Your Name :   Ronald L Penland
Todays Date? :   11/25/07
E-mail Address :   ronpen43@yahoo.com
City :   Fort Mohave
State :   AZ
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes 01/27/69-10/01/04
Comments :   Worked Line Mtc SFO-LAX-HNL-SLC-ANC-SEA-LAS
Your Name :   Brian Kron
Todays Date? :   11/15/07
E-mail Address :   bkron4@msn.com
City :   MSP
State :   MN
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes, 1968 to 1994(both WA/DL)
Comments :   A wonderful site. Keep up the good work. I found several people Ill try to get in touth with. Thanks again. 11/15/07
Your Name :   jerry goudreau (door stop)
Todays Date? :   11-15-07
E-mail Address :   g.goudreau@worldnet.att.net
City :   Phoenix
State :   Arizona
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   a/c mech, L.A.
Comments :   Hi all you old WADS, anyone still living that knows me, drop me a line
Your Name :   Walter Howells II
Todays Date? :   11/12/2007
E-mail Address :   wallyhow@aol.com
City :   Redondo Beach
State :   California
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   5/5/71 to 5/5/86 15 year early out. Just found this site, what a thrill to relive the best fifteen years of my life.
Your Name :   Paul E Tonseth
Todays Date? :   N0v 10, 2007
E-mail Address :   paul-suzann@comcast.net
City :   Seatle
State :   WA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   5-14-1963 4-1-1987
Comments :   Retired from Delta 8-1-2006 after
Your Name :   Mel Estioko
Todays Date? :   11/08/2007
E-mail Address :   kmalamala@hawaii.rr.com
City :   Kaneohe
State :   Hawaii
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   07/08/68 to 03/31/87
Comments :   Still in HNL with Delta Dept 250
Your Name :   Ronald L.Goodman
Todays Date? :   Nov 8 2007
E-mail Address :   ronaldlgoodman@netzero.net
City :   Mound
State :   Minnesota
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes Nov1966-Oct1979
Comments :   Hired into sheet metal dept in MSP later went to LAX Later recieved a AP pos. Bid back to MSP IN 78. Went to work for Republic Airlines in Oct of 79.It was later merged with Northwest Airlines from where I retired in 2005 as a Line Crew chief.
Your Name :   WM W BILL KROSSA
Todays Date? :   01 NOV 07
E-mail Address :   wkrossa@bellsouth.net
City :   Atlanta
State :   Ga
Country :   Delta
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yeah
Comments :   PNA WAL JNU ANC SAN MIA SEA IAH ATL BIGGER AINT BETTER
Your Name :   Rick Weizenegger
Todays Date? :   10/28/07
E-mail Address :   sabre67@gmail.com
City :   Evergreen
State :   CO
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes. 2/28/77 to Merger
Comments :   Great site.
Your Name :   Mike Bailey
Todays Date? :   10-28-07
E-mail Address :   mike@badgehistory.com
City :   Valencia
State :   California
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes 1966-74
Comments :   Wanting to hear from former LAX Operations personnel.
Your Name :   Jack Frost
Todays Date? :   Oct 27, 2007
E-mail Address :   jfrost.1@comcast.net
City :   Salt Lake City
State :   UT
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes, Hire date 02-19-62
Comments :   
Your Name :   Gilbert Justiss
Todays Date? :   10/18/07
E-mail Address :   gjustiss@comcast.net
City :   Spokane
State :   WA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   No
Comments :   My father was Capt. Jesse Justiss PNA/WAL based at SEA/DO. Retired from 720B January 5, 1980. The aircraft returned to LAX the next day and it too was retired. Flew his final trip West on Nov 23, 2003. He is greatly missed by us all.
Your Name :   Carol Moreno
Todays Date? :   10/18/07
E-mail Address :   carolmoreno@cox.net
City :   Las Vegas
State :   Nevada
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   yes
Comments :   Hire date was 7/1/71 Retired from Delta 1/1/05 Worked in LAS/SFO/ATL and LAX. My husband, Daniel Moreno also retired on same date. Came across your website today. Brings back fond memories!
Your Name :   Eric Goor
Todays Date? :   10/17/07
E-mail Address :   goor@earthlink.net
City :   Camarillo
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   No
Comments :   Father Walter Goor was Forman at LAX hanger then transfered to Atlanta with Delta.
Your Name :   Leslie Fisher
Todays Date? :   10/06/07
E-mail Address :   poncholefty@lycos.com
City :   Wichita
State :   KS
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   no
Comments :   My dad - Owen Fisher - was an employee starting 06JUN67 in LAX. Went to CPR in 1980. Stayed on w/ DAL, moved to MCI in 1994. He passed away 04DEC02. Thanks for keeping WAL alive!
Your Name :   Joe Christie
Todays Date? :   02 Oct. 2007
E-mail Address :   joe.christie@sbcglobal.net
City :   Antelope
State :   Calif.
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes 1968-1987
Comments :   Finally retired May 2007. Delta was ok but Western was one of a kind...wonderful memories.
