2017 Reunion News and Notes!

The 2017 USAF Combat Camera Reunion It’s exciting another reunion is just around the corner. Looks like we have about 38 attendees this year ready to party and have fun. Joe Coleman has worked hard and has a lovely agenda set forth. Still looking for volunteers to help out a smidge this year…  I also Read More …

Steve McGill to present Project Outreach” at this years Combat Camera Reunion

Carl Steven “Steve” McGill Multimedia Management Specialist, Riverside Retired U.S. Air Force Photojournalist Carl Steven McGill will make a dynamic in depth presentation for “Project Outreach” at this years Combat Camera Reunion. Project Outreach initiated by the Defense Imagery Management Operations Center (DIMOC) to recover media from individuals and organizations throughout the Department of Defense Read More …

Combat Camera: U.S. Air Force documented through the decades

From the Highland Community News: Thursday, August 31, 2017 Ken “The Godfather” Hackman Retired Chief Photojournalist of the USAF (retired) Ken Hackman shares his history with the USAF Combat Camera when based at Norton Air Force Base during the Norton AFB Museum’s Evening at the Museum, Aug. 23. “Being an Air Force photographer puts you Read More …

Former Newhouse Professor Fred Demarest passed away peacefully at age 92.

Frederic A. “Fred” Demarest, Jr., 92, of Syracuse, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017, in the Francis House, following an extended illness. He began teaching photography at Syracuse University before the beginning of the Newhouse School. At Newhouse, Fred designed the photojournalism and photo illustration undergraduate majors and our master’s degree in communications photography. He brought those programs Read More …

Eugene W. Damgen Obituary

Eugene W. Damgen 1927 – 2017 Eugene Walter Damgen, 89. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on May 25, 2017.  Gene is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Theresa McCann Damgen.  He was the father of Margaret, Glenn, Marianne and Carol. Also grandfather to Ethan, Eric, Coral and David Maiefski, Alexander, Read More …

Richard Thomas Leiterman Obituary

Richard Thomas Leiterman 1946-2017 Richard passed away June 27, 2017. Born August 17, 1946, in Lynwood, California, to Frank and Ethel Leiterman, he graduated from Mount Carmel High School in Los Angeles, and entered the Air Force. Stationed in Thailand, he made multiple trips to Vietnam where he assisted in electrical and stage preparations for Read More …

Agent Orange Registry Health Exam for Veterans

(From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website: http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange/benefits/registry-exam.asp) VA’s Agent Orange Registry health exam alerts Veterans to possible long-term health problems that may be related to Agent Orange exposure during their military service. The registry data helps VA understand and respond to these health problems more effectively. Contact your local VA Environmental Health Coordinator Read More …