Your Name :   Robert D. Walters
Todays Date? :   May 22, 2009
E-mail Address :   Robert.d.walters@usairways.com
City :   San Antonio
State :   Texas
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   No
Comments :   Currently USAirways station manager out of SAT who began my career with Allegheny Airlines & the Convair 580 in 1968 in LEX. Thank you for the trip down memory lane. Regards, bw
Your Name :   James Adams
Todays Date? :   5/19/2009
E-mail Address :   jadams@exclusive-ent.com
City :   Hayward
State :   CA
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   1973-1987
Comments :   Worked at SFO and OAK Ramp, Ticket Counter, Air Freight, Baggage Service, Reservations, and Operations
Your Name :   Anita Mckinney
Todays Date? :   5/13/2009
E-mail Address :   NeetinSoCal@aol.com
City :   Palm Springs
State :   CA
Country :   Riverside
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   CSR in PSP Hired: 2/16/1965 Resigned: 8/31/1975 Great memories of people & places!
Your Name :   Glen Pickersgill
Todays Date? :   May 13 2009
E-mail Address :   gppick@telus.net
City :   High River
State :   Alberta
Country :   Canada
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Hi all. Started with Western in YYC in 1986. Wonderful times and great airline
Your Name :   Frank Russo
Todays Date? :   5/8/2009
E-mail Address :   frusso@bellsouth.net
City :   Sharpsburg
State :   Georgia
Country :   United States
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   yes
Comments :   Engine shop mechanic
Your Name :   PAUL BASINGER
Todays Date? :   4-26-2009
E-mail Address :   PAUL@ALSLIMO.COM
City :   LOS ANGELES
State :   CA
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   1977--1990
Comments :   DATA ENTRY--PILOT SCHED. AND RESERVATIONS. TOO WILD FOR DELTA...THEY CUT ME LOOSE (NO BIG DEAL) THE PEARLS THEY WORE WERE FAKE ANYWAY. LOOK FOR ME AT HOLLYWOOD PARK OR SANTA ANITA.
Your Name :   Tony
Todays Date? :   Roberts
E-mail Address :   rerack2go@gmail.com
City :   Aguanga
State :   Ca.
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   radio/avionics LAX Retired DAL 1999. Started WA 1964. Hey we did good work, had fun & WA was a great airline.
Your Name :   Merrill OKarma (stickman)
Todays Date? :   7 April 2009
E-mail Address :   mokarma3028@msn.com
City :   Salt Lake City
State :   Utah
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Passenger Service Supervisor
Comments :   
Your Name :   RB
Todays Date? :   04-03-09
E-mail Address :   heevycheevy@aol.com
City :   NLV
State :   NV
Country :   USofA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Nope
Comments :   I flew Western a time or two as a kid. Felt like a King on your Airline
Your Name :   John Higgins
Todays Date? :   04/02/09
E-mail Address :   sadiqi@juno.com
City :   Pembroke Pines
State :   FL
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes Feb 2005
Comments :   Joined WAL SLC/CG. Now Station Manager FLL for Delta.
Your Name :   Evelyn Bloom
Todays Date? :   April 1, 2009
E-mail Address :   ebrafiki@earthlink.net
City :   Gresham
State :   OR
Country :   United States
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Started 1966 in PDX. Also worked SFO, PHX, SEA, LAX and ANC.
