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Uncategorized - Aug 5,2018

THE PRIMARY PURPOSE of this web is to call attention to conditions in the United States that are terribly wrong, and suggest possible ways to make improvements.

If you don't get anything else from this website, at least get The China Study.

See the Health Notes page.

A SECONDARY PURPOSE is to share some memories that I treasure, both good and bad, in the hope that others may find benefit or pleasure.

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Health Notes and References

Health, Diet, Environment - Aug 5,2018

To give some background and why this subject is so important to me, I have always had health problems of one sort or another.  The most serious was a severe case of hepatitis in 1971, followed by cancer in 1972. I had no treatment for the hepatitis; it just cleared up by itself.  I had surgery and an initial round of chemotherapy for the cancer, but refused the rest of the planned chemotherapy, in favor…

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First Tour of Duty as Flight Instructor

Air Force Days - Aug 29,2018

Reciprocating Engines: T-6, T-28 and B-25
Reese Air Force Base, Lubbock, Texas

After completing Flight Instructor School at Craig AFB, Selma, Alabama in 1952, I was assigned to Reese, which is where I had received a lot of my own training. New instructors would first be assigned to fly with students in the T-6. The students got about 40 or 50 hours more flying time in the…

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Flying for the Air Force Navigator School

Air Force Days - Aug 23,2018

FIRST ASSIGNMENT AS A PILOT
  B-25 and C-47 - Years 1951-52

My first assignment after pilot training was to Ellington AFB, south of Houston, Texas, as a "mission pilot."  I was there for about 18 months beginning in November, 1950.  Then I was sent to instructor pilot training at Craig AFB, Selma, Alabama and from there back to Reese as a flight instructor. Ellington was a navigator training base.  They were using B-25's…

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Pilot Training with the T-6 and B-25

Air Force Days - Aug 23,2018

Air Force Pilot Training
Class of 50F

During the '50s the US Air Force was training a lot of pilots in a one-year program. There were lots of training bases and lots of classes at each base. The Class of 50F was the sixth class to graduate in 1950. For the first six months (called primary training) I was stationed at Perrin AFB, Sherman, Texas, which is about 50 miles north of Dallas, then finished up…

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