When I got to my first assignment, right out of AIT, to Ft. Ritchie, my assigned sponsor wasn’t available for whatever reason. SSG West took me around to in-process post, the company, and the site. I worked shift while he was behind a desk for a while doing circuit actions (DCA coordinator back then) or … Continue Reading “RIP Columbus “Mike” West”
High school days, during the citizens band radio craze, he was “Cherry Breaker”, and he pronounced his callsign kilo alpha mike nine sixty-nine-ten. We hung out some, convoyed in our trucks some back during that on the air craze. I enlisted in the Army, got to AIT, and he was permanent party at Ft.… Continue Reading “R.I.P. Ton Martos”
Mel Kiyuna shared a post on FB. Sad news of a former co-worker from the DISA DNMSS-G General Dynamics contract years. Richard was a kind and very gentle soul, perhaps one of my “conscience” type co-workers who always reminded me of the need to be courteous and forgiving. Rest in eternal peace Richard.… Continue Reading “Richard Fukuhara”
Michael Cruz was one of our SVS’75 classmates, familian Pedan. Lita ‘Bach’ told Lou about Mike passing away. We told the SVS class via WhasApp chat and collected for the funeral. Rest in peace Mike.
Nina Pilar Santos’ funeral was today. Aina live streamed the church funeral mass and the burial at Pigo for us off-islanders.
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When I got home from work today I happened to see Joann and Aina putting up live feeds of Pilar’s viewing, so I got on it, and projected it from my phone to the TV. Kind of like attending I guess. The funeral is Monday (Sunday here) so I hope to get live stream feed of that.
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This morning we (the TVS group) noticed Rich hadn’t come in and it was almost 9am. We joked about him probably having gotten the days mixed up again and thought today was his RDO. That, among other funny incidents about Rich and forgetfulness etc..Rest in peace Rich.
Since Rich’s… Continue Reading “RIP Rich Heard”
Lou and I had an appointment in town to see a financial advisor. On the way back from town, as we were going westbound, on the other side eastbound lanes right by the Vineyard exit there was a line of about 13 police cars parked on the side of the highway, all with blue lights on. They had gotten out of their cars and … Continue Reading “Final Farewell to fallen HPD Officer Kaulike Kalama”
Joanne messaged me on FB this afternoon telling us that her mom passed away this afternoon.
The Santos’ are Lou’s family on the Golo side. Pilar and Lou are first cousins, and she grew up close to them. The Santos family is also my family from upbringing. Our families grew up next door neighbors. … Continue Reading “Nina Pilar passed away today”