Your Name :   Phil Gibbs
Todays Date? :   3/27/09
E-mail Address :   philjg57@aol.com
City :   Upland
State :   ca
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   1968 thru 2000 LAX/LGB/ONT punched tickets and threw some bags among other things. As all the others have stated before, this was the best of the best in any business in this nation. It was my joy to have been a part of WAL
Your Name :   Don Tippin
Todays Date? :   03/24/2009
E-mail Address :   don_tippin@yahoo.com
City :   Northridge
State :   Calif
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes 1964-1984
Comments :   Started at LAX Ramp, LAX Cargo and was Regional Supervisor of Training, S.W. Region 1972. Left prior to Delta merger and went into contract service. Retired 2002
Your Name :   Anne Clarke
Todays Date? :   03/16/2009
E-mail Address :   anne8675309@aol.com
City :   Torrance
State :   California
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Daughter of
Comments :   My father, Bob Twamley, was Director of Cash and Credit at WAL for years and left in approx. 1981-1982. I remember those days of a family being with Western as some of the best! So glad to know the alumni association is here to carry on what was a fantast
Your Name :   JACK DAVIS
Todays Date? :   03-15-09
E-mail Address :   djackdavis@yahoo.com
City :   Naples
State :   Fl.
Country :   U.S.A.
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   I started with Western right out of the Navy in 1968. I worked the ramp, first in L.A., then in Denver. When all was said and done with Western I stayed with Delta, transferring home to the Naples, Fl. area (RSW) where I remained until I took early retire
Your Name :   Richard (Dick) Cross
Todays Date? :   14 Mar.09
E-mail Address :   hotel39@ieway.com
City :   Chattaroy
State :   Wa.
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   A&P mechanic-SFO hanger & terminal 68-76
Your Name :   Randall Young
Todays Date? :   Feb 28, 2009
E-mail Address :   naka47@juno.com
City :   San Bruno
State :   Ca
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   1972 - 1985
Comments :   72 - 77 CSR Ramp 77 - 87 SFOMM Svc Chk, C Chk, Line
Your Name :   Carlos Soto
Todays Date? :   23 feb 09
E-mail Address :   carlos@carlossoto.net
City :   Santa barbara
State :   
Country :   usa
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   no
Comments :   Looking for an old friend- Patricia Claire Callahan. She started as a Flight Attendant in 78-80 Based in (DEN) & (SFO). Resided in Hayward CA.
Your Name :   Jane (Cooley) Giinther
Todays Date? :   2/22/09
E-mail Address :   giinja@msn.com
City :   Colorado Springs
State :   Colorado
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Stewardess from 1959-1966. PHX ticket office from 1966-1971. Looking especially for Ginnie Hirst (Virginia June Hirst. Lost contact after 1980.
Your Name :   Gregory Reschke
Todays Date? :   2/17/2009
E-mail Address :   grereschke@aol.com
City :   Daly City
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   no
Comments :   My father, Egon Otto Reschke, worked at LAX abd SFO from 1956 to his death in 1985. Remember growing up with the Western parties.
Your Name :   Deborah Sinclair
Todays Date? :   2/15/2009
E-mail Address :   Debandsons@netzero.net
City :   San Jose
State :   Ca.
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   contract cleaner
Comments :   Started my airline career cleaning Wally Birds in SJC. Was proud to work for WAL.Still in SJC as a ramp sup. for SWA.Miss the SJC WAL crew.Great folks,saw the pride of a great airline.Yep,The only way to fly
Your Name :   Frank Eger
Todays Date? :   02/11/2009
E-mail Address :   fae111@yahoo.com
City :   Kearns
State :   Ut.
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   yes 1976-
Comments :   Still working-HNL-LAS-LAX-SLC-but its not the same. Was The Only Way To Fly.
Your Name :   Michael Jauregui
Todays Date? :   2/8/09
E-mail Address :   mjauregui9@msn.com
City :   Scottsdale
State :   Arizona
Country :   usa
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   yets
Comments :   3/7/67 -10/84 ticket counter and sales dept (SAN).I am now working for Norwegian Cruise Line. Thank you for the great time and experience.
Your Name :   Lisa (Nutzmann) Roberts
Todays Date? :   Feb 5, 2009
E-mail Address :   lisa21410@aol.com
City :   huntngton beach
State :   ca
Country :   usa
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   yes 1979-1987
Comments :   Great memories!revenue accounting, reservations, LAX airport and inflight. flying lessons from Capt. Fred Pitcher!