Your Name :   Jean Brown
Todays Date? :   oct 01 2007
E-mail Address :   trvlnnmom@yahoo.com
City :   Sterling
State :   Ak 99572`
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   all this info is fabulous. Keep up the good work
Your Name :   Laurie Ryan-Day
Todays Date? :   09/30/07
E-mail Address :   info@ryangraphics.com
City :   Tualatin
State :   OR
Country :   US
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Hired in Seattle Reservations 08/11/86. (Seattle for 1 year). Moved to SLC reservations after Delta merger. Transfered to Cabin Service. (SLC for 2 1/2 eyars.) Transfered to DFW Cabin Service, moved to ramp, then ticket counter. Took voluntary furlough in
Your Name :   Norbert(Bert) Bruckman
Todays Date? :   9/29/2007
E-mail Address :   bruckmanbm@peoplepc.com
City :   Chino
State :   Calf.
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   WAL/DAL 1967-2000
Comments :   Restoring WWII War Birds as a Volunteer at Planes of Fame Air Museum now in Chino, come and say Hi and see all the great Airplanes we got.
Your Name :   fred w white
Todays Date? :   9/26/07
E-mail Address :   fwhite1944@sbcgobal.net
City :   compton
State :   california
Country :   losangeles
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   yes
Comments :   retired
Your Name :   BILL WOLFE
Todays Date? :   09/24/2007
E-mail Address :   billw2845@verizon.net
City :   GARDEN GROVE
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   GREAT SITE GOOD TO SEE ALL
Your Name :   Herb Eklund
Todays Date? :   09/22/2007
E-mail Address :   herbeklund@gmail.cm
City :   Sunnyvale
State :   California
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   1965-1984 Avionics/Data Processing
Your Name :   Becky Koch
Todays Date? :   9-22-07
E-mail Address :   scheryl21.webtv.net
City :   Rice
State :   Wa
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes - 1950-84
Comments :   There was never a group, change that to family like the WAL Family
Your Name :   James Davies
Todays Date? :   Sept 16, 2007
E-mail Address :   davies.james@gmail.com
City :   San Diego
State :   Califronia
Country :   US
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   My Father was
Comments :   Father worked from 1972 until the Delta merger in San Diego.
Your Name :   Susie
Todays Date? :   9/11/2007
E-mail Address :   susie@gethipp.com
City :   Lakewood
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   my dad was
Comments :   My dad, Robert Matthews, worked in the Training department at LAX while I was growing up. Id love to hear from people who worked with him.
Your Name :   Nicole Decker Osborn
Todays Date? :   Sept 8, 2007
E-mail Address :   nicolealohaa@excite.com
City :   Lawrenceville
State :   Georgia
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   1975-1980
Comments :   Was a great experience working LAX, SLC and then HNL :)
Your Name :   Barbara Greninger
Todays Date? :   Sept. 4, 2007
E-mail Address :   puttputt62@hotmail.com
City :   PHX
State :   AZ
Country :   USA !!!
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES!!! :)
Comments :   PNA ANC(5-23-66)WAL ANC-MIA-PHX :) WAL/DAL PHX(11-01-01) This book is great!! I spent hours looking at the pictures, reading the names and remembering the good ol times .. when the industry was alot of FUN!! The PNA/WAL days were the BEST! Western Airli
Your Name :   Maja Gitte Egholm
Todays Date? :   31aug.2007
E-mail Address :   medanmark@aol.com
City :   Palm Springs
State :   Calif.
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   I miss the good old days working for WAL.
Your Name :   Mike
Todays Date? :   August 31, 2007
E-mail Address :   
City :   Fort Lauderdale
State :   FL
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   NO
Comments :   Western, I miss you! Your DC10 HNL 1st class service couldnt be touched by anyone else in the sky!
Your Name :   Thomas D. Ferruggia
Todays Date? :   8/30/07
E-mail Address :   tferruggia13@yahoo.com
City :   Concord
State :   CA 94518
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   SFO, HNL, LAX, 1966-1983
Your Name :   MUENCH/ JOHN
Todays Date? :   AUG 8 2007
E-mail Address :   muench99@msn.com
City :   SALT LAKE CITY
State :   UTAH
Country :   US
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES/03/09/65
Comments :   
Your Name :   James Easterling
Todays Date? :   August 27, 2007
E-mail Address :   jteasterling@uhlaw.com
City :   Hinsdale
State :   IL
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   No--son of one
Comments :   My father, Tom Eastering, worked for Western from 1946 to 1981, when he retired. He was stationed in Great Falls, Denver and Los Angeles. After retirement, he moved to Canyon Lake, CA, where his widow Helen still lives. He passed away December 14, 2005 on
Your Name :   Jim Bigbird Frazier
Todays Date? :   8/26/07
E-mail Address :   frazier@pacifier.com
City :   Vancouver
State :   Wa.
