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2872nd  ~  Photo Page

Roger Wyatt outside of barracks at Torrejon AFB, Madrid, Spain

Roger Wyatt & Harry Poteet arriving in Spain (circa 1960)

Roger Wyatt

Power Supply Units

Single Side Band Transmitter

Roger Wyatt

Roger Wyatt “working” at the Wheelus AFB, Beach

Beach at Wheelus AFB, Libya

1962 Christmas Eve Party - Torrejon AB, Spain

1962 Christmas Eve Party - Torrejon AB, Spain

2872nd GEEIA Squadron Day Room - Torrejon AB, Spain - February 23, 1962

Seated L-R: Maquire, Mawyer, Hedge, Doty, & Bridgewater

Standing L-R: Unknown, Beattie, Faulkner, Finley, Phillips, Brown, Wood & Dunfe

1962 Christmas Eve Party - Torrejon AB, Spain

John Hutchison playing the guitar at the 1962 Christmas Eve Party - Torrejon AB, Spain

Some members of the 2872nd GEEIA (circa 1963)

Guy “Heavy Duty” Roberts (left) and unknown friend (Circa 1962-63)

Bill Phalen (left) and Roger Wyatt in Madrid’s Valley of the Fallen (Circa 1962-63)

Roger Wyatt with his DKW in Spain (Circa 1961).

Note the five “Peanuts” dolls visible in the read window.  They always “rode” with Roger, and he still has them today.

Tom Conklin standing by Bill Phalen’s MG (circa 1963)

(Far to near): Wyatt (with hat), Brown, Martinez, Roberts (with hat), Pickard, Phalen, Bruno, and Sgt Davis.

A 2872nd GEEIA team sitting on a luggage inspection counter in the Istanbul Airport waiting for equipment clearance on a 1962 trip to Incirlik AFB..

The next six photos are of these airmen ---

  • A3C James Deni
  • A2C Donald Dunkle
  • S/Sgt Ronald Grant
  • A2C Lee Henderson
  • A2C John “Hutch” Hutchinson
  • A1C Nicola (Nick) --- Webmaster Note:  What was his first name?
  • A2C Dale Ohl
  • A1C Harrison “Jim” Shively

They were in Turkey to work at the Cigli AFB.  They stayed in the Atlas Hotel, Izmir, Turkey because there were no quarters for them at the airbase.

A2C Lee Henderson standing in front of the Atlas Hotel in Izmir, Turkey, November 1962.

A2C John (Hutch) Hutchinson can be see Inside the doorway.

The individual sitting on the steps was not identified.

Left - A1C Harrison “Jim” Shively.

Right:  A2C Donald Dunkle.

They were installing equipment in the control tower at the Cigli AFB, Turkey in January 1963.

A2C Dale Ohl working in the control tower of Cigli AFB, Turkey in January 1963.

A2C Dale Ohl in the Atlas Hotel, Izmir, Turkey January  1963.

Left to right:  Unknown airman, A3C James Deni and A2C Leland (Lee) Henderson  at the Atlas Hotel, Izmir, Turkey January  1963.

Left to right:   A2C Lee Henderson, A3C James Deni, A1C Nicola (Nick) and SSgt Ronald Grant (TC).

They were going to work at the Cigli AFB, Turkey.