U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Military Life and Issues
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 01-27-2013, 11:23 AM
 
1 posts, read 1,980 times
Reputation: 15

Advertisements

I ran the Welford / Greenham Common Auto Hobby Shop from 87-92 with my pal Dennis. Anybody wanting their car fixed would probably remember us. The workshop was also inhabited by Dave Sims and the one and only MSGT John Potter.
Great days and the best MOD posting I've ever had.
Regards to all who were there during that period
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 02-10-2013, 09:24 AM
 
2 posts, read 3,907 times
Reputation: 20
Hi, I am senior airmen Jim Fyock. I was at RAF Greenham Common/RAF Welford from 1/82 - 1/84. I was security police/law enforcement specialist.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-10-2013, 09:28 AM
 
2 posts, read 3,907 times
Reputation: 20
Hi, I am senior airmen Jim Fyock. I was at RAF Greenham Common/RAF Welford from 1/82 - 1/84. I was security police/law enforcement specialist. Does anyone remember when most of the perimeter fence was cut down at Greenham Common by anti-nuclear protestors?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-03-2013, 07:04 AM
 
2 posts, read 3,817 times
Reputation: 20
Default RAF Welford 2/79-2/82

Vietnam had ended (I enetered in 1971 served to 1975) then I went to Bolling AFB, Washington DC from the I went ot RAF Welford. I was stationed at RAF Welford from Feb 1979 to Feb 1982.I was with the Security Police "C" Flight, TSgt Frank Moodey. I was his Desk Sergeant. We were having a great time I was there with my wife so leaved in off-base, base housing in Wantage. If Teltow is out there I want to know too also if Lawrence Toney, "A" Flight, Flight Chief is out there. In the picture of the parade in Newbury I am the squad leader in the front with my RayBan sunglasses. When the GLCM project was slated to come in I was made NCOIC of the Information Security Section and had to start all of the Top Secret information accounts for both RAF Welford and Greenham Common. My wife was the American Express Travel Agent for Welford, Greenham Common and Fairford. When I left just as the nukes were arriving I requested a transfer to be an Instructor at Lackland AFB at the Security Police-Law Enforcement Academy. I left for Lackland AFB in Fed 1982. Was only there for 6 months and then taught the EST Course at lackland for the next 4 years. Retired 27 Years Later after Vietnam, Operation Just Cause, and Desert Shield and Storm. When they said Kosovo I said retire!! Best wishes to everyone from the Dump!! To you who fell of the revetment while sleep patrolling I still remember you!!

Rocky D., MSgt, USAF
Retired
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-03-2013, 07:08 AM
 
2 posts, read 3,817 times
Reputation: 20
Sorry for the typos, 100% services connected disability will do that to you. I currently work in the Detox Unit at the VA Hospital in Albany, New York.

JFYOCK - yes I do and when they handcuffed themselves to the main gate at Greenham!!!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-04-2013, 10:18 PM
 
1 posts, read 1,816 times
Reputation: 15
Default Hiya mate.. Msgt J Potter is my old dad..

Quote:
Originally Posted by dartmoor dave View Post
I ran the Welford / Greenham Common Auto Hobby Shop from 87-92 with my pal Dennis. Anybody wanting their car fixed would probably remember us. The workshop was also inhabited by Dave Sims and the one and only MSGT John Potter.
Great days and the best MOD posting I've ever had.
Regards to all who were there during that period
John is doing well, He is working at RAF Croughton now .. You my remember me .. I was at Welford there as MOD then went to DOD. I was there with John a lot at the Hobby Shop.. Remeber the Gold Escort? .. hahaha
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 08-28-2013, 12:20 AM
 
1 posts, read 1,681 times
Reputation: 15
Tim Bryant
I was stationed at RAF Welford from 2/84 thru 2/86. It was my first assignment and I must say, One of the greatest experiences of my life. I greatly remember all of the nasty, stinkin', peace hippies at all the gates going into Greenham Common. I had many fun times in England and met some of the best people of my life over there. I can say that if I had a chance to do it all over again, my 2 yrs. in England and RAF Welford would definitely be on my YES list.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-05-2013, 07:52 PM
 
1 posts, read 1,654 times
Reputation: 15
Then A1C Mike Cathey - RAF Greenham Common, July 88 - Jan 91
Spent many a Saturday at the Auto Hobby Shop keeping my '76 Honda Civic, and later, Fiat Strada going. Remember Dave Sims well...think he drove a VW Bus--too cool! Got auto advice and assistance several times from you guys. The shop was truly a blessing! A hearty hello to all that were stationed over there in the glory days!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-09-2013, 07:43 AM
 
1 posts, read 1,496 times
Reputation: 16
I was stationed at Welford AFB in 1961. We had barracks at that time. The NCO club was rockin every weekend. We even had slot machine in the NCO club. On saturday nights we had a Air Force bus that used to make the rounds to the surrounding towns to give rides to local people to attend our club. Maybe there's another old timer who can add input?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-15-2014, 06:18 AM
 
1 posts, read 1,091 times
Reputation: 15
Hello, I was assigned to RAF Welford in July 1975. 2 year tour. Loved the UK. Extended three times, so, July 75 to July 80. Played soccer and Softball. Worked in Storage and Handling, Inspection, and AFTO 15. My first name is Randy. No Brit ever forgot my name. Back in the day, the pubs closed at 11pm. After we would take the locals to the club on Greenham Commom. Good Times.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Military Life and Issues
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top