Chuck Ewing

[25 SEP 1929 - E2 - 20469]



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Barbara Ewing - Anne Malone - Carole Buchwald - Dan Malone - Doc Dorough - Chuck Ewing - Don Buchwald - Donna Ludwig - Jan Brown - Dan Ludwig - Sherry Welter [NOV 2016 SEVA Lunch]



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Chuck Ewing - Dan Ludwig - Don Buchwald - Dan Malone - Barbara Ewing - Doc
Dorough - Anne Malone - Carole Buchwald - Donna Ludwig [SEP 2016 SEVA Lunch]



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Sherry Welter - Doc Dorough - Norm Blahuta - Dan Ludwig - Chuck Ewing - Dan and Anne Malone - Don and Carole Buchwald - Barb Blahuta - Donna Ludwig - Barbara Ewing [AUG 2016 SEVA Lunch]



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Don and Carole Buchwald - Dan and Donna Ludwig - Anne and Dan Malone -
Barbara Ewing - Doc Dorough - Chuck Ewing [SEVA Lunch - FEB 2016]



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Barbara Ewing - Ted Livesay - Donna Ludwig - Sherry Welter - Anne and Dan Malone - Chuck Ewing - Dan Ludwig - Doc Dorough - Marie Livesay [SEVA Lunch - SEP 2015]



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Chuck Ewing and Dan Ludwig
[Chuck's 86th birthday - SEP 2015]



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Carole and Don Buchwald - Anne and Dan Malone - Barbara and
Chuck Ewing - Ted and Marie Livesay [SEVA Lunch - AUG 2015]



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Don Buchwald - Donna Ludwig - Carole Buchwald - Barbara Ewing - Dan and Anne Malone - Sherry Welter - Marie and Ted Livesay - Chuck Ewing - Dan Ludwig [SEVA Lunch - JUN 2015]



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Dan Ludwig - Doc Dorough - Dan and Anne Malone - Barbara Ewing - Donna Ludwig - Carol and Don Buchwald - Chuck Ewing [SEVA Lunch - MAR 2015]



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Dan Ludwig - Chuck Ewing - Dan Malone - Doc Dorough - Barbara Ewing - Anne Malone - Carole Buchwald - Don Buchwald - Donna Ludwig [SEVA Lunch - OCT 2014



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Marie and Ted Livesay - Chuck Ewing - Doc Dorough - Don and Carole Buchwald - Barbara Ewing - Anne and Dan Malone [SEVA Lunch - AUG 2014]



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Donna Ludwig - Carole Buchwald - Chuck and Barbara Ewing - Dan and Anne Malone - Don Buchwald - Dan Ludwig [SEVA Lunch - JUL 2014]



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Ted and Marie Livesay - Chuck Ewing - Dan Malone - Don and Carole Buchwald - Dan Ludwig - Anne Malone - Barbara Ewing - Donna Ludwig [SEVA Lunch - AUG 2013]



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Anne Malone - Barbara Ewing - Dan Troyan - Chuck Ewing - Bob Deardorff - Dan Malone - Carole Buchwald - Pat and Jim Ryan - Don Buchwald [SEVA Lunch - FEB 2013]



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Front row: Dan Malone - Donna Ludwig - Marie Livesay - Middle row: Dan Ludwig - Carole Buchwald - Barbara Ewing - Anne Malone - Sherry Welter - Back Row: Don Buchwald - Ted Livesay - Jim Ryan - Chuck Ewing [SEVA Lunch - DEC 2012]



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Jim Ryan - Anne Malone - Dan and Donna Ludwig - Barbara Ewing - Dan Malone - Chuck Ewing - Ted and Marie Livesay - Pat Ryan [SEVA Lunch - SEP 2012]



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Dan and Anne Malone - Carole and Don Buchwald - Dan Troyan - Doc Dorough - Bob Deardorff - Chuck and Barbara Ewing [SEVA Lunch - AUG 2012]



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Doc Dorough - Dan Troyan - Chuck Ewing
[Beast Roommates - JUL 2012]



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Barbara Ewing - Donna and Dan Ludwig - Pat Ryan - Anne and Dan Malone - Doc Dorough - Don and Carole Buchwald - Pat Ryan - Bob Deardorff - Dan Troyan - Chuck Ewing [SEVA Lunch - JUL 2012]



