Air Station - Labrador, Canada
641st AC&W Squadron/U.S.A.F./C.A.F
Comments Page - (Anthony J. Gagliano)
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(The following comments and photos are from Anthony J. Gagliano, Sr.. Since Anthony (Tony) Gagliano and I are of Italian heritage, with similar sounding last names, we were sometimes mistaken for each other by others at Melville, but only by name, not by sight! Tony was a Staff Sergeant (promoted to Tech Sergeant while at Melville), while I was a very young A2C troop. Tony assisted me as well as others in working out in the Weight Room, and providing fatherly advice to enhance our lives.) Here are Anthony's comments:
at Melville AFS from Jan
1965 to Jan 1966. It was a great assignment. I had been at Keesler AFB
in Biloxi, Mississippi for the previous six years prior to going remote
to Melville. It just so happened that I had been an Electronics
Instructor at Keesler and had been teaching the Sets portion of all of
the Radar Equipment installed at Melville at that time. I loved the
assignment there. I was right at home with the equipment. Some of
which, I had developed the Training Courses for teaching the Radar
Ancilliary equipment to students during the Sets portion of their Radar
training. It was at Melville that I quit smoking and became a heavy
weight lifter. It was a great change in my life. I always made good use
of the weight room that was available at the Radar Site. I attribute my
present good physical condition to the one year I spent at Melville. I
was also the Theatre Projectionist and the Mechanic for the NCO Club
for the two vehicles we had to go up and down the hill. I would like to
get in touch with the guys that were at Melville in the 1965-66 time
period. Some of you, from that time period, may remember guys like Jim
Emory, Herb Struss and Wayne Lake to name a few. You may be interested
in seeing the Web Site for the 401st TFW Reunion Association I created
in 1987. It is: http://bellsouthpwp.net/g/a/gagliant/.
Check it out."
1. SSgt Gagliano
At Melville Air Force Radar Station, Labrador 1965.
2. SSgt Jim Emory & SSgt Anthony Gagliano at Melville AFS Goose Bay, Lab 1965.
3. A1C Harry Bushy, SSgt Jim Emory & SSgt Anthony Gagliano at Melville AFS Goose Bay, Lab 1965.
4. SMSgt. Wayne Lake's home & son, SSgt. Roger Henn, SSgt. Gagliano, SSgt. Jim Emory - Goose AB, 1965.
5. SSgt Gagliano At Melville Air Force Radar Station, Labrador 1965.
6. SSgt Anthony J. Gagliano Sr at Goose Bay, Labrador 1965.
7. Jim Emory & Jerry Conklin at Melville AFS Goose Bay, Labrador 1965.
8. SSgt Gagliano At Melville Air Force Radar Station, Labrador 1965.
9. SSgt Gagliano At Melville Air Force Radar Station, Labrador 1965.
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