Your Name :   Ben W Gruhn
Todays Date? :   02/02/2009
E-mail Address :   bigbenpacbell!yahoo.com
City :   San Leandro
State :   Ca.
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes 1957-1987
Comments :   worked LAX / SFO / SJC / SLC / OAK
Your Name :   JERALD GELNER
Todays Date? :   1-31-2009
E-mail Address :   gandwlubetools@earthlink.net
City :   LAVEEN
State :   AZ
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK GLEN
Your Name :   Peter S. Jolly
Todays Date? :   1/31/2009
E-mail Address :   old_plane_man@yahoo.com
City :   Melbourne
State :   Florida
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   yes
Comments :   Acft Maint and Engineering -- LAX and MIA. Currently Retired in Florida. Doing volunteer acft restoration at Valiant Air Command Museum in Titusville.
Your Name :   Jeff V. Johnson
Todays Date? :   1/28/09
E-mail Address :   jeffjohn@yahoo.com
City :   Seattle
State :   WA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Son of Employee
Comments :   Happy to see my favorite airline still has fans! My Dad, FO Linn V. Johnson (SEA/SLC) died July 12, 2006 but my father-in-law Wes Anderson, is living in Des Moines, WA. Cheers to Western Airlines!
Your Name :   Dave Kellner
Todays Date? :   01-28-2009
E-mail Address :   dlkcad@aol.com
City :   Beaumont
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Started as an A&P Mechanic in 1966 & moved to Data Processing in 1969. Left Western in 1974 before all the merger mania and the great airline benefits disappearing.
Your Name :   bruce Crocker
Todays Date? :   jan 23 2009
E-mail Address :   texzonarado@mac.com
City :   
State :   
Country :   usa
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   no
Comments :   I am a cousin of Terry Drinkwater
Your Name :   Larry Brockmeier
Todays Date? :   1-19-09
E-mail Address :   bro7787@peoplepc.com
City :   Santa Maria
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   This site is very very nice. Thank you for all the hard work.
Your Name :   Mel Fumar
Todays Date? :   01/18/2009
E-mail Address :   mefumar@sbcglobal.net
City :   San Jose
State :   Ca
Country :   
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes, 79-81
Comments :   Work: Ramp, Cargo Air Frt and Res. Best experienced ever working with a bunch of hard working people..still have my red ramp jacket, and baseball caps..
Your Name :   Vasco Rodrigues
Todays Date? :   01/14/09
E-mail Address :   vasco767@aol.com
City :   Signal Hill
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   No
Comments :   Great website! Keep up the good work for the sake of aviation history. Thank you! VR
Your Name :   Chuck Gray
Todays Date? :   1-14-09
E-mail Address :   grayseas@eoni.com
City :   Imbler
State :   Oregon
Country :   Union
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   SEA and GTF Started in SEA 1967 and made it until 1981 didnt like what I saw at Delta.I miss Western and the people
Your Name :   Jim Meek
Todays Date? :   1/13/2009
E-mail Address :   immeek@verizon.net
City :   Diamond Bar
State :   Calif
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Western was the best place to work. Miss all of the people. Retired in Nov 1993
Your Name :   Capt J.Jess Huerta
Todays Date? :   Jan 9, 2009
E-mail Address :   jhuerta1@san.rr.com
City :   San Diego
State :   California
Country :   U.S.A.
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   
Comments :   Retired 12-8-87 as Captain DC10
Your Name :   Leo Rodriguez
Todays Date? :   Jan. 7th, 2009
E-mail Address :   caribe54@aol.com
City :   Miami
State :   Fl
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Miami Ramp and Freight from 77 to 81. Fantastic job with the site. Fond memories, wonderful people and a GREAT AIRLINE! The Reno Tournament was awesome!!