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Barbara Ewing - Dan and Anne Malone - Doc Dorough - Ted Livesay - Dan and Donna Ludwig - Carole and Don Buchwald - Chuck Ewing [SEVA Lunch - MAY 2012]



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Barbara and Chuck Ewing - Sherry Welter
[SEVA Lunch - FEB 2012]



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Dan Malone - Marie and Ted Livesay - Don and Carole Buchwald - Donna and Dan Ludwig - Sherry Welter - Anne Malone - Chuck Ewing - seated: Barbara Ewing and Susan Livesay (daughter) [SEP 2011 SEVA]



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Chuck Ewing - Dan Ludwig - Don Buchwald -
Dan Malone - Ted Livesay [SEP 2011 SEVA]



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Standing: Chuck Ewing - Bill and Pat Lucas - Jim Ryan - Anne Malone - Donna and Dan Ludwig - Barbara Ewing - Ted Livesay - Seated: Pat Ryan - Marie Livesay - Dan Malone [SEVA Lunch - JUL 2011]



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Pat and Jim Ryan - Helga and Bob Hinrichs - Anne and Dan
Malone - Barbara and Chuck Ewing [SEVA Lunch - JUN 2011]



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Pat and Jim Ryan - Don and Carole Buchwald - Dan Malone - Dan and Donna Ludwig - Chuck Ewing - Doc Dorough - Barbara Ewing [SEVA Lunch - JAN 2011]



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Pat Ryan (photog missed her) - Anne Malone - Carole Buchwald - Jim Ryan - Don Buchwald - Dan Malone - Chuck and Barbara Ewing [SEVA Lunch - NOV 2010]



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Barbara and Chuck Ewing - Dan Troyan
[Chuck Roades Funeral - AUG 2010]



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Dan and Donna Ludwig - Pat and Jim Ryan - Barbara and Chuck Ewing - Marie and Ted Livesay - Pat and Luke Lucas - Anne and Dan Malone [SEVA Lunch - JUN 2010]



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Celia and Mike Gallup - Chuck and Barbara Ewing - Anna Axup - Brownie Pemberton - Bill Axup - Dave Pemberton - Jessie Chikalla - Dan and Yvette Troyan [E-2: 55th Reunion]



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Fred Pirkey - Ute and Jim Bergen - Chuck Ewing
[55th Reunion - May 2010]



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Chuck Ewing and Tom Phillips
[55th Reunion - May 2010]



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E-2: Axup's - Pemberton's - Ewing's - Gallup's - Jessie Chikalla -
Dan and Danielle Troyan [55th Reunion - May 2010]



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? and Chuck Ewing
[55th Reunion - May 2010]



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Barbara Ewing and Bill Axup
[55th Reunion - May 2010]



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Donna Ludwig - Anne Malone - Carole Buchwald - Dan Malone - Barbara Ewing - Dan Ludwig - Chuck Ewing - Don Buchwald - Jim and Pat Ryan [SEVA Lunch - MAR 2010]



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Dan Ludwig - Chuck Ewing - Don Buchwald - Jim and Pat Ryan - Donna Ludwig - Anne Malone - Carole Buchwald - Dan Malone - Barbara Ewing [SEVA Lunch - MAR 2010]



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Ted Livesay - Dan Ludwig - Doc Dorough - Anne Malone - Marie Livesay - Pat and Jim Ryan - Barbara Ewing - Carole Buchwald - Chuck Ewing (hiding) - Dan Malone - Don Buchwald [SEVA Lunch - OCT 2009]



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Dan Malone - Don Buchwald - Jim Ryan - Ted Livesay -
Chuck Ewing [SEVA Lunch - SEP 2009]



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Dan Malone - Don Buchwald - Chuck Ewing - Dan Ludwig -
Ted Livesay - Doc Dorough [SEVA Lunch - AUG 2009]



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Chuck Ewing and Dan Troyan
[Bill Welter Funeral - MAR 2009]



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Dorough - Jim Ryan - Malone - Ewing
[SEVA Lunch - MAR 2009]



