Monday, February 7, 2011


Well its not exactly a letter but it is very sweet and commemorative of an era!   
Feb 9 1951 (to be exact.)
To:  Headquarters, 98th bombardent group GP (M)
343,344,345th bombardment squadron
and the 98th support squadron 
A Farewell Bust

The privelege of being your commander is one which I shall cherish for along time to come. The superior cooperation given by all of you has been a prime factor in the compiling of an enviable record. 
My best wishes for a happy and successful future go with you.
Richard Carmichael Colonel, USAF commanding

For your entertainment and pleasure the committe presents a Cowboy Band of Renown playing your favorite cowboy tunes from 1300-1630 hours.
At 1630 the Top Three Club Swing Band plus a gala FLoor Show featuring the Yokoi Family and their internationally famous Bicycle Act.

Southern Fried Chicken
Baked Virginia Ham
Baked Beans 
Potatoe Salad
Combination salad
Cold Meats
Olives and Pickles
For liquid refreshment your favorite stateside.......BEER

my dad was 23 years old.

1 comment:

Junebug Furniture and Design said...

Hi Sis! I love this article. Dad was a pretty amazing person. Wasn't he in a southern way??

See you soon.

Hugs, Glad