Roster of A/101 AVN Veterans N - Q

The names on the following roster only represents our unit members that have contacted this web site. The roster is not meant to be a full representation of all personnel that served with our unit through time. If you are a A/101 Avn veteran, or are currently serving with our unit, please sign the roster.

Veterans Name

Service Dates

Call sign or Nick name

MOS

Current Occupation

Current Location

Roger A. Nale

10/65 -06/66

T-Bird 2

Warrior 22

Slick pilot (Warrior 22)

Gun driver (Thunderbird/T-Bird 2)

Retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 09/1996. Resigned my Warrant but am still in the Maryland National Guard

Gambrills, MD

SFC James A, Napoli

1991-1995

06/1998 to present

 

2nd flight plt sgt

24456 from may 1991-may 1995
26452
26498
26507
26537
26540
26549 from jun 1998 to present

Ft Campbell, KY

Rick A. Nelson August 2004 thru present Comanchero 27 MOS: 15T Retired SFC, as of May 2010, Comanchero 27 Flight Platoon Sergeant, AKA: Gunny, Aug 2004 - May 2010 Woodlawn, TN
Thomas L. Nelson March 1st - May 28th 1965   Combat Engineer-TDY Door Gunner Retired now I was with the 25th Inf. Div. 65th Combat Engineers. Assigned to the 501st AV, BN. "A" Co. at Bein Hoa, extended and transferred to Soc Trang on March 1st 1965 Grayslake (Wildwood), Illinois
 

Ken Newcom

11 November 1968 - April 1969

Comanchero 69

 

Walnut Ridge Regional Airport Manager

Walnut Ridge, AR

Jamie A. Newman Sr. 5 Dec 68 - 5 Dec 69   67A10/67A1F
 
Bailiff for the Springfield, MO. Municipal Court , Springfield, MO. Retired Army 1989 Fair Grove, Missouri
Glenn Nichol Nov. 70 May 71 Lurch, I Hopped up my m-60 to fire at higher rate {700 rpm) 11B2P Transferred into A/101 in Nov. 70 as Vol. Door gunner. Flew on miss. CCN. Lam Son 719. Flew mostly on aircraft #103 with Ron Kuhn. Truck driver E. US Ft. Branch, IN

Jim Nichols

11/69-7/70

COMANCHERO TWO SIX

A 101- F TRP 2/17
Scout Advisor
2d FLT PLT LDR

777 Driver American Airlines

Big Timber, MT

TIMOTHY NIDIFFER

1999 to 2001

2003-2004

Comanchero 07 

A CO 4/101 COMANCHERO FIRST SERGEANT 

 

Memphis, TN

CW3 Jeff Niklaus

APR 87 - FEB 90

Commanchero 33

#23303

Currently assigned to B CO 6/101 AVN

Clarksville, TN  

Gene Neel

1971-1972

Comanchero 666

CPT - Operations Officer

Civil Engineer Consultant

Dolores. CO

Tom Nietsche

70/71

 

Pilot

Pilot

Neshanic, NJ

RICHARD H NOLAN OCT68 - OCT69 aircraft 66-01116 Crew Chief

67V20 67N20

  BURIEN, WA

George Nonestied

12/64-5/66

AC# Warrior 21

Crew Chief, Warrior 21

Retired from General Motors

East Brunswick, New Jersey

Douglas A Nystedt Nov. 68 to Nov. 69   67/ N 20 crew chief/ door Gunner

 

retired Aurora, MN
Jeremiah P. O'Berry III 20100315-present   MOS 15T Platoon Sergeant, A 4/101 Avn Regt Fort Campbell, KY
Thomas M. Odaniel 70/71  

Comanchero 13

Pilot Passed in 2006  
Steve Olson 1983 to 1985  

AC #78-23011

67T Police/Fire Dispatcher Des Moines, Iowa
Joseph W. Oliveira 70-71 Comanchero 20 Pilot retired police/currently respiratory care practitioner Oakdale, CA
Scott Optenberg 70/71   Door Gunner 67A1F then 67N20 Ph.D. Clinical Director, Inpatient Care Kelseyville, CA
Patrick K. O'Neill July 2001-present   153D
 
Maintenance Test Pilot Clarksville, TN

Edwin B. O'Quinn

1965

Thunderbird 8

Pilot

Pilot for Continental Airlines flying B777

Now Retired

Magnolia TX

Alan Owenby Oct 82 thru Jul 86   MOS: 153D NVG/SIM UT Retired MP/ME Senior Analyst Huntsville, AL

Milo Overstreet

 

1967-68

Eagle

Pilot

Adjunct Instructor, ENMU. Roswell

Roswell, N.M.