Your Name :   Charles Pat Gilmore
Todays Date? :   6 January 2009
E-mail Address :   cpatg47@aol.com
City :   Bountiful
State :   UT
Country :   United States
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes...Pilot
Comments :   Hired 9/25/1978; LAX pilot base; furloughed 1/1/1981; recalled 10/1985 to SLC base; retired DAL 767 captain 5/1/2005. Loved Western, tolerated Delta! I actually turned down a flying job with Delta in 1978 to fly for Western, but Delta caught up with me in
Your Name :   Gary and Brigitte Thompson
Todays Date? :   1-6-09
E-mail Address :   gbsnt@cox.net
City :   Mesa
State :   Az
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes,Both
Comments :   Gary 1966,Brigitte 1974. G retired 1994 L-1011, B still flying based in ATL
Your Name :   Gerard E Merlo
Todays Date? :   30 Dec 2008
E-mail Address :   gmerlo@roadrunner.com
City :   Seal Beach
State :   California
Country :   usa
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   1962 1083
Comments :   Great Airline lot of good mechanics in maintenance department.
Your Name :   Nicole Decker Osborn
Todays Date? :   December 29, 2008
E-mail Address :   nicolealoha@gmail.com
City :   Portsmouth
State :   NH
Country :   USE
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes, LAX and HNL
Comments :   1965-1970 Where did the time go???
Your Name :   Bob Picard
Todays Date? :   12/29/08
E-mail Address :   bpjp@alaska.net
City :   Anchor Point
State :   Alaska
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes, 11/27/78
Comments :   Just discovered you after all these years
Your Name :   michael wieskamp
Todays Date? :   12 27 08
E-mail Address :   wclstg@aol.com
City :   calistoga
State :   ca
Country :   usa
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   yes
Comments :   started with wester 6/23/72...retired from delta in 2000...all my years with the airlines in anc/ak
Your Name :   Larry Dube
Todays Date? :   12/25/2008
E-mail Address :   His_doulos@comcast.net
City :   Gurnee
State :   Illinois`
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   No
Comments :   United captain, retired. 1964-1986 This is a great site. Very good work by all of you.
Your Name :   Leon Ceniceros
Todays Date? :   12/20/2008
E-mail Address :   mesaman60@yahoo.com
City :   Mesa
State :   Arizona
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Pilot scheduling, LAXRES(reservations, training, CSD and queques & rejects). Worked with Nick Spuza,Caroly Myers and Harvey...lol. Hated junior manning pilots on Christmas. Retired in 1999 (ERMO). Loved Western, hated Delta from day one, April 1st, 1987.
Your Name :   Rick Zurmuhlen
Todays Date? :   12-14-2008
E-mail Address :   zurmuhlenjr@aol.com
City :   Walpole
State :   NH
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   Just wanted to say after all these years (@29 years) I still miss the Western magic. I wish I never got laid off back around 1981 (December) I regret not going back when I had the chance just prior to the Delta merger.
Your Name :   Gary Graham
Todays Date? :   12/13.2008
E-mail Address :   crazywaiterguy@yahoo.com
City :   Lone Pine
State :   California
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   No
Comments :   Great Site!!!
Your Name :   ALICE DRENNON
Todays Date? :   12/8/08
E-mail Address :   ALGAL1952@YAHOO.COM
City :   ANTIOCH
State :   CA
Country :   U.S.
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   YES
Comments :   HIRE DATE: 5/6/74 LEFT: 5/1992
Your Name :   robert cecchi
Todays Date? :   12/03/08
E-mail Address :   thosetwo@comcast.net
City :   des moines
State :   wa
Country :   usa
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   no
Comments :   The Ohnnnnnny way to fly!
Your Name :   Jeffrey
Todays Date? :   12/1/2008
E-mail Address :   jkjb767@comcast.net
City :   San Lorenzo
State :   CA
Country :   USA
Previous Western Airlines Employee? :   Yes
Comments :   I survived 29 years 5 months. I am Delta retired effective 11/1/2008