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Sigg, "Joe" P.E. (1953-1959)


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Hometown:  New Rochelle, NY

Unit at Loring:  75 BS & HQ SQ

First day at Loring:

I drove my 1941 Plymouth Coupe from New Rochelle, NY to Loring AFB. Don't really remember too much about that first day. I was assigned a room with Don Marotta in the 75th BS.

Most memorable experience:  

In 1955 we flew on a C-124 to Upper Heyford in England. Stopped in the Azores to refuel. I was allowed to get a hop to Germany to see my parents whom I hadn't seen in almost three years. Another memorable time was when I flew to Mitchell Field on Long Island on a B-36. Our airplane was on the Ed Sullivan Toast of the Town Show. He was there for an open house at Mtchell Field. Of course another memorable time was when I got to meet the famous actor, Jimmy Stewart when he did his training at Loring.

Last Day at Loring:  

The last day was a sad day. Had to leave my first wife's family and all my friends behind.

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Note from Webmaster:  Found on TV.COM episode listings of Toast of the Town:

Season 7, Episode 45 – Aired: 7/25/1954

1st Annual 'Tops in Blues' US Air Force Talent Show

"Tops in Blues" - Air force talent show, broadcast from Mitchel Field (in Uniondale, New York), with performers selected from U.S. Air Force bases throughout the world. 
Scheduled performers: 
--Air Four (quartet) 
--A/1c Roy Bolla (guitarist)
--S/S Carl Gould (dancer) 
--A/2e Doris Johnson (singer) 
--A/3c Marlene Pisoni (singer)
--Sandy Valley Boys (vocal group)

     
 




       
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