U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

From Pat Nugent Learn how VA pension took pressure off a wartime Veteran’s family Survivors Pension Print, fill out, and mail or bring VA Form 21-534EZ to your nearest VA regional office. Form: NOTICE TO SURVIVOR OF EVIDENCE NECESSARY TO SUBSTANTIATE A CLAIM FOR DEPENDENCY AND INDEMNITY COMPENSATION, DEATH PENSION, AND/OR ACCRUED BENEFITS https://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-21-534EZ-ARE.pdf Mary, Read More …

Military History Videos

From Pat Nugent I ran across a company that now is “Going out of business” and it is Military History Videos www.military video.com 760-7651283 (PST) Video content was filmed by Combat Camera: Their videos were either produced by the military or they are military film footage that was shot by “Combat Cameramen” and compiled by Read More …

Lookout Mountain AFS alumni/Veterans

By Ken Hackman I am trying to find out how many Lookout Mountain AFS alumni/veterans are still around…nice way of saying still alive. I would like to have them contact me at kenhackman@att.net People at the Smithsonian Channel are considering doing a piece on Lookout as part of a three part series.  I don’t have Read More …

Request From the Field

During our reunion at Colorado Springs, Maj. Tim Oliver, who was based at Qatar during Desert Storm with the 614th TFS flying F-16 Falcons, asked if was possible to connect with a photographer who was there documenting his unit. He was there between November – December 1990 and February – March 1991. He recalls being Read More …

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 …