"The Chiefs" Historical/Reference Guide

 
This website lists 335th Chiefs information from 1950 - 1957
 

 

The Chiefs Squadron 1955-1957
 

 

335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing

Squadron Commander:

June 12, 1954 to March 1955 Lt. Col. Chester B. Wine

March 4, 1955 - January 1956 Lt. Col. John S. Stewart

January 1956- early 1957 Major Howard F. Hendricks

early 1957 Captain Kenneth A. Runeberge

 

 

 

The Chiefs Photo/Historical Collection 1955-1957

Click on the above photo or here to view various photos of the 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing of 1955-1957.

 

 

 

The Chiefs Squadron 1954
 

 

335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing

Squadron Commander:

Summer 1953 - March 1954 Lt. Col. Robert J. Dixon

March 12, 1954 - June 1954 Major Robert H. Knapp

June 12, 1954 to March 1955 Lt. Col. Chester B. Wine

 

 

 

335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing 1954

Click on the above photo or here to view the complete 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing team of 1954.

Click here to view the complete 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing team of 1952.

Click here to view the complete 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing team of 1953.

Complete yearbooks: 1952, 1953, 1954

 

 

 

The Chiefs Photo/Historical Collection 1954

Click on the above photo or here to view various photos of the 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing of 1954.

 

 

 

Pilot Class of 1954 (Click on pilot names for more info)
Note: Not all pilots may be listed. I only listed the ones I know of through book resourses. Some pilots flew coming into this year, and some after for a time after this year.
Some pictures may overlap in the photos section.

Names of pilots and photo(s) of their sabres - Anyone with more information for the below, please email me at eric@yocumusa.com Thanks!

“A” Flight
“B” Flight

 

 

 

“C” Flight
“D” Flight
   
   
 

Capt. M. G. Thomas

Attached Pilots
   
Lt. Col. W. I. Williams

Lt. Col. J. S. Stewart

Lt. Col. D. W. Dutrack
Other Pilots (1954-1957)
Lt. Col. Chester Wine

1/Lt. Leftwich

FU-953

"Texas Traveler"

Lt. Robert W. Stonestreet

"Cotton Mouth"

Lt. James Jensen

FU-573 (s/n 52-4573)

"Irva Jean"

 
 
 

 

The Chiefs Squadron 1953
 

 

335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing

Squadron Commander:

September 6, 1952 to early 1953 Lt. Col. Carrol B. McElroy

eraly 1953 - Summer 1953 Lt. Col. Vermont Garrison

Summer 1953 - March 1954 Lt. Col. Robert J. Dixon

 

 

 

335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing 1953

Click on the above photo or here to view the complete 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing team of 1953.

Click here to view the complete 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing team of 1954.

Click here to view the complete 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing team of 1952.

Complete yearbooks: 1952, 1953, 1954

 

 

 

The Chiefs Photo/Historical Collection 1953

Click on the above photo or here to view various photos of the 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing of circa 1953.

 

 

 

Pilot Class of 1953 (Click on pilot names for more info)
Note: Not all pilots may be listed. I only listed the ones I know of through book resourses. Some pilots flew coming into this year, and some after for a time after this year.
Some pictures may overlap in the photos section.

Names of pilots and photo(s) of their sabres - Anyone with more information for the below, please email me at eric@yocumusa.com Thanks!

“Able” Flight
“Baker” Flight

Col. Robert J. Dixon

FU-530

Lt. Dave Proctor

Capt. Ralph Parr

FU-955 / FU-959

"Barbara"

Lt. Larry Roessler

Lt. Philip A. Redpath

FU-947 (s/n 51-12947)

Lt. Arthur Keyes

Lt. Thomas Lowry

Lt. Bertrum Beecroft

Lt. Robert Donley

Capt. Billy King
“Charlie” Flight
“Dog” Flight

Capt. Lonnie Moore

FU-803 (Gunval) / FU-972 (s/n 51-12972)

"Billie"

Lt. William Schrimsher

Lt. Donald Westbrook

Lt. Sam Reeder

Flt. Lt. C.B.W. Downes

Lt. Marlin Templeton

Lt. Curtis Carley

   
   
   
 
Other Pilots (1953)

Lt. Joe Farris

Col. Vermont Garrison C.O.