Ed Pablo

67-69

336th AVN T-birds

CE T-Bird 2 - CE Warrior 23

Retired 1SG - US Army RET.
Retired Boeing flight Test Inspector - Current Occupation
Pierce County Transit Operator

Graham, Wa

David A. Packard 67/68        
Norman "butch" Painter 8/59-4/62 101st Avn co aircraft control tower Participated in oper swift strike East Tawas, MI
Brady Palmer Sep 01-Aug 02   67T Lockheed Martin Savannah, GA

Lynn R. Patterson

66-67

 

T-Bird

Disabled

Massillon, OH

Arthur Parish March 1969 to January 1970   67N20
 
Retired from Southern California Gas Company as New Business Project Manager Lancaster, CA
Craig A. Paske 1991-1994 Commanchero 06 15A Retired, working as a Contractor Rineyville, KY

MICHAEL J PAVISICH

8-11-69 TO 8-11-70

A Co.101 St AHB

F TROOP   2/17 CAV

Door Gunner / Recon

Federal Aviation Administration (DOT)

Aviation Safety Inspector

Davie FL

Lawrence E. Payne Sept. 70-Oct. 71   67a1f Service Tech. GM Dealer Enid, OK

Ben Peeples

12/8/68-03/69

 

infused with Lancers at Camp Evans in March of 1969

Lawyer

Charleston, SC

Kenneth R. Pelfrey Mar'65 - Dec'65 Warrior 21/ Eagle Lead Inf/Avn Certified Public Accountant Columbus, Ohio
Gene Persons Nov 68 Nov69   67N20 Retired Sheffield, Iowa

Charles D. Petty

03/71-12/71

Comanchero 15

Pilot

Retired

Stuart, FL

George "Buddy" Petty Jr.

70

 

Pilot

Brigadier General, United States Army Reserve, Active - Pesticide business and work for Dow Chemical

Mayfield, KY

Grover Pickel

1970

 

Crew Chief / Door Gunner

Retired

Analytical Biochemist / Immunochemist

Present - Master Gold/Silversmith - Carver / Musician

Branson, MO

Frank Pierce

Sep 1978 - Sep 1984

Assigned to D/A Co

Pilot

General Manager for D&D Co, Clarksville, TN

Clarksville, TN

James Pfutzner

71 - 72

One Six (sweet little sixteen)

(Captain America)
AC#, 16161-Platoon Leader

Retired Bureau of Prisons

Jacksonville, NC

Michael J. Polyak 2 Jan 03 - 27 Oct 03 153DC NJARNG that was attached to A 4/101 for Operation Iraqi Freedom. GS-13 UH60 SP/IE Flemington NJ

Major John, HB, Pope

71

6

Pilot, A/101 Commander

Passed On April 2002

RIP

Webster, TX

Robert R. Potter Apr 69-Feb 70   67N20   Fresno. CA
Paul Poulson 1984-1986   Plt Ldr/XO Ret/Self Employed Huntsville, AL

Charlie Poulton

May 65 - Dec 65

Gun Platoon

T-Bird 2

WO-1

Pilot

I retired from the Army in 1988 as a 05.  I then opened a Hobby Shop (model airplanes) in Tampa, FL and still run it. 

Land O Lakes, FL

Harold L Powell 12/68 to 03/69 67N2P AC # 66-00998 Disabled Holts Summit,

MO

Rod Presnell

Jul 97- present

Comanchero 45

CW3

Co 4-101 Avn Regt

Instructor Pilot & Instrument Flight Examiner.

Clarksville, TN

Michael A. Proff

Fall of '65 until late Fall '67

101Avn T-Birds and Warriors

336th Avn Warriors

CE on TBird Chief aircraft - 14 mos total with TBirds, last 8 mos TBirds PLT SGT- Warrior 6 CE and CE on other Warrior Aircraft

Self employed owner of Thunderbird Flying Service, Inc of 41 years. Commercial pilot, aerial application pilot, Fire Bombing pilot and test pilot. 50 yrs of aviation with 21,000+ total hours

Rosalia, WA

John Pruden

22 JUL 91 - 9 SEP 93

Commanchero 29

Pilot (WO1 - CW2)

Flight Training Administrator

West Chester, OH

Richard Quesnel

1967-68

 

 

Pilot

Self Employed Ag Pilot

 

Vassar, Michigan

 

 

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