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David Buddenhagen David Buddenhagen from Okeechobee, fl wrote on November 20, 2017 at 8:49 am:
Any radiomen from Operation
Deep Freeze 1961,1962 or 1963..
email is:
[email protected]
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello David,
Thanks for checking in on the guest book.
Looking for anybody in particular, I might be able to help.
We have over 1200 members in the OAE Association. Might be one or 2 you know from that era.
I wintered over 74/75 and the radiomen that I remember were Billy Baker and John West. Billy Baker wintered over several times.
If your interested in receiving a membership packet with some goodies in it.
Send me your physical address and i will get a packet out to you.

Gabby
Dave Dubois Dave Dubois from North Berwick wrote on September 25, 2017 at 7:16 pm:
Ken Saxman UTi passed away on Sept 2017, not Sept 1917. Sorry about error in year.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Thanks Dave,
Got it and passed it on to Billy Baker for action.

Gabby
David Dubois David Dubois from North Berwick wrote on September 23, 2017 at 4:43 pm:
One of the 1972-73 crew has passed away Sept 1917. UT1 Ken Saxman who wintered at the Pole in 1973.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Thanks David,
I will pass the information on over top Billy Baker.

Gabby
Jim Bartley. EM2 Jim Bartley. EM2 from Cle Elum, Wa wrote on August 16, 2017 at 6:31 pm:
Great to see the guestbook revived.
Anyone out there spend any time in the tunnels of Byrd Station during 1964/65?
This was the time Carl Disch wandered off and was never found
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Jim,
Thanks for dropping by and leaving a message.

Gabby
robert robert from mcgowin wrote on July 28, 2017 at 4:42 am:
Just a shout out to VX-6 '60 & '61 members.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Robert,
Thanks for dropping by.
Gabby
Bob Titus Bob Titus from Reno, NV wrote on July 24, 2017 at 4:11 pm:
Would like to hear from any of the cadre who was at Hallett station during DEEP FREEZE 60-61
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi Bob,
Thanks for checking in.
Gabby
Jimmy Mann Jimmy Mann from Baxley wrote on July 21, 2017 at 12:18 pm:
I wintered over with VX-6 Deepfreeze 3 at mc-murdo
hope to see every one in Jacksonvill
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Jimmy,
Thanks for checking in, always great to see some OAE's drop by
Gabby
Walter James Walter James from Hyde Park wrote on July 21, 2017 at 10:24 am:
I haven't heard a lot about CBMU 201. Anyone still around? Decommissioned in 1971 I believe. I was assigned there in 1969.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi Walter,
Thanks for checking in,
You might look on Facebook and search for CBS before 1985.
Many CBS hang out on Faceboo

Gabby
fellow cb mcb 9 and 10 - 1967-1969
Bob McCauley Bob McCauley from Las Vegas wrote on July 21, 2017 at 6:52 am:
Thank you OAEA for posting our Puckered Penguins (VX/VXE-6 Only) biennial Reunion in Las Vegas NV Sept 25-28 2017 and showing our link to the registration information www.puckeredpenguins.org
Looking forward to seeing some old penguins and will notify all our "Airdales" about your San Antonio 9-11 May 2018 Biennial OAEA reunion.
Again thanks to Billy Ace
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi Bob,
Passed this on to Billy Baker.
Thanks for dropping by
Gabby
Edward Vaughan Edward Vaughan from Falls Church, VA wrote on July 21, 2017 at 4:50 am:
Hello fellow explorers! Hoping to link up with old colleagues, whether science, contractor, or military. I served with the 109th Airlift Wing LC-130 skibirds as Deep Freeze navigator and then pilot during summers 93-94, 94-95, 96-97, 97-98, 99-00, and 00-01. Went back to serve with Joint Task Force - Support Forces Antarctica from 2009-2011. When I grow up I hope to winter over.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi and thanks for visiting and posting in the OAE guest book.
Gabby
LCDR OZ SCHRODER USN RET LCDR OZ SCHRODER USN RET from SAN PEDRO CA wrote on July 20, 2017 at 3:34 pm:
Sailed aboard the STEDDY EDDY EDISTO AGB 2 DEEP FREEZE 63
Attended the meeting in San Diego which was quite something. Looking forward to the next one.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Commander,
Thanks for checking in
Gabby
Robert Williams Robert Williams from Hastings, Minnesota wrote on July 20, 2017 at 6:55 am:
I was involved in Deepfreeze II at McMurdo, I was injured and missed the wintering over, but returned for Deepfreeze III and IV as a staff member for CONNAVSUPFOR and spent time at several of the new bases and Christchurch. Good luck to all and keep up the good work. Robbie Williams
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Robbie,
Thanks for checking in.
Gabby
David Ellefson David Ellefson from Coronado CA wrote on July 20, 2017 at 5:45 am:
Like to see more VXE 6 folk connect and am suggesting my OAE72-5 friends join and reconnect.
Retired from USNR & LMCO - two USNA girls (both Lt.s on active duty) Tiger cruse on CV Bush👍🏼🇺🇸😎
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello David,
Thanks for checking in.
Gabby
Phil Oakley Phil Oakley from Rochester wrote on July 19, 2017 at 6:13 pm:
Siple Station WO 1981-2
WINFLY & Summer 83-84. WINFLY @ Williams Field. Summer @ South Pole
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Phil,
Thanks for dropping by
Gabby
William Bushall William Bushall from Aiken SC wrote on July 19, 2017 at 5:23 pm:
Great job, thanks for enews.

