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US Congressman Sam Johnson   Col. Sam Johnson  
 

It is a great source of  pride that Chapter 270  was given permission to name their chapter after Sam Johnson.  Sam Johnson is one of America's great heroes.  He served a total of 29 years in the United States Air Force flying 62 combat missions is Korea and 25 in Vietnam.

In 1953, during the Korean War, 1st Lt. Johnson flew an F-86E with the 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing, 51st Fighter Interceptor Group, 16th Fighter Interceptor Squadron.  While flying his "Shirley's Texas Tornado", named after his wife, he is credited with shooting down a North Korean MiG-15 on May 23, 1953.

During his second tour of duty in Vietnam he flew an F-4 Phantom II with the 433rd Fighter Squadron out of a base in Thailand.  It was on Major Johnson's 25th mission in April 1966, that he was shot down and taken prisoner.  Major Johnson remained a prisoner until February 12, 1973.

He continues to serve his country as a U. S. Representative from the state of Texas.   Sam Johnson has now served three consecutive terms.

Sam Johnson was awarded two Silver Stars, two Legions of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star with Valor, the Meritorious Service Medal, four Air Medals, two Purple Hearts and three Outstanding Unit Awards.

You may go to the Col. Sam Johnson link above for a more complete biography.
 

Our Mission Statement

To respect and honor our brothers-in-arms who served during the Korean Conflict and/or afterwards in Korea; to further friendship and respect between South Korea and the United States of America; to serve our fellow veterans in need of our aid and assistance; and to provide a means by which the “Forgotten War” will never be forgotten.

Organizers and Past Presidents

 

Co-Organizer

August, 2001

Ed Buckman

Co-Organizer

August, 2001

Miles Brown

President

August 2001-November 2001

Charles Smith

President

November 2001-November 2002

Ed Buckman

Current Officers
2010-2011

Office

Name

Telephone

E-Mail Address

President

J.D. Randolph

(972)  359-2936

 Randy9683@sbcglobal.net

First Vice President

Paul Pfrommer

(214)  358-1110

 LtcolPfrommer@sbcglobal.net

Second Vice President

Doyle Dykes

(214) 484-7800

 

Secretary Glen Thonmson (214) 284-6515  gthomp32@suddenlink.net

Treasurer

Glen Thompson

(214) 284-6515

 gthomp32@suddenlink.net

Directors

Office

Name

Telephone

E-Mail Address

Two-Year Term (2010-2012) Ski Wojciechowski (214) 509-0397  k5woj@att.net

Two-Year Term (2010-2012)

Homer Mundy

(972) 398-9426

 hommermundy@hotmail.com

One-Year Term (2010-2012) Dick Lethe (214) 358-4020  dlethe@swbell.net
Two-Year Term (2011-2013) Bill Carman (972) 493-8533  carmanw3@tx.rr.com
Two Year Term (2011-2013) Dick Bov'e (972) 387-4281  richardbove@sbcglobal.net   

Two-Year Term (2011-2013)

Ken Borchers

(972)  480-9713 texasdancers@tx.rr.com

Appointed Positions

Position Name Telephone E-Mail Address

Chaplin

Ralph Smith

(972) 255-4537

  penwest2001@yahoo.com .

Color Guard

Richard Sanchez

(214) 823-3578

 rsanchez@mail.smu.edu

Communications Doyle Dykes (972) 203-9318 n/a

Education Chair

Jerry Kasten

(972) 991-5120

 jdkasten@sbcglobal.net

Member Contact Committee Dick Bove' (972) 387-4281 richardbove@hotmail.com

Membership

J. D. Randolph

(972) 644-3368

 randy9683@sbcglobal.net

Newsletter

Glen Thompson

(972) 279-7000

 GThomp32@att.net

Quartermaster - Open      
Sergeant-At-Arms - Open      
Tell America Program Dick Lethe (214) 358-4020 dlethe@swbell.net
Web Master Keith Fannon (315) 638-4269  KFannon@gte.net

 

Korean Community Liaisons: Jay Zo (469-767-9798) and Charles Park (972-414-2613)

 

Tilford Jones, Secy.

P.O. Box 833397

Richardson, TX 75083

 

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