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Submitted by: Paul Crawford

(Assigned to Ft. Shafter from June 1969 to June 1970)
This in response to a question concerning Unit Designation and if he knew Bob Winer

It was changed (from 89th Ord Company) to the GMMS just before or just after I arrived in Jun 69-If my memory serves me right. It was at Ft. Shafter, my wife and I lived in a government townhouse overlooking Honolulu and the harbor-It was a rough job but someone had to do it! I don't remember Bob (Winer), was he a msl/launcher technician? I worked in Ground Guidance with Jerry Clodfelter, and CWO Canup was there and SFC Richter but I can't remember anyone else's name. I don't know where SFC Richter is now but if you are out there Ronald, thank you for fixing my '67 GTO when it arrived in port-the rear brakes were non-op because the stevedores must have dropped it which severed the brake line running across the top of the rear differential-if I had not previously installed airbags there would have been more extensive damage. That's too bad because they were all very nice to us when we arrived, we had a super sponsor and everyone helped us get started - The Aloha spirit! One year in paradise.

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