Summer 70, W/O 73 at the PM3A
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Bill,
Thanks for checking in.
Passed your note on to Billy Baker.

Gabby
PP&L 1974 - 1975
Jerry Luzadder Jerry Luzadder from Gulfport, MS wrote on July 19, 2017 at 4:45 pm:
W/O 89-90 at Mcmurdo. Was on the first C-5 Galaxy to land on the ice.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi Jerry
Thanks for checking in
Gabby
Vince Janson Vince Janson from St. Louis wrote on July 19, 2017 at 4:26 pm:
First time entry. Served 69/70. W/O at McMurdo Station. Part of the search and rescue team. Spent time on Beardmore Glacier. Still feel honored that I was picked to be a part of that fantastic experience.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi Vince,
Thanks for checking in.
Gabby
Randy Wood Randy Wood from Culpeper wrote on July 19, 2017 at 3:45 pm:
OAE W/O 69
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Randy,
Thanks for checking in.
Gabby
wesley slivonik wesley slivonik from riverhead wrote on July 8, 2017 at 9:12 am:
Wesley (SKI) Slivonik first time entry. W/O 71 at McMurdo Station and S/S 72 & 73 at Palmer Station. Noticed Don & Dave Manwiller in the book. Guys if you check your Boot Camp cruise book you'll see my picture. Boy that seems like a hundred years ago. Hope you are both doing fine. Great book Gabby.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Wes,
Thanks for checking in.
Will pass your message on over to Billy Baker

Gabby
Donald Manwiller Donald Manwiller from Birdsboro Pa wrote on June 16, 2017 at 5:40 am:
Don and Dave Manwiller dropping by to say hello. VX-6 Aug.67to April70.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Don and Dave,
Thanks for dropping by and saying Hello.
Gabby
Vik Offshodefor Vik Offshodefor from Tallingrad wrote on June 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm:
I was on the Lower Slobovian Antarctic Expediton in 1962.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Vik,
Thanks for dropping by and signing in
Have a great one.
Gabby
David Hoff David Hoff from Barron, wI wrote on June 12, 2017 at 8:25 am:
62 yr. old memories when the USCG was looking for volunteers to go into
a place, Adm. Byrd was painting a bad picture of, even so far as telling our wives, some would be widows before the CGC Eastwind returned, thanks a lot Richard, he was heavy on the dramatics .
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi David,
Thanks for dropping by and signing in
Have a great one.
Gabby
Ed North Ed North from Wolcottville In. wrote on May 5, 2017 at 10:13 am:
Winter over 65/66. Was CM 3 at the time. Spent summer at Willy Field with crash crew and wintered in town at the fire house. Had some good times .
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Ed,
Thanks for visiting the OAEa website and leaving a note in our guest log.

Gabby was a CE at the power plant PP&L
W/O 74-75
John McMahon John McMahon from Rapid City SD wrote on April 20, 2017 at 11:30 am:
Mighty fine work on the appearance of the website Gabby... of course I would expect nothing less from a OAE CE.
Bravo Zulu.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi John,
Thanks for the comment and dropping by the website/guest book.

Gabby
Roger Stevens EO1/Ret. Roger Stevens EO1/Ret. from North Charleston, S.C. wrote on April 18, 2017 at 4:21 pm:
Summer Support 81-85 and again in 93
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Roger,
Thanks for dropping by the guest book.

Gabby
Bob Gaboury CEC
W/O 74/75
Jim Kelly Jim Kelly from Colchester Ct. wrote on April 14, 2017 at 10:54 am:
Antarctic Support Det Charlie - The Weather Guessers...Mcmurdo, Byrd & South Pole '72, '73, '74.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Jim,
Thanks for dropping by and leaving an entry in the OAE guest book.
Gabby
W/O 74-75
Dr. Nathan Y. Mason Sr. Dr. Nathan Y. Mason Sr. from Spartanburg, S.C. wrote on April 9, 2017 at 3:10 pm:
I was aboard the USS Atka AGB-3
@ McMurdo in 1966 Vivid memories of the experience and of visiting north island and christchurch on south Island. Also had duty on USS Edisto AGB -2. You guys are doing a great job Keep up the good work.The ice is another world.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi There Dr. Mason,
Thanks for visiting and leaving a post in the new guest book.

