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Rush, Jonathan (1970 - 1974)*


Profile Added: 1/5/2015 8:49:16


Loring Air Force Base Jet Engine Shop March 1973
 -me on left_ R. Pritchard on rt.

my '57 Chevy in Presque Isle
Back in Presque Isle after the Bar Harbor motorcycle trip
me on left, R. Riebe on rt.

Presque Isle June 1971 - me & my '69 Sportster
Winter '73 (not my Corvette)

Recent photo while camping
my '57 in front of our house at Presque Isle housing


Home Town: Phillipsburg, NJ
Unit at Loring: 42FMS (Jet Engine Shop)
First Day at Loring: Cold - Assigned to work on the flight line nights.

Most Memorable Experience: Motorcycle trip to Bar Harbor on my '69 Sportster with Rick Riebe (another Loring vet) riding his '48 Panhead.
Last Day at Loring: Valentine's Day '74 - many memories - such as when our son was born at base hospital in January '72. Had a hard time getting gas to get back home to New Jersey due to the oil embargo. Was only supposed to be able to get $5 per customer but attendant at last gas station in Mass. let me fill up when I told him I had just been discharged from the Air Force and was trying to get home.
What did you do after Loring? Product & tooling design engineer for Dixie Consumer Products (35 years - retired in 2013).
If you agree, people can contact you at (email): jerush@frontier.com