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes 71-87
Comments :   anc,den,lax,bna,pdx retired first day legally able 9/1/05. Loving life....hi and best to all. birdman
Your Name :   Ruth Doherty (Buck)
Todays Date? :   Aug. 25, 2007
E-mail Address :   RDOH1228@AOL.COM
City :   DOWNEY
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES 1967/1982
Comments :   LOS ANGELES RES AGENT EXCEPT FOR 1975/1976 MINNEAPOLIS RES, AGENT
Your Name :   Gary Lybarger
Todays Date? :   22 August 2007
E-mail Address :   walkinjet@aol.com
City :   Atlanta
State :   GA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Started July 1968 to present with Delta inflight
Your Name :   Frank Siebold
Todays Date? :   08/09/2007
E-mail Address :   fsiebold1@hotmail.com
City :   Hermosa Beach
State :   CA
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Hired 1967 LAX - HNL- SLC retired 1982. Worked People Express, United Airlines and now FAA.
Your Name :   Judy Fajardin
Todays Date? :   Aug 1, 2007
E-mail Address :   fajardin8962@msn.com
City :   SFO currently SLC
State :   CA......Ut
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes 1967 to retirement in 2005
Comments :   Western was the best. Miss all of my Sfo friends, would love to hear from all my old friends! It sure used to be fun to work for the airlines, but unfortunatly not any more. Lots of great memories!
Your Name :   Rod Bissey
Todays Date? :   8/1/07
E-mail Address :   Vabissey@juno.com
City :   Mechanicsville
State :   Va
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   1968-1999 MSP-PHX-IAD-RIC Love that WAL family..._
Your Name :   Jim Rosser
Todays Date? :   7-29-2007
E-mail Address :   keyjar@msn.com
City :   Fontana
State :   California
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   I help send off the last Western Flight from DFW to SLC as Senior Sales Representative. It was a sad day as the 737 aircraft left with no WAL on the tail!!
Your Name :   Steve Barnes
Todays Date? :   July 21, 2007
E-mail Address :   steve_n_sherry@juno.com
City :   Houston
State :   Texas
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Flt Control / Dispatcher LAX 1968 - 1978
Your Name :   Larry Schwartzkopf
Todays Date? :   July 14, 2007
E-mail Address :   ljschwartzkopf@peoplepc.com
City :   Mesa
State :   AZ
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   CYS-DEN-ABQ-HNL-PSC 1965-2001
Your Name :   Melinda Whitney
Todays Date? :   July 13, 2007
E-mail Address :   
City :   Reno
State :   NV
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Offspring of
Comments :   My dad, Max Whitney,(died Aug. 13,1999) was hired in LAX in 1941. He retired as WAL Reno City Manager in 1986. I was born in 1944 and have many fond memories of the places we lived and the planes we flew in.
Your Name :   Keri Jensen
Todays Date? :   7/6/07
E-mail Address :   michaelstantonjensen@yahoo.com
City :   Blanding
State :   utah
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   my grandfather was
Comments :   I was just wondering if anyone knew my grandfather, Bert D. Lynn. He worked for several years until his retirement as VP of advertising under Art Kelly. He passed away unexpectedly yesterday and I was just searching the internet for different things on We
Your Name :   Austin Goodwin
Todays Date? :   July 3, 2007
E-mail Address :   N4351X@aol.com
City :   Phoenix
State :   Arizona
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Cleaner, 1970 SFO Mechanic 1971-78 LAX Pilot 1978-80 LAX (furloughed) Maint. Control 1983 LAX Retired US Airways 2005 (Captian)
Your Name :   Jeannie
Todays Date? :   06/30/2007
E-mail Address :   mjm.0101@sbcglobal.net
City :   Fair Oaks
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES!
Comments :   SAC, LAX, SAC, SMF then to DL in SHV and ATL
Your Name :   John Gheringhelli
Todays Date? :   6/28/07
E-mail Address :   Johnnymotown@aol.com
City :   Lynn
State :   Masschusetts
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   Worked partime as baggage handler from 1973 through 1975 at Rapid City Regional Airport and baggage handler at the Old Stapleton International Aiport Denver from 1982 though 1985
Your Name :   Jim Rochette
Todays Date? :   6/27/2007
E-mail Address :   jrochette1@cox.net
City :   Bella Vista
State :   Arkansas
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   LAX-DEN-PHX 1966-1986
Your Name :   Mike Ferrua
Todays Date? :   June 20, 2007
E-mail Address :   mferrua@gemktg.com
City :   Rancho Palos Verdes
State :   Calif
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes! 1965 - 1987
Comments :   Worked in SAN, MIA, MKE, MSP, LAS, SMF, LAX, and DL. Great years - Great people. Still miss them!
Your Name :   Michael Witt
Todays Date? :   June 20 2007
E-mail Address :   papaekim@sbcglobal.net
City :   San Diego
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   LAXCG 1963-1972 Expeditor SLCCG 1972-1976 Ramp Agt SANCG 1976-1994 Sr Agt.
Your Name :   Gary Tubesing
Todays Date? :   6/15/07
E-mail Address :   tubesing@fidalgo.net
City :   Anacortes
State :   WA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   SEAPS: 6/60-9/63; LAXPS: 4/64-7/66