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Charlie Battery - 1959 - 1969

The Barracks Area



- Click Here For Larger Image -Aw Shut-up And Deal Fitzpatrick...!

a high stakes card game with the likes of Jim Fitzpatrick dealing, and to his left and around the table is Johnny Vytrcil, Martin Rivera, Bill Mansell, John Aguirre, Leo Brach, and Bill Harris. That looks like a pretty thick deck, so I'm guessing it's a double deck pinochle game.


Image by Jim Fitzpatrick - Pennsylvania - 1960

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- Click Here For Larger Image -Gene Osment... Ready For Inspection...!


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- Click Here For Larger Image -A Lazy Sunday Morning


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- Click Here For Larger Image -Uhhh, Sign Here Please

Johnny Vytrcil creating a work of art on Fitzpatrick’s cast.


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- Click Here For Larger Image -Hey What Is This The ICU?

Teddy Howell getting Ochodnicky and Rob Peterson’s autograph.

And what is this leg breaking thing...? That's a hell of’va way to get out going on duty...!






- Click Here For Larger Image -Bob Reed Where Ya Goin’

Robert Reed of the Launching area, one of Alabama's favorite sons.

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- Click Here For Larger Image -George Ochodnicky

The one and only George Ochodnicky. He pronounced it Aka - nicky. Sadly George, from Michigan, died at the early age of 32. Not sure why.

George was a popular guy and well liked...!






- Click Here For Larger Image -Staff Meeting

This is a group of guys from the "BEST" end of the third floor (Over the Mess Hall) planning their later weekend pass activities.

They are, from left to right and back around to front: Barely seen is George Ochodnichky, on the bunk are Phillip Kirkland and Lionel Gonzales, against the wall is Jerry Merrick, then Teddy Howell, and finally who is that looking back at the camera I can't remember, but let me know if you know.




- Click Here For Larger Image -Best Buddies

Wayne Harris and Jim Fitzpatrick best friends forever...!

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- Click Here For Larger Image -Windell Kelly Exposing Himself To Local Culture...!


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