FU-953 (s/n 51-12953) / FU-959 (s/n 51-12959)

Lt. Robert Strozier

Maj. Foster L. Smith Exec. C. O.

Lt. Al Cox

Capt. Clyde Curtin Ops. Off.

FU-416 (s/n 52-4416)

"Boomer"

Col. James Johnson

FU-941

Lt. Col. Clayton Peterson

FU-819 (s/n 51-2819)

Maj. Ray Evans

FU-836 (s/n 51-2836)

"Sweet Carol"

Lt. Col. George Jones

FU-867

Maj. Jack Mass

FU-957

Lt. Artie McDowell Jr.

"Loretta"

1/Lt. David G. Tryling

"Virginia Belle" and "Mary Lou"

   
 

 

 

 

The Chiefs Squadron 1952

335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing

Squadron Commander:

August 19, 1951 - January 1952 Major Winton W. Marshall

January 10, 1952 - April 1952 Zane S. Amel

April 25, 1952 - September 1952 Major Philip H. Van Sickle

September 6, 1952 - early 1953 Lt. Col. Carrol B. McElroy

 

 

 

335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing 1952

Click on the above photo or here to view the complete 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing team of 1952.

Click here to view the complete 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing team of 1953.

Click here to view the complete 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing team of 1954.

Complete yearbooks: 1952, 1953, 1954

 

 

 

The Chiefs Photo/Historical Collection 1952

Click on the above photo or here to view various photos of the 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing of circa 1952.

 
 

 

Pilot Class of 1952 (Click on pilot names for more info)
Note: Not all pilots may be listed. I only listed the ones I know of through book resourses. Some pilots flew coming into this year, and some after for a time after this year.
Some pictures may overlap in the photos section.

Names of pilots and photo(s) of their sabres - Anyone with more information for the below, please email me at eric@yocumusa.com Thanks!

“A” Flight
“B” Flight

Capt. Troy G. Cope

FU-909 (s/n 51-2909)

"Rosie"

Druen

"Black Dan"

 

“C” Flight
“D” Flight

Marty Bambrick

FU-272 (s/n 49-1272)

"Wham Bam"

Lt. Al Smiley

1/Lt. Ira Porter

FU-722 (s/n 51-2722)

Capt. Karl Dittmer

FU-856 (s/n 52-2856)

"Betty Boots"

 

 

 
“E” Flight
Attached Pilots

Lt. Henry A. "Hank" Crescibene

FU-794

"Newark Fireball"

Other Pilots (1952)

Capt. Robert J. Love

FU-769 (s/n 51-2769)

"Bernie's Bo"

Sq. Ldr. Eric G. Smith

Lt. Bob Hartwig

FU-974 (s/n 51-12974)

   

 

 

 

 

FEAF Recognition Markings
 

 

The Chiefs Squadron 1947 - 1951

335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing

Squadron Commander:

March 1, 1947 - July 1948 Lt. Col. Nathan M. Abbot

July 27, 1948 - August 1948 Major Clay Albright

August 5, 1948 - June 1949 Major Bruce H. Hinton

June 23, 1949 - June 1950 Lt. Col. Harvey L. Case, Jr.

June 1950 - May 1951 Lt. Col. Donald W. Nance

May 31, 1951 - August 1951 Lt. Col. Benjamin H. Emmert

August 19, 1951 - January 1952 Major Winton W. Marshall

 

 

 

The Chiefs Photo/Historical Collection 1950-1951

Click on the above photo or here to view various photos of the 335th Squadron of the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing of circa 1950-1951.

 
 

 

Pilot Class of 1950/1951 (Click on pilot names for more info)
Note: Not all pilots may be listed. I only listed the ones I know of through book resourses. Some pilots flew coming into this year, and some after for a time after this year.
Some pictures may overlap in the photos section.

Names of pilots and photo(s) of their sabres - Anyone with more information for the below, please email me at eric@yocumusa.com Thanks!

1/Lt. William A. Todd

FU-305

Robert W. Smith

"Lady Lane"

T.G. Davis

J. E. Heckman

R. F. Merian
L. C. Layton
D. A. Jabusch
L. J. Fergus
N. Kotok
F. P. Robison
F. L. McPherson