Gabby
Cedell Jennings Jr Cedell Jennings Jr from Norfolk Virginia wrote on April 8, 2017 at 4:48 pm:
Thanks for the opportunity to reconnect with former OAE, been nearly 50 years since I last step foot at McMurdo and williams Field.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Cedell,

Thanks for dropping by and posting in the guest book.

Take care

Gabby
Frank Brown Frank Brown from Glendale,Arizona 85304 wrote on April 7, 2017 at 1:11 pm:
Can't believe it's been 57 years ago when I was at Mcmurdo on the USS Glacier!
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Thanks for dropping by and leaving a post.
Come back soon

Gabby
Robert Rowland Robert Rowland from Elkhart Indiana wrote on April 7, 2017 at 6:06 am:
CRREL plus USARP summers 62-63 and 63-64 at McMurdo, Pole and Byrd Stations.In January 2005 I returned to Antarctica lecturing and guiding. Primarily I am on the Hurtigrten "FRAM" and in 2018, from Ushuaia to the Peninsula then north to Miami.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hey Robert,
Thanks for dropping by, well appreciated
Gabby
Michael Mullen Michael Mullen from Grand Prairie wrote on April 7, 2017 at 4:54 am:
I was with NAVSUPFORANTARCTICA from 1980-1984. Also spent 1/2 of 1980 & 1981 assigned to USCGC Glacier WAGB4. (Kevin Andersen from SouthLake, I am in Grand Prairie.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
HI Michael,
Thanks for dropping by and posting.

Gabby
Jon cook Jon cook from Powell ohio wrote on April 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm:
Sorry to have missed the last reunion but plan to attend on the future
I was an ice breaker sailor aboard USS ATKA during DEEPFREEZE 66.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hi Jon,

Thanks for dropping by and posting.

Gabby
David Schmidt David Schmidt from Ventura wrote on April 6, 2017 at 5:14 pm:
Hello Gabby, Great way to get in touch with shipmates that served in Antarctica. A. Looking forward to hearing from any Winter Over 1979. David
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Thanks for dropping by and posting.

Gabby
Ken Grode Ken Grode from Kaukauna, WI 54130 wrote on April 6, 2017 at 4:06 pm:
I served on board the USCGC Westward when we went to the Antarctic during Deep Freeze III. I had signed up with your organization several years ago but have never succeed in getting my name on your mailing list. My Coastie Buddy, Ed Reed, always forwards your information to me.
Thank you.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Thanks for dropping by and posting.

Gabby
LTC Peter Anderson, USAf (RET) LTC Peter Anderson, USAf (RET) from COLUMBUS, OH wrote on April 6, 2017 at 1:17 pm:
This is my first entry in the OAE Guestbook and I'd like to say that I'm envious of all those other OAEs who have posted before me!
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Thanks for dropping by and posting.

Gabby
Dave Hoff, CG Vet, DF-1 Dave Hoff, CG Vet, DF-1 from Barron Wisconsin wrote on April 6, 2017 at 12:47 pm:
Great Gazette, great guestbook, this DF-1 USCGC Eastwind Vet appreciates it Where did 61+ years go?
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Thanks for dropping by and posting.

Gabby
kevin andersen kevin andersen from SOUTHLAKE wrote on April 6, 2017 at 11:09 am:
I like the new site!!! Thanks for all of your efforts..
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Thanks for dropping by and posting.

Gabby
Dave Dubois Dave Dubois from Norh Berwick. ME wrote on April 5, 2017 at 3:13 am:
Rec'd info that W/O 73 OAE HMC Melvin Epley passed away October 31 ,2016.
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Thanks for the info Dave,
I will pass it on to Billy Baker
Don Leger Don Leger from Natick, Ma. wrote on April 4, 2017 at 1:32 pm:
Williams Field Ham Station KC4USX operator Deepfreeze 71-73. Member of VXE-6. Best sea duty ever ? Guestbook is a good idea Bob G. !
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hello Don,
Thanks for visiting the guest book,

Gabby
Eric McGrosky Eric McGrosky from 84, PA wrote on April 4, 2017 at 11:45 am:
...1983-89...it was fun, but it wasn't real fun...
Admin Reply by: Gabby
Hey Eric,
Thanks for dropping By
Gabby
Gabby Gabby from Camarillo California wrote on April 4, 2017 at 8:33 am:
Hi Folks,
Welcome to the newly installed guest book.
Your all welcome to drop by and leave a little note.

Gabby
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