Nav Student Facts

Brothers who attended James Connally & Harlingen for Navigator Training:
Harlingen will be indicated with letters (HA) following class number. (Number in ( –) is the class number for the person.

  • Becker, Roger (53-13) & Wendell (53-16-deceased)
  • Bell, Jerald R. (62-19) & Jack D. (65-11)
  • Brown, Lloyd “Bill” (59-19) & Robert D. (61-17-deceased)
  • Buchholz, William “Bill” (56-14) & Francis “Frank (60-18)
  • Byrd, Marvin V. (65-04) & Ronald G. (66-02)
  • Clemons, Larry C. (61-09HA) & James O. (61-11HA)
  • Cohen, Edward D. (56-20HA) & Robert S, (56-20HA)
  • Crook, Gordon R. (64-01) & Kenneth L. (66-11)
  • Edwards, Paul W. (62-18) & John P. “Preston” (63-13)
  • Fox, Robert “Bob” (deceased 59-14/16)  & Raymond (64-09)
  • Lutkenhouse, Joel J. (61-20-HA) & John P. (64-14)
  • Metzger, Frank L. (60-19HA) & Langford C. (64-13-deceased)
  • Nobert, Keith (63-02) & Craig (deceased 65-16)
  • Nupen, Curtis (62-16) & Larry (65-14)
  • Orszula, Swietobor J.”Borus” (55-04HA) & Bozydar H. (56-00HA-deceased)
  • Riggers, Milton H. (deceased 60-08HA) & Wilton E. (61-08HA-deceased) [Twins]
  • Singer, Ronald M. (61-10) & Stuart (64-18)
  • Trojanowski, James-Jim (64-15) & John (64-15) [Twins]

IF YOU KNOW OF OTHERS PLEASE LET US KNOW!

BROTHERS ON THE SAME B-52 CREW:
BYRD– Marvin “Vic” (class 65-04) & Ronald (66-02) at Wright Patterson OH

OTHER Navigator INFO—

28 February 1968 
USAF B-52F Stratofortress 57‑0173 
7 BW Crashed off Matagorda Island, TX. 
 Details unknown except  
Four Connally Nav’s were killed when the aircraft 
impacted the water.  Names & (class number) follow:
Capt. Charles W. Roberts (59-15), 
Capt. Thomas D. Childs (64-18),  Capt. John T. Pantilla (65-16) & Lt. Michael L. Carroll
 (66-16).

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