The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 15.09.1978, Blaðsíða 1

The White Falcon - 15.09.1978, Blaðsíða 1
WhUbsJ^FaLcon Volume 34, Number 37 Keflavik, Iceland September 15, 197E E-3A Sentry Aircraft arriving soon The first of two E-3A "Sentry Aircraft" from the 552nd Airborne Warning and Control Wing (AWACW) is scheduled to arrive at Keflavik Sept. 23. The second aircraft is due Sept. 27. I It will mark the first time that an E-3A aircraft will have a con- tinuous deployment commitment out- side the continental United States. The Sentry will replace the EC-121 "Super Constellation" squad- ron, which has been deployed to Iceland in a similar role for sev- eral years. Detachment 2 552nd AWACW was ac- tivated in April to maintain and support the aircraft and crews dur- ing their stay in Iceland. "The men and women of Det. 2 are proud and eager to be the first Air Force unit to employ the Sentry In an operational role," remarked Lieutenant Colonel Edward A. Zompa, Det. 2 Commander. "The joint com- mand environment in Iceland is an especially appropriate one in which continued on pg. 2 PART OF THE Detachment 2, 552nd Airborne Warning and Control Wing maintenance shop. Tower #2 opened at Hangar 885 Aug. 30. Those pre- sent included (1 to r) Major Ed Ransdell, Chief of Maintenance, Brigadier General John Piotrowski, Commander, 552nd AWACW, and Lieu- tenant Colonel Ed Zompa, Commander, Det. 2, 552nd AWACW. SENIOR TROOP INSPECTOR Lieutenant Colonel P. J. Morgan reviews Marine Barracks personnel Monday. LC Morgan accompanied Marine Corps Inspec- tor General David M. Twomey on an inspection visit. (photo by PH3 Tom Wall) PTO to assemble The Keflavik Parent Teacher Or- ganization will have its first meeting, followed by an open house at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the A. T. Mahan High School. "We plan to discuss the goals, projects and budget for the year and to survey parents and teacherf for ideas and suggestions," ex- plains PTO president Dea Cole. The PTO carnival, the main source of funds for PTO projects, will be emphasized. Parents and teachers may also join the PTO at this meeting. Dues for one year are $1. The open house, which will con- tinue at both the upper and lower schools until 9 p.m., will give parents an opportunity to meet the teachers and view school facilities and materials being used. Parents may also learn how they can help teachers with class- room activities. The Boy and Girl Scouts will also have displays and sign up tables.

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