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Updated: 9/23/2014

- Updated guest list for the reunion. Please don't wait until the last minute to sign up. The committee has to plan for food! If you've already signed up, but haven't paid, please do so ASAP. Thank you.

- NEW PAVE LOW Merchandise Store page.

- Job Network page updated.

PAVE LOW REUNION 2014 (EAST) 17-19 Oct
- CLICK HERE for details, REGISTRATION, and PAYMENT for the Reunion.
- Click here to see the Reunion Guest list.

The reunion will kick off with a group photo in front of 68-0928 in Hurlburt's Air Park.
A pig is being raised specifically Saturday night's BBQ dinner!
Let me know if you need help getting on base.
Click here for details on the motorcycle route.

Banquest Registration is open ($50) - Click here to register for the ACA Banquet (PAVE folks can sit together)
Click here to view the ACA Golf Tournament Flyer (17 Oct at 0800)

The ACA announced the 2014 Air Commando Hall of Fame inductees:
Col (ret) John Alvarez
CMSgt (ret) Randy Anderson
Congratulations to them. They will be inducted on 18 Oct 14 at the annual ACA banquet at the Emerald Coast Convention Center.

Date: Oct 17-18, 2014
Location: VFW Post 3280, 200 West Grand Ave. Clovis, NM 88101
Price: $12-$13 per meal (see advertisement)
RSVP: Contact Art Kennedy at 575-693-1059 or arthur.kennedy@lmco
Click here for all the details.

- Dan Calloway PAVE LOW Aerial Gunner
2 Oct at 1400CST
Hurlburt Field Soundside Club - Open bar and Hors d'oeuvres provided.

- Two great articles regarding health issues
1. New research links Iraq dust to ill soldiers
2. Iraq Dust is Respirable, Sharp, And Metal Laden

- Pave Low Duck Call (Quack Blaster) - Made by Chris Roberson (FB page)
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Available in Single Reed, Double Reed, or Wood Duck
Cocobolo barrel w/ clear acrylic insert, "QuckBlaster" logo, and MH-53 logo. Numbered 2 thru xx. Comes w/ black polish bag & clear acrylic stand.
Made to order for $100 shipped with a 30-45 day build time.
Send an email to with which reed (single, double or wood duck reed).
Paypal is prefered - Use email (

- has producing a hand carved mahagony MH-53 PAVE LOW.
Approx. $89 plus S&H (10% military discount)
To order, send email to


PAVE LOW Tribute Video (Courtesy of Chris Curtis)
Donate to the PAVE CAVE website!
Donations will be used to cover web hosting services.
Click here to view our Financial Statement.

The Official PAVE LOW history book
"On A Steel Horse I Ride" written by Darrel Whitcomb can be purchased by Non-DoD/Military/Retired personnel from the Air University (based on availability). Or, click here for the .pdf version.


John Grove Memorial
- Click here to visit Bless the Children's website.
Reaching out to our PAVE LOW family. John Grove's legacy lives on and not just in the PAVE LOW world. John helped fund "Bless the Children", an international organization helping the poorest children of the world who are living under extreme conditions. He did this with his own retirement check! After his passing, several other caring PAVE guys stepped in to help out.
In short, we're looking for annual donations in order to provide a minimum of $2000 a month for this organization.
With your help (en mass), this is easily achievable. Some have already chipped in $100/month, but with your lump sum or recurring donation of ANY amount, we can help keep John's legacy alive by helping these children.

- Task Force Omega (Lt Rich Van De Geer)
- USAF National Museum Virtual Tour (h/t Kevin Wilson)
- The National Archives (Veterans Service Records)
- Message from Steve Kelly (PAVE Pilot): Diagnosed w/ cancer in Oct '08 & beat it. Great insight & offer to help.
- Paul Treleven PAVE LOW Paintings (Click here)
- Unofficial Links
- Virtual tours of PAVE LOW 68-10357 at the USAF Museum
Click here for a virtual tour of the cockpit
Click here for a virtual tour of the cabin

Great Cause to Donate to:
The Air Commando Foundation is proudly raising funds in support of Gold Star Team Adventures (GSTA). GSTA provides adventure camps to the surviving youth of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty. These camps are designed to promote and enable healing, foster enduring relationships and develop character and leadership skills.
Your donation is tax deductible in accordance with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax ID: 59-3270780.
- Limited edition 18x24 prints by Bryan David Snuffer.
Price is $125 plus shipping.
If interested, email ( and provide shipping address.

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