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Welter - Buchwald - Ewing - Malone - Lucas - Jim Ryan -
Ludwig [SEVA Lunch - JAN 2009]



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Welter - Barbara Ewing - Jim and Pat Ryan - Sherry Welter - Donna and Dan Ludwig - Marie and Ted Livesay - Anne and Dan Malone - Ewing [SEVA Lunch - DEC 2008]



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Dorough - Troyan - Ewing
[Beast Barracks Roommates - OCT 2008]



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Welter - West - Donna Ludwig - Dorough - Sherry Welter - Elaine West - Barbara Ewing - Pat and Jim Ryan - Ewing - Buchwald - McCulla - Carole Buchwald - Ludwig - Joan McCulla - Troyan - Anne and Dan Malone - Marie and Ted Livesay (not shown: Bob Deardorff) [SEVA Lunch - OCT 2008]



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Troyan - Gallup - Pemberton - Ewing -
C. Johnson [West Point - AUG 2008]



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Don and Carole Buchwald - Dan and Donna Ludwig - Barbara Ewing - Ted Livesay - Chuck Ewing - Dan Malone - Pat and Jim Ryan - Anne Malone - Marie Livesay [SEVA Lunch - AUG 2008]



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Pemberton - Gallup - Jessie Chikalla -
Ewing - Troyan [West Point - AUG 2008]



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Ewing - Lucas - Jim Ryan - Buchwald - Malone -
Ludwig - Dorough [SEVA Lunch - JUL 2008]



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Ewing - Welter - Pat Ryan - Marie Livesay - Dan and Anne Malone - Livesay - Barbara Ewing - Bob and Helga Hinrichs - Mike Hinrichs - Ryan [SEVA Lunch - JUN 2008]



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Dorough - Ryan - Malone - Ludwig - Buchwald -
Livesay - Ewing [SEVA Lunch - MAY 2008]



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Welter - Ewing - Buchwald - Ryan - Dorough - Malone
[SEVA Lunch - MAR 2008]



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Welter - Ewing - Malone - Sherry Welter - Barbara Ewing - Anne Malone - Marie Livesay - Pat and Jim Ryan - Livesay [DEC 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Dan Ludwig - Dan Malone - Chuck Ewing - Bill Welter
[NOV 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Don and Carole Buchwald - Bill Welter - Barbara and Chuck Ewing - Pat and Jim Ryan - Anne and Dan Malone - Pop Warner - Sherry Welter [JUN 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Ewing - Livesay - Welter - Dorough - Jim Ryan - Buchwald -
Malone [MAY 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Ludwig - Buchwald - Welter - Malone - Dorough -
Jim Ryan - Ewing [APR 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Ewing - Jim Ryan - Pop Warner - Buchwald - Ludwig -
Malone - Welter [MAR 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Ludwig - Carole Buchwald - Anne Malone - Bill and Sherry Welter - Barbara Ewing - Jim and Pat Ryan - Malone - Norma Auer - Ewing - Donna Ludwig - Auer - Buchwald [FEB 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Ewing - Malone - Dorough
[JUL 2006]



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Dorough - Welter - Malone - Jim Ryan - Ewing
[MAY 2006]



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Pat and Jim Ryan - Anne and Dan Malone -
Barbara Ewing - Bill Welter [FEB 2006]



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Jim Ryan - Anne M - Welter - Dorough - Sherry W -
Barbara E - Ewing - Pat R - Malone [DEC 2005]



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Ewing - Jim Ryan - Malone - Welter -
Dorough [AUG 2005]



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Ewing - Welter - Malone - Jim Ryan
[JUN 2005]



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[50th Reunion Bio]



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Chuck and Barbara Ewing - Chick
and Jessie Chikalla [50th Reunion]



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Sitting: Bill and Anna Axup - Dave and Brownie Pemberton - Mike and Celia Gallup - Standing: Chick and Jessie Chikalla - Barbara and Chuck Ewing [50th Reunion]



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Barbara and Chuck Ewing
[50th Reunion]



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Anna and Bill Axup - Barbara and Chuck Ewing
[50th Reunion]



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Chuck and Barbara Ewing - Bill and Corry May - Woody and Sharon Black - McAuslan x55 - Bill and Anna Axup - Chick and Jessie Chikalla - Mike and Celia Gallup [E-2: 50th Reunion]



