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by Spanky
Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Naval aviation camp inspired by Space Camp
Replies: 2
Views: 2518

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by Spanky
Wed Sep 09, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Check this out..
Replies: 1
Views: 2177

Check this out..

by Spanky
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:45 pm
Forum: The Hab
Topic: Curious...Was first Space Academy Level II in 1987 or 1988?
Replies: 2
Views: 1603

No...the first SA Level II was in August 1987. I was in the second week of that. Atlantis was the orbiter, Freedom was the Space Station and the TCF was brand new. Enterprise was all white.
by Spanky
Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:19 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Paul Tibbets
Replies: 1
Views: 2858

Paul Tibbets

Pilot of plane that dropped A-bomb dies 11/1/2007, 5:01 p.m. ET By JULIE CARR SMYTH The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Paul Tibbets, who etched his mother's name — Enola Gay — into history on the nose of the B-29 bomber he flew to drop the atomic bomb over Hiroshima, died Thursday after six ...
by Spanky
Thu Jun 21, 2007 11:12 am
Forum: The Hab
Topic: 25 years ago today.....
Replies: 10
Views: 4969

You know Jason...I stand corrected. I guess it became a blur to me. I want to take this opportunity to thank you for reminding me of this. I think I remember seeing your young face there, right? Have a coke and a smile.........
by Spanky
Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: The Hab
Topic: 25 years ago today.....
Replies: 10
Views: 4969

25 years ago today.....

I remember it just like yesterday. 25 years ago today appox 120 kids were in the Outpost theater to graduate from the first week of Space Camp. Hard to believe it's been that long and has grown so much. Happy Birthday SC!!
by Spanky
Tue Apr 10, 2007 4:23 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Iron Gump
Replies: 301
Views: 92301

This team would fly their mission (not perfect) but good enough to win Red Flag. Hail the Grim Reapers....that was a great team. Please keep in mind, we are not condoning this behavior. In this time period, the Iranians had been a quite country and we were building real world scenarios for the kids ...
by Spanky
Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:40 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Iron Gump
Replies: 301
Views: 92301

traditional male Arab dress is a long white tunic, a sleeveless cloak and a distinctive headcloth. The tunic is loose fitting, allowing air to circulate, preventing sweat from evaporating too quickly and slowing dehydration in hot, dry air (NEEDED FOR THE HOT ALABAMA AIR AND HUMIDITY). The team had ...
by Spanky
Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:25 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Iron Gump
Replies: 301
Views: 92301

Ok.....we continue.....when we last left our intreipd warriors, they were preparing to fly for the Iranian Air Force. As I was sending the team off to prepare for their briefing, we ran into my partner in crime.....JOKER!!! The questioned as to what they should do for their briefing. We gave them so...
by Spanky
Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:45 am
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Iron Gump
Replies: 301
Views: 92301

We were to fly the mighty F-14 Tomcat for...... The Imperial Iranian Air Force.....WHAT YOU SAY!!!! I can't believe this. So I turned to my team of intrepid young warriors and informed them that would would strike fear into the hearts of the infidels of the "Great Satan" (Keep in mind...th...
by Spanky
Fri Mar 30, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Iron Gump
Replies: 301
Views: 92301

As the week progressed we worked hard in the sims, developing our ACM ATC deliveries. I felt like they worked hard to be the best team in camp. They were motivated, teflon coated and rocket propelled. They were adopted by my fellow counselors Joker and Gordo (the best friends a person could have). W...
by Spanky
Fri Mar 30, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: The Hab
Topic: Alumni Camps Whos going and when?
Replies: 165
Views: 62690

Well, I am seriously looking at it. It will be my 25th Anniversary of going to camp.
by Spanky
Fri Mar 30, 2007 1:57 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: AC First Year alumni
Replies: 10
Views: 5056

BTW....what's the difference between the Cub Scouts and the Army?
by Spanky
Fri Mar 30, 2007 1:56 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Iron Gump
Replies: 301
Views: 92301

OK....to begin the stroy of the "Raghead" Squadron......... This was my second team as a M3 counselor in 1996. They were truly a great team and worked well together. Hindsight.....they worked a little to well together...:) I picked the Grim Reapers up on Sunday with their night team leader...
by Spanky
Fri Mar 30, 2007 1:49 pm
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Top Gun
Replies: 23
Views: 11725

You are right, you do see alot of the "Top Gun" influance at AC. The reson was Ed Buckbee. He is the former Executive Director of the USSRC and the driving force behind SC and AC. He was a PR guy for NASA back in the 60's and saw the influence the military had on the astronaut corps. Most ...
by Spanky
Thu Mar 29, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Iron Gump
Replies: 301
Views: 92301

Have we discussed (in detail) the "Raghead" squadron?
by Spanky
Thu Mar 29, 2007 11:02 am
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Iron Gump
Replies: 301
Views: 92301

I had forgotten about that one. How about the mission when the team (forgot which one) takes off from the carrier (old M3 sims in the bubble), one crew crashes off the deck, Black Knigth steps in and flys in formation with the team as they begin their CAP. Flight lead calls out for a check and ALL a...
by Spanky
Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: AC First Year alumni
Replies: 10
Views: 5056

I AM NOT A F-4 "NUT".....I'm a connoisseur!!!

The fact that I am well versed in the care and feeding of McAir's greates fighter of all times is of no major concern to Sandrat.....he thinks the M1A1 is the greatest thing since soap on a rope. Typical army tread head!!
by Spanky
Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Feds Seize F-14s From Museum, 'JAG' TV Producers
Replies: 4
Views: 2844

Anyone want to debate that one!?!?!?!
by Spanky
Mon Mar 05, 2007 10:13 am
Forum: The Barracks
Topic: Pictures...
Replies: 2
Views: 2327

What is the difference between the Cub Scouts and the military? Bzzzzzt! Cub Scouts don't have heavy artillery!

Make sure you point that in the right direction. Hope you are well Saftey!!

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