By PaveFE | April 18, 2022 PAVE LOW Gathering!! Date/Time: Sunday May 29th 2:00pm till ????Location: VFW Post 7674 Fort Walton Beach, FL Hamburgers & Brauts will be available for purchaseGroup pictures at 3:30pmLooking for some raffle items to raise money for the ACAPlease spread the word. It has already been a year since our last gathering and we continue…

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Site Updates

By PaveFE | February 16, 2022

Slowly making updates to the site– Added names to FE lineage– Continuing to add videos to our Rumble channel, and photos to our Flickr page.

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More Sad News…

By PaveFE | February 28, 2020

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

By PaveFE | January 30, 2020

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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Operation EAGER ANVIL: PAVE LOW Leaders

By PaveFE | October 14, 2019

An inside look at the mission that kicked off Operation DESERT STORM. Written by our very own MG (Ret) Richard Comer for Defense Media Network.

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Sad news in our PAVE LOW family

By PaveFE | October 10, 2019

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

By PaveFE | September 13, 2019

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

By PaveFE | August 27, 2019

          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!

By PaveFE | August 27, 2019

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

By PaveFE | August 10, 2019

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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Generous donation made in honor of Lee Collins

By PaveFE | August 6, 2019

A very generous donation was made today in honor of Lee Collins. The anniversary of Lee’s passing is approaching. He was killed in a airplane accident in St Charles Parish, LA.  Lee was a PAVE LOW Pilot (#249), all around great guy, always friendly and upbeat, and a great friend to many. The donation will…

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FL program puts Commandos back in uniform and on the streets as LEOs

By PaveFE | August 5, 2019

A Military Times article on career transition for SOF.

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John Grove Memorial

By PaveFE | July 20, 2019

John Grove’s legacy lives on and not just in the PAVE LOW world. John helped fund Bless the Children, an international organization helping the poorest children of the world who are living under extreme conditions. Bless The Children is looking for annual donations towards the John Grove memorial fund.

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Message from Steve Kelly

By PaveFE | July 16, 2019

Hey Vince, I too was diagnosed with cancer – Oct ’08 – upon my return from Afghanistan. It was chondrosarcoma – bone cancer in my pelvis and hip – the Air Force recommended an amputation of my left leg and figured the cancer would kill me. I am lucky, I live in Salt Lake City and…

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