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Sherry Welter - Wing - Barbara Ewing - Gersitz
Sheila Wing - Ewing - Sally Gersitz [MAY 2005]



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Welter - Wing - Ewing - Gersitz
[MAY 2005]



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Sherry Welter - Wing - Barbara Ewing - Gersitz -
Sheila Wing - Welter - Sally Gersitz [MAY 2005]



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Welter - Ewing - Malone - Jim Ryan
[FEB 2005 SEVA Lunch]



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Ewing - Malone - Welter
[JAN 2005 SEVA Lunch]



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Pew 2: McNerney - Pew 3: Goldstein - Gay - McNair - Pew 4: Russell - McCulla - Pew 5: Ewing - Bergen - Pew6: Rich Miller [John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Russell - Ewing - McCulla - Sloan - Rich Miller -
Bergen - McNair [5 JAN 2005]



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Roades - Bergen - Goldstein - McCulla - Russell - Gay -
Rich Miller - Ewing [John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Welter - Ewing - Schepps
[John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Front: Ewing - Anne Malone - Jovana Zaborowski - Sherry Welter - Jane Zaborowski - David Zaborowski - Pat Ryan - Jim Ryan - Barb Ewing - Liz Zaborowski - Mike Zaborowski - Back: Malone - Welter - Dorough - Zaborowski [DEC 2004]



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Welter - Ewing - Drummond - Dorough - Malone
[Bulldog's Bachelor Party - NOV 2004]



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Dorough - Ewing - Jim Ryan - Malone - Welter
[SEP 2004]



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Dorough - Malone - Hinrichs -
Welter - Ewing [SEP 2004]



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Jim Ryan - Ewing - Welter - Dorough - Malone
[AUG 2004]



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Ewing - Welter - Dorough - Malone
[APR 2003]



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Dorough - Drummond - Ewing - Welter - Lucas -
Robertson - Malone - Jim Ryan [MAY 2003]



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Bundren - Drummond - Sloan's son - Ewing
[JUL 2002]



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Auer - Bliss - Ordway - Ewing
[1991]



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[25th Reunion - 1980]

Row 10: Bergen - Cathey - Chapman - Gamble - Todd Graham - Don Smith - ? - Polly - McCloskey - Row 9: Blitch - Secord - Jim Ryan - Wing - ? - Row 8: ? - Matuszak - Wayne Smith - ? - Fleeger - Lynn - Joe Franklin - Charlie Johnson - Gunderson - Row 7: Regnier - ? - Reed - Stone - Herren - Weaver - Matteson - Hayes - ? - Enslow - Cliff Jones - ? - Reid - Feagin - Row 6: Wargowsky - Lichtenberg - Sanderson - Baker - Dienst - McCullough - Schick - Ludwig - Soper - Bean - Shideler - Lenio - Pirkey - Row 5: Goldstein - Fralen - Le Cates - Meisenheimer - Wheeler - Horst - Whittaker ? - Cardillo - Page - Newton - Prater - Lucas - Row 4: ? - Sloan - Traut - Rich Miller - Hoeferkamp - Heye - ? - West - Bill Graham - Row 3: Andrews - Perkins - Gay - Pace - Olvey - Strati - Dugan - Jackson - Whtitaker ? - Ralph Henry - Gallup - Murray - Ewing - Fikaris - Row 2: Hornbarger - Al Edwards - Robinson - ? - Thorsen - Dickson - Vitty - Tom Phillips - Bill Anderson - Giddings - Jacobs - Dryer - Row 1: Bazilwich - Samos - Wray - Trobaugh - Brokenshire - Bossert - Hagedorn - Walton - Poirier - Hasbrouck - LaFrenz - Nourse - Malooley



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Chuck Ewing receives congratulations for winning the Bundeswehr
Military Sports Achievement Award [DEC 1978]



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E-2 Firsties - 1st Row: Axup - Dorward - Lilly - Pheiff - Murray - Chikalla - 2nd Row: Hansell - Gallup - Pemberton - Troyan - Ewing - Black - 3rd Row: May - Hoeferkamp - Donaldson (CO) - Tebben - 4th Row: Seay - Shideler (Absent: York)



