Don wrote numerous articles for the Intake over the years and will be missed by our journal staff and other SSS members and friends.
Nichols flew the F-100 D&F with the 506th Strategic Fighter Wing/Tactical Fighter Wing from 1956-1958. He then flew with 458th Tactical Fighter Squadron/50th Tactical Fighter Wing out of Ramstein AB, Germany from 1958-1959. From 1959-1961 he flew the C/D/F models with 4511th Combat Crew Training Squadron out of Luke AFB, AZ.
From 1961-1964 he served with the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing out of Hahn AB, Germany flying the F-100 D and F. He retired from the USAF with the rank of LtCol.
More information about services for Don will be posted as they become available.