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    Paul Moore veteran of WW II, Korea and Tech rep for Sikorsky in Viet Nam passed away on 6 August after a lengthy stay in hospice, Paul was the oldest Pop-A-Smoke member, at 97, and one of the first Marine Helicopter Line Chiefs. Paul's knowledge of Sikorsky birds was legendary. He was a qualified Pilot in the UH-34 and also flew the CH-53.and was present during the evacuation of South Viet Nam in 1975. He wrote stories that appeared in the TWS news letter and was one of the best, anywhere.
    He was a friend a is already missed by many RIP Paul, we'll all see you soon.
    Semper Fidelis
    Semper Fidelis
    Joe


    Phu Bai tower:
    YW-11 for Phu Bai DASC-
    Remember, These are "A" models!
    YW-11 BuNo-151939
    '65 Model CH-46A

  • #2
    Very well said Joe.
    READY - SQUAT THRUST - BEGIN

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    • #3
      RIP,a legend in the helicopter community has passed.

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      • #4
        TAPS RIP Brother.
        Semper Fi
        Tim

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        • #5
          Thanks Joe, very nice tribute. I hadn't heard from Paul in a while and about a week ago was thinking about him. About the same time he passed.
          The last time I saw him was in Fort Worth in '06. A great Marine and an old friend. RIP Paul.
          Last edited by Mike Amtower; 09-15-2018, 15:44.

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          • #6
            Mike it was the last time I saw him, too.I learned a lot from him and really enjoyed his stories of early Marine aviation and helicopters.....He'll not be forgotten!
            Semper Fidelis
            Joe


            Phu Bai tower:
            YW-11 for Phu Bai DASC-
            Remember, These are "A" models!
            YW-11 BuNo-151939
            '65 Model CH-46A

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            • #7
              This news brought me to tears.
              SF,
              YellowRose

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