Announcements

Pave Low brothers, Last January, we lost our Gunner brother, Randy Rutledge.  His death, along with five other Pave Low brothers (Gordy Williams, Jim Shaffer, Tim Hadrych, Bill Allen and John Adrian) within the past 18 month period, makes for more of a tragic a blow.  Randy’s wife, Chris is spearheading an initiative to try…

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More Sad News…

Received word this week that Tim Hadrych passed away after having a stroke. Also received word that Bill Allen passed way. Obituary, service and memorial details. I don’t have another other details yet, but will post if I get more.

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Slade Burke Retirement

Lt Col Slade Burke (Former PAVE LOW Aerial Gunner) is retiring. Date: 21 March 2020 at 1900 Hrs (EST) Location: The Godfrey Hotel and Cabanas 7700 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607

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Sad news in our PAVE LOW family

PAVE LOW and CV-22 Crew Chief CJ Swearingen passed away recently. I will provide more details when I get them. His family is struggling with getting through these hard times, as you can only imagine. The military is helping in every possible. However, CJ had separated back in August. So, there is only so much…

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Operation Rotorheads

On 28 Aug 2019, Mike Grub organized the OPERATION ROTORHEADS luncheon at Clemenza’s in FWB, FL. Snippets from his email: Dynamic Target of HVI (High Value Italian)!!!!! Hoovering up food, tomorrow, 28 August @ 1115L is the no fail mission. Kudos to Todd Weiser & Charlie Mauze for making it lunch last month.  I’d like to…

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20th SOS Coin

          I’ve often been asked about merchandise, and unfortunately, I don’t sell it anymore. However, I found Phoenix Challenge Coins, which sells the 20th SOS Coin.

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Returning the Favor – Rob Dinsmore!

For anyone that doesn’t know, Mike Rowe (a great American) has a Facebook Watch Original series called “Returning the Favor”. The show is about his “search of remarkable people making a difference in their communities. Returning the Favor gives back to those who pay it forward with humor, heart and surprise.” Our very own Rob…

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“When Seconds Count” by Jay Humphrey

Jay Humphrey, PAVE LOW Pilot #371, and former Helicopter EMS pilot authored “When Seconds Count – Reports From an Emergency Medical Helicopter Pilot”.  I’ve personally read this book and highly recommend it! Jay did a fantastic job of not only putting the user in the cockpit of an everyday life of a HEMS pilot, but…

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