Special Visitors to NAFBM
Ginny Driggs wife of Lt. Col. Dan Driggs and grandson visited the NAFB Museum to donate historical photos at Norton. Dan was assigned to the 14th and then to the 15th. He first got here in 78’ and finally left in 86".
Jason Herrera and family visited the NAFB Museum from Az. He was surprised to see his co-worked from Troop Support Billy Mitchel working at the museum. Jason was at Norton from 88’ to 94’. Billy was showing the certificate of appreciation they got for receiving a Laudatory during an inspection. They were talking about the section going fishing and they stopped by IN-Flt to pick-up their lunches. Those were good times.
Steven Bisset of Nevada came to the NAFB Museum on May 21st. Steven was with the 2193rd Comm Sq 68'-70'. It was interesting talking with him about the radios.
Two more APS members showed up today at the NAFB Museum. Charles Eldridge from Cerritos and Roger Waller from Torrance, CA. They have been friends from 1973 when they joined the Reserve APS. They retired in year 2000. Charles says he can fix us up with his chem suit. He was going to throw it out but then he thought we might take it. So, we will have a chem suit for display. It was a good time talking with them about Norton and life in retirement.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Medrano from Redlands dropped in to the NAFB Museum on April 16, 2022. Dennis was a crew chief on the B-52s at Mather AFB. He spent many hours on alert status.
Jose Torres prior Army Paratrooper Platoon Sgt from Texas dropped in to the NAFB Museum on April 16th, 2022. He had a lot of stories jumping off the C-141. To identify the new personnel, he had them put a red marker on top of their helmets. They were nick-named "Cherry Boys". He would also do the fake barf routine on them too. Today he flies corporate jets to the San Berdo Airport.
Charles Kinnear from the 68th AES visited the NAFB Museum on May 5th, 2022. He served as a medic from 85’-92’. It was a pleasure having Charles visit the museum. His daughter Donna was helping him thru the museum.
Jim Scherfenburg from Security Police Sqdr visited the NAFB Museum on May 5th, 2022. Jim served at Norton 90’-91’. He dropped in to donate his Desert Storm uniform. He is now retired and lives in San Berdo. We invited him to join us at the museum as a docent.
Veteran John Medlin (right) stops at a section of the Berlin Wall while being given a tour of the Norton Air Force Base Museum on Sunday, Nov. 1, the 50th anniversary of his homecoming from the Vietnam War.
Navy WW II Veteran visited the Norton AFB Museum and Veterans Memorial on “D” Day, June 6th 2019 Pictured admiring the section of the Berlin Wall in the Memorial Area is Calvin Willis, wife Pat, with Museum Docent Gail Edwards.
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