Member Biographies
Over 400 & Growing
Read More
Caterpillar
Club
F-100 Ejection Stories
Read More
null
The Intake Journal
Our Periodical
Read More
null
Member Memorials
Fallen Comrades
Read More

To view your profile and dues status, login and click on “View Your Membership Profile And Dues Status”

0
Signed up for the SSS Las Vegas Event on 2/8/17
2017/04/25 13:00:00
Who Is Coming?

Video of the Month

What’s New

  • Richard “RY” Youel Costain (81) headed west Feb 18, 2017 after a sudden bout of pneumonia. He passed away Saturday February 18, 2017 while surrounded by family.He will now begin a much anticipated eternal life with Sylvia, his beloved wife of 40 years, and Christy Ann, his daughter who passed when she was 5. R.Y. was born in Evanston, Illinois on April 26, 1935 to Donald and Virginia Costain. He proudly served his country for......

  • 35TFW, Phan Rang AB F-100’s 1968 120th TFS (ANG), 352 TFS, 614 TFS, and 615 TFS F-100 Pilot, Greg Butler did not hesitate.  “I immediately blew the canopy and was ejected,” he said.  “I started tumbling until the parachute opened and then had a normal descent.” Several Army helicopter gunships, operating north of the base, quickly diverted to fly cover for the downed pilot. While Major Butler was ejecting, the two Huskie helicopters at Phan......

  • Lieutenant General William J. Campbell (Ret) of Sarasota, FL. was born May 11, 1931 headed and west February 02, 2017. He was was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Test Pilot with the 1st Strategic Reconnaissance  Squadron (SR-71), from 1965 to 1969. Ref: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates 1965 – 1969. Bill Campbell was an F-86 flying buddy of General Charles A, Gabriel. Bill’s last......

  • Super Sabre Society Charter member Harry D. Scott, 79, headed west Sunday, January 29, 2017 in Tallahassee, FL. He was born November 24, 1937 to Harold and Rubye Scott in Chattahoochee, FL. He was raised in Chattahoochee and graduated from Chattahoochee High School. Harry graduated in 1959 from Florida State University where he played trumpet in the marching band. After graduation, Harry joined the Air Force where he flew KB-50s, F-4s, T-37s, T-38s, C-123s. Harrys......

  •   We lost a great F-100 pilot who started in the F-86 Sabre Jet and went on to fly the next fighter, the Super Sabre, for 11 years. He flew the F-100  in the most challenging and hazardous environments;  in combat at the height of the Vietnam War, and later as Misty 145 flying in combat over the Ho Chi Minh Trail, where prisoners only rarely survived. He holds the record for F-100 combat missions:......

  • Charter Super Saber Society member Elmer Slavey headed west January 12th, 2017. Elmer was a highly respected and decorated F-100 pilot with the Silver Star, 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses and 34 Air Medals to his credit. He is Survived by his wife Charlene.  Services for Elmer  are currently being planned by Charlene and other members of the family. Elmer was born Friday, 13 January, 1933, in Jeffersonville, Indiana and enlisted U.S. Air Force after High School......

  • This website continues to reach more F-100 fans from around the world, and it’s presence is increased on Facebook and in Google search response. Our seasonal posts and updates often score 1000 visits in one week. Members and families benefit from this visibility because it enhances the legacy of F-100 Pilots. Less than half of our members have biographies. Update yours now from this website, or Email it to Win Reither....

  • Never a Christmas morning, never an old year ends, but somebody somewhere thinks of – old days, old times, old friends – and that is us. As the grandkids and great grandkids gather around the Christmas tree at our feet by a warm fire, raucous over their presents, a smile comes across our face – those old days, old times and old friends return in squadron buildings, alert shacks, briefing rooms, parties, bars and base......

  • Stanton (Stan) Smith (October 17, 1938 – December 15, 2016) retired from the Air National Guard in 1981 and from Northwest Airlines in 1998. Stan was a fighter pilot’s fighter pilot, an outstanding South Dakota Guardsman, and a true patriot. Stan was born in Orange, New Jersey. While serving his country in Vietnam, he was a member of the F-100 Misty squadron. He flew F-100 and A-7 Fighters in the South Dakota Air National Guard, and......

  • Well known aviation artist and Associate SSS member  Keith Ferris and SSS CEO Hoppy Hopkins working on a rough sketch of what will be a full color, oil on canvas painting of the Smithsonian’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center’s F-100D, Serial No. 56-3440.   _________________________________ This working sketch portrays a 3rd TFW combat loaded “Hun” at liftoff on the first evening of the Vietnam Tet Offensive, 31 January 1968. [Where were YOU at that historic time?]......