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Updated: 10/21/2014

- PAVE LOW Brothers and Sisters,
During the reunion this past weekend, one of the items raffled off was won by the Corey's. Unfortunately, when I went to pick up their lithograph, it was gone. I am hoping that it was removed by someone with the intent to take it to the Corey's as they were not present at the time of the raffle. If anyone has or knows the whereabouts of the lithograph, please contact John Hickman via Facebook.
Thank you for your time,
John Hickman
If you don't have facebook and need to respond, please email me at (webmaster@pavelow.us)

- REUNION T-SHIRTS.
For those that ordered reunion T-shirts, they are in. Jessika and I will work out a plan to get them to everyone. For local (Panhandle area), we will probably have a set location/time for you to come by and pick them up. For those not in the local area, we will have to mail them to you. More info to follow.
Thank you for your patience.

JOB NETWORK UPDATE
- Bull Harkins sent in a request to put two job openings up on the site - Immediate hire! Check out the Job Network page for details.

CLICK HERE for the PAVE LOW MERCHANDISE STORE
(Vanity plates, decals, koozies)

COMMUNITY NEWS & INFO
- 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 hcoptertx@windstream.net with which reed (single, double or wood duck reed).
Paypal is prefered - Use email (ewerner9999@yahoo.com)

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

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WEBSITES & PAVE STUFF
- 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

 
PAVE LOW Tribute Video (Courtesy of Chris Curtis)
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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.

PAVE LOW Book

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.

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 (mckpave@gmail.com) and provide shipping address.

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