James Alan Drake

James Alan “Bat” Drake dec. 9 December 2019 James Alan “Bat” Drake passed away on 12/09/19 after a brave battle with brain cancer. He rests at USAFA. CLICK HERE to view an image file of the program for his Memorial Service.

James David Allshouse

James David Allshouse dec. 19 May 2017 Colonel James David Allshouse, age 62, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017. He was born November 25, 1954 to the late Anne and Charles E. Allshouse. Jim was commissioned through the AFROTC program at The Ohio State University in 1976, and received a Master of Science in National…

David Dean Phillips

David Dean Phillips dec. 24 February 2019 David Dean PHILLIPS passed away Sunday, Feb 24, 2019, in Tampa, FL at Tampa General Hospital. David was born January 10, 1951 to Irene Dean Phillips and the late Lewis Ellsworth Phillips. Dave is survived by his wife of 46 years, Susan Haroz Phillips, daughters Carrie (Glen) Castle…

Fred William Sheffler

Fred William Sheffler dec. 11 February 2018 Fred “Fritz” William Sheffler, Jr., peacefully went to be with his Lord on Sunday, 11 February 2018, surrounded by his family at home. He was born January 15, 1943 in Akron, Ohio, to Fred W. Sheffler, Sr. and Haydee Rose (Rapp) Sheffler. He was a graduate of Buchtel…

Tommy Lee Collinson

Tommy Lee Collinson dec. 23 June 2017 The Great Warhawk Nation mourns the loss of a true Warhawk, Tommy Collinson. Tommy Lee Collinson, beloved family man and friend passed away the day after his 61st birthday, in Las Vegas Nevada, due to heart failure. Tom was born in Woodstock, Ill. on June 22, 1956 to…

Benjamin David “Chex” Meier

Benjamin David “Chex” Meier dec. 29 September 2015 On 3 December 2015 Warhawk alum Major Benjamin D. “Chex” Meier was interred at Arlington National Cemetery at 1100 hours. Please take a moment to remember Chex, Becky Diane, and their sons Logan and Gabriel, in your thoughts and prayers. On the morning of September 28th, Ben was hit…

Thomas James “Divot” Smith

Thomas James “Divot” Smith September 30, 1963 – March 23, 2015 Tom “Divot” Smith passed peacefully into the hands of our Lord on March 23, 2015 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Tom was an incredible husband, father, son, friend and fighter pilot brother. He left our lives far too early but for those…

Eric Ziegler

Capt Eric Ziegler d. 28 June 2011 NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) — Air Force officials have identified the pilot involved in an aircraft mishap near Caliente, Nev., June 28 as Capt. Eric Ziegler, 30, an operational test and evaluation instructor pilot with the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron here. Brig. Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy,…

John Edward Dorrington

John Edward Dorrington F-4 Crew Chief, Spangdahlem, 1980-1983 d. June 25, 2013 John Edward Dorrington, 64, of Freeport, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at home. He was born on Nov. 15, 1948, in Freeport, the youngest of five sons, of Ethel (Renfrew) and Harold Arthur Dorrington. He enlisted in the US Air Force in 1968 and…

Kathryn “Kate” Horne-Keene

Kathryn “Kate” Horne-Keene F-4 Crew Chief, Spangdahlem, 1979-1983 d. December 16, 2010 Kathryn E. Horne-Keene, age 52, of Winter, WI passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at her home. Kathryn was born November 12, 1958 in Milwaukee, WI the daughter of Wayne and Janis (Nelson) Horne. She was raised on the family farm in Sussex,…