L: Starting this page is a photo of Bob Evans, actually standing still, next to the “Soaring Falcon” Memorial, now completed except for the engraved granite slabs to be placed around its base. R: Chip Phillips hard at work on his laptop computer in the rec-hall.
L: Gus Kilthau cooking up more chili dogs while some of the “hungries” are digging in. R: More of those “hungries” waiting for their chili dogs. The office staff in the park’s recreation building soon made the cooking move to the center of the big parking lot because of all of the BBQ pit smoke.
L: You are not gtoing to buy very much at this Base Exchange - not in 2003, anyway. R: Seneca Lake from down past “E” area.
L: From the parking lot of the “Holiday Inn,” Waterloo, New York, unofficial HQ for many of the reunion activities (banquet, hospitality room, and, of course, sleeping rooms) R: Bob Evans posed amid the many, many memorial bricks now installed at the museum
L: Some of the SampsonVets crowd in Jim and Georgia’s Diner at the annual “Sampson PalTalk Air Crew” SOS Breakfast inOvid, New York. R: More of the SampsonVets at the SOS Breakfast. Georgia, big boss of Jim and Georgia’s Diner is at the centerr-left with the apron.
L: More SampsonVets at the SOS Breakfast R: Now full of great SOS, the SampsonVets gather on the sidewalk outside Jum and Georgia’s Diner
L: Relaxing at the swimming pool of the Holiday Inn in Waterloo, New York The F16 simulator donated to the SampsonVets museum by the NYANG located in Syracuse, NY
Both photos: Inside of the park’s recreation building for the annual business meeting and barbecue
L:”You can bet that we can still get into formation and march - just like 60 years ago. R: Look out, folks ! Here they come again. Don’t let any of them fall on top of you.