus, V/C, Charlie, Thof, Oil Business Owner, 1971

Glen Minton    
Jerome Moore    
Lyle Morris* (61-64) Crypto, Thof, Mari, Able & Charlie, Del Monte Exec, Patron, 2007
Timothy J. Murphy, Jr. mid 60's Flt Cmdr, Able
Paul J. 'Chuck' Nemeth* (~55-56) SSgt Morse I/Op Det D, Ret AF CMSgt & Civ Svc, 1997
Leonard P. Niedzielski (54-55)  
Larry Nilles* (63-68/71-75/76-78) Elint, Ret AF MSgt, NSA, 2005
Laurence D. 'Larry' O'Neal (64-67) Rus, IAC, NSA, 8/31/80, age 37
Gerald 'Shaky' Palmquist    
Ernest R. Parrish early 80's Rus, Mari, 9/22/1995 - AWACS (Yukla-27) crash on takeoff at Elmendorf,TSgt
Robert L. Pille* (~55-56) SSgt Morse Int/Op Det. D, 1998
William R. "Willie" Peer* (62-65/72-76) Mari, T-hof, T-berg NCOIC Ops, Rus, CMSgt, HOF, Patron, 8/20/11, age 81
Mark "Lumpy" Peters mid 80's SSgt, Rus, T-hof, early 2000's
Kenneth F. "Tim" Pearsall (50-53) First Cmdr of the unit, ret'd Major, 11/26/13 age 86
Gene Charles Poirier (~54-56) TSgt Det D, prior at 12th in Landsberg & Sembach, WWII Vet. 2007 age 90
Donald F. Poock (~59-62) Rus, T-hof, Baseball &  Basketball Teams, Pastor, Missionary, 5/8/11, age 71

Terry

Porter

70's

Rus

Tony 'Ratso' Radziminski (~72-75/~85-89) Rus, Mari, Swamp, Rptg/Comfy Diamond, Civ. later. 4/27/01

Charlie

Reid*

(57-64)

Thof, NCO Flt Cmdr, I/A NCOIC, BIA Hall of Fame, 1995

Sparks Ritchie* (58-59) Rus, 2005
Roger Robinson (83-85) LtCol (ret), Dpty Cmdr 6912 ESG, 2005
Jose Rodriguez* (56-59/61-63) Rus, T-hof, Cuban Crisis, Airborne, 2006

Al

Roncari*

(57-62/~69-72)

TSgt Thof Rptg/MSgt Mari Able S&W Supv., BIA Hall of Fame

John

Ruster*

(58-59)

Rus

Derrell M. Shores* (56-59) Ger/Rus, Thof, Publix Mgr, Patron, 4/9/14, age 77

James

Shortell

2 tours in 60's

TSgt, Ops

Lawrence W. Smith late 50's 1960's
Richard E. "Smitty" Smith 63-65 Thof, Baker, Elint, CMSgt, 2007
Henry P. Stacewicz ~late 50's-early 60's Rus, Supv, age 83, 11/2010
Robert F. Stark (66-69) Col (ret), Cmdr 6912 SS, 2009
Howard E. "Ted" Stewart* (62-65/72-74) Rus, Thof, Msn Supv Able, Supv Mari Setup/Mari S&W Supv, SMSgt, Patron, 2010
John L. Stief   1997
William H. "Bill" Strickland* (59-62) SSgt Cripto Supv, Ret'd CMSgt & Dell Comp, hospital vol,
 12/25/14 age 79
David M. "Sully" Sullivan* (58-61/63-66/78-87) Rus, Thof Pit, Tberg Flt Chief, Mari Ops Supt, Sr. Enlisted Advisor, CMSgt, BIA HOF, 2/12/13
Terrence P. "Terry" Sweeney* (71-75) Rus, Rptr in S&W at Mari & Tberg, Ret'd SMSgt, 10/26/13, age 67

Tony

Szurek

(  -63)

Capt. B Flt Cmdr

Bob 'Animal'

Thomas*

early 60ís

Arranged 1st BIA Dinner

Kenneth Thomas   Polish
Benny Thompson (58-60) Air Police
Scott David Thornhill* (76-78) Rus, Mari, Dog, Sgt, 2/25/08
Joseph B. Thornton* (~55-56) SSgt Morse I/Op Det. D, 2002
Peter B. "Pete" Tolman (61-63) Thof, Able, Elint, Basketball, SSgt, North to Alaska, 11/13/10
James B. "Scooter" Van Scoter* (55-57) SSgt Morse I/Op Det. D, Basketball Team, 1990
Charles Richard Walk (55-56) SSgt Morse I/Op Det D, 10/23/13, age 79
John Wallak (56-58) Comm Maint, Thof Basketball Champ / TX, Elec Engr, 2006

Charlie

Warren

(67-69)

Rus, Able

Lester B. 'Bert' Weber (56-58) Enid, OK, Det. 1 basketball team
Jim Wheatley late 50's Rus, NSA, Athlete, 2007
Emmitt Womack early 50's Polish, played basketball at Lackland & poss. w/ USAFE(?)
Earl Wroten (54-55)  
Jerry Wucher (83-85) Col., C.O. 6912th, 2004
Ray Yarbrough* (61-64/68-72) Rus, V/C on B at Thof / S&W on C and Day Supv. Posit at Mari, former AP, VA Counselor, 2009
Dan Yike (56-58) Rus, Det. D

* Names with an asterisk were BIA Members

Note:  The memberships of a few of these Fallen Eagles were activated by current members as a tribute to their departed friends and associates:
Col. Lewis Chapman by CMSgt Bobby Hughes
CMSgt Stu Engbretson by Col. Bill Ballard
Sgt. Bob Holmes and Dave Miller by Phil Adams
Sgt's Rodger McGlone, Paul Nemeth, Bob Pille, Joseph Thornton and James Van Scoter by Gene Graham
Sgt's Charlie Reid and Al Roncari by MSgt John Ferris
Sgt Scott David Thornhill by Sgt Gary Garrison

Thanks to those who helped fill in the blanks.