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27 September 2001

Final Flight

Frank W. Novak, RG on Crew 25, died September 1, 2001 after a year and a half battle with leukemia. Frank lived in Las Vegas with his wife Lucille, his ashes were scattered in the mountains at his earlier request. Nothing is known of the where abouts of his crew members.

Submitted by Dr. Vic Durrance

26 September 2001

I have started a Yahoo Group for Veterans of the 39th Bomb Group (VH) and their families .. For the Veteran, you can share your memories with your fellow 39th Veterans .. For family members like myself - we can learn more about what our loved one did in the service through your memories as well as more about OUR history ...

To learn more join this group .. Click here

Submitted by 39th BG Webmaster

26 September 2001

I'd like to wish a HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my dad, Bob Weiler of Crew 30 .. celebrating his 82nd birthday today ...

Submitted by your Son Pete

16 August 2001

The passing of Connie E. Davis, M/Sgt, Crew Chief for P-30 was noted in the July/August Sargeants Association Publication. No other details are known at this time.

Submitted by Robert Weiler
Left Gunner, P-30

05 August 2001

S/Sgt Joseph A. Giannini, Crew Chief, P-7 passed away this past Friday, 03 August 2001 in his sleep.

Submitted by Elmo F. Huston
Flight Engineer, P-7

12 July 2001


Sterling Pile, Airplane Commander of Crew 32, passed away on 08 July 2001. No other details are available at this time.


Submitted by Billy K. Pratt,
Son of 1st Lt Billy P. Pratt, P-32, Pilot

09 July 2001
Anyone who may have served with or knew 1st Lt Robert L. Hosford, Radar Specialist, P-3, 60th Squadron, 39th BG, please contact his son Robert Jr. Hosford Jr. and & his sons are looking for more info on his father (grandfather). They can be reached at
Submitted by Robert Hosford, Jr