More Spurs Check In:

14 October 2016:

Bear,

First, let me say thank you for the awesome website you’ve built. My name is Charles Bottom and I was a member of A Trp, 3/17 AC, 1970-1971, Dian, Quan Loi, and Lai Khe.

I noticed my name, and a couple others I can think of do not appear on the roster. I would, and I believe the others would also like to have our names added to the list, if possible. I can’t remember exact dates, but it was 1970-1971.

Please add the following names to the 3/17 roster:

Charles Bottom SP5 Seattle, WA   AH1-G Crew chief
Ron Beard SP5 San Bernadino, CA   UH-1 Crew chief
John Klingensmith SP5 Carbondale,  PA AH1-G Crew chief
Louie Knight SP5 Ogden, UT  Aircraft electrician

Note: 4 years ago, 42 years after serving together, a tight group of friends managed to get together for a reunion.  We’ve been getting together every year since. I’ve included a before and after picture of the group (see attachment below). We thought it might be interesting to post on the 3/17 website, maybe in Photo Gallery or the Blog, or wherever.

Thank you for your service and for remembering the Cav,

Charles (Charly) Bottom

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About Roger Young

Roger “Bear” Young served with the Silver Spurs as a Scout crew chief and Line Chief from Dec ’69 through Nov ’70. Upon his return to the “world” he served at Hunter AAF as a Cobra Periodic Inspection team leader. He founded the Spur website in Sept 1997.

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One Response to More Spurs Check In:

  1. avatar Bear says:

    I’ve passed this information to Charles Stutzman, who heads up our Spur Membership Roster -- Bear