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1953 Goat Team
[Goats 13 - Engineers 7]

2nd Row: ? - Major "Irregardless" Smith - Stern - ? - Herren - Coleman - Dilts x55 - Wilkinson - Patton - Doyle - McGrevey - Ewing - ? - Strati - ? - C. Martin - ? - Steinman - Lowry - John Miller - West - Gunderson - Quinn - Whittaker - Napier - Pace - Nidever - 1st Row: Hall - Greer - Trobaugh - Woodruff x55 - Auger - Gransback - Nichols - W. Smith - George Smith x55 - C. Johnson



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Standing: Bill Axup and Mike Gallup - Middle: Bob Blitch on guitar - Chuck Ewing and Tony Hansell - Foreground (backs to camera): Skip Massey and Danny Dienst [CAMID - JUN 1953]



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Chuck Ewing
[c1952]



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

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How I got my appointment to West Point

My only connection to military service was my father's four years in the Army in WWII, so the academies never entered my head. My mother did the accounting for a local radio station, and one day in 1949 she had an appointment with her auditor. In the elevator going up to his office, a young lady who was a high school classmate of mine congratulated her on my appointment to West Point. When she mentioned the obvious case of mistaken identity to the auditor, he asked if she thought I'd be interested, and that started it.

After the usual hassle I got a first alternate appointment to the class of '54 from Senator Mundt (see Fleeger's account). Passed the entrance exams at Ft. Leavenworth and waited hopefully. The principal passed too, so no go with '54. But, in the usual order of things, having already qualified, I would be automatic for Sen Mundt's principal the next year. As Fleeger relates, the Senator got ambushed in the 1950 election, and I was out in the cold. I started from scratch, my only edge being that I had already passed the entrance exam, and I finally got a second alternate from Representative Lovre.

A couple of dragons were breathing on me. First off, I was over age; the class of '55 was the last shot for me, having done a year and a half at a local college, working part time at night. Then I worked another year full time to earn enough to do courses without the night work. My other concern was North Korea's invasion of the South in the summer of '50. The draft board was sure to scoop me up soon, but I had flying on the mind. If I got drafted, there was no way to get to aviation cadets, so I joined the Air Force in January 1951.

After basic training at Lackland, I found myself at the Armed Forces Special Weapons Project at Albuquerque's Sandia Base where I spent the next 2-1/2 months cooling my heels. My new classmates and I were waiting for a Q clearance to start courses at we knew not what. There weren't enough chores to keep us busy, so my duty for that whole time was to show up every third day for a stint on the reception desk at the BOQ.

Considering my second alternate slot, I had long since given up any delusions about getting to West Point On 1 July, I was lying on my bunk, fantasizing about the super secret stuff at Sandia and pilot training when I heard M/Sgt Rehak, the first sergeant, bellow my name from two floors down. I was to return a call from a U. S. Congressman, Rep. Lovre, of course, and the message was that the principal and first alternate had both failed. My first concern was whether I'd lose the slot if I didn't make the 3 July reporting date, and I surely wouldn't because clearing Sandia with all the security was a two day job, minimum, and probably more for a one-striper on foot.

Sgt Rehak was way ahead of me. He handed me the out-processing forms and tossed his car keys to my roommate with the guidance that he was to take me to each office and wait for me. His guidance for me was that if anyone delayed me or gave me any lip, I was to call him immediately. It was just after 11 AM and by 4 that afternoon I was cleared off. Rehak rammed through travel orders and had me on the way to the airport early next morning. So I made it on time, but I didn't march into West Point; I slid in, and I almost missed the bag.

The principal appointee who got the '54 slot was found in English plebe year.

Years later, I learned that the training at Sandia would have made me an atom bomb mechanic.

I never learned the name of the girl who started all this, but I said silent thanks when Ike shook my hand and handed me the diploma. She unknowingly set an aimless kid on a course for which he is abundantly grateful to this day.

Chuck Ewing
C11160E
29 July 2010


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Local Classmate Assistant (LCA) Information

Class Remembrance: Wreath

Preferred Charity:

American Legion, VFW, or any veteran's organization

Suggested LCA: Dan Troyan



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