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SSGT Ken Adams:

 

Current Status: Missing
Tour of Duty: 1991 - 1993

Designation:

Engineering
Duties: NA
Trivia:

Married to Tracie Adams and lived on Albrook.

Last known Location:

Possibly in Europe
Tracie Adams:

  

 No photo available

Current Status: Missing
Tour of Duty: 1991 - 1993

Designation:

News and CI
Duties:

Started in News as a reporter and anchor. 

Moved on to Command Information and hosted one of LTC Marovitz's projects; a travel show. 

Trivia:

Nicknamed, "Tracy Travel"

Married to Ken Adams and lived on Albrook

Last known Location:

Possibly in Europe
Teresa Albanese (Turner):

  

No photo available

 

Current Status: Missing
Tour of Duty: 1995 - 1996

Designation:

Master Control & Studio Ops.
Duties: Master control Operator. Did some directing
Trivia: Married in Panama. 
Biographic Details: Moved to Ft Wayne, Indiana to work Master control using Odetics.
Kevin Allen:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty: Oct 1991 - Oct 1994

Designation:

Engineering
Duties: NA
Trivia:

Nicknamed "The Hustler"

Known as a big time pool player. 

Biographic Details: Moved to Carlisle Barracks in Pennsylvania
Gennifer Anderson: 

 No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty: April 1994 - April 1995

Designation:

Engineering

Duties: NA
Trivia: NA
Biographic Details: Left the military
Sgt McDonald (Baker):
 
  • See Regina McDonald for full bio

Jeanine Battise:

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1988 - 1990

Designation:

News and Radio

Duties:

Worked in news and radio.

Trivia:

NA 

Biographic Details:

Married to Mike Battise 

Mike Battise:

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1988 - 1990

Designation:

News, Videographer

Duties:

Mike was a videographer who worked in both news and CI. He shot a lot of the footage after “Operation Just Cause” when SCN was allowed to tag along with the media press pool and visit some of the different places where Noriega forces had been 

Trivia:

NA 

Biographic Details:

Married to Jeanine Battise 

Quote:

NA

SFC Charles Beatty:

   

No photo available

  

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1988 - 1990

Designation:

Master Control, NCOIC Broadcast Ops

Duties:

Beatty was in charge of Master Control and later worked as the NCOIC of Broadcast operations. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

Retired

Noah Berg:

 

 No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1992 - 1994

Designation:

Master Control, Studio Ops. News & radio

Duties:

Noah came in on his own time and volunteered to learn to direct newscasts. He turned out to be a pretty good director. However, he was needed in News and Radio and that’s where he ended up spending the last part of his career at SCN.  

John Bernhartsen:

No photo available 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1992 - 1994

Designation:

Master Control, Radio, Traffic & continuity

SFC Ivan Blanco:

   

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Jan 1994 - Dec 1997

Designation:

NCOIC Master Control & Broadcast Ops

Duties:

“Mr. Fit Tip” SFC Blanco was probably one of the most misunderstood NCO’s at SCN. 

He always battled for the 25V soldiers who worked for him. He worked as the NCOIC of Master Control and as the NCOIC of Broadcast Operations.

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

He went on to the Pentagon and has retired from the military.  

Last known Location:

unknown but he is certain to be near a gym.

Gladstone Brown:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

June 1994 - Jan 1996

Designation:

Master Control

Kevin "Biff" Brown:

 No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1993 - 1995

Designation:

Engineering

Reco Calhoun:

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

May 1992 - May 1994

Designation:

Master Control, News, Traffic & continuity film librarian

Duties:

Reco started out in Master Control and went onto News and Traffic & Continuity where he worked as the Film Librarian. 

Trivia:

He was also a great basketball player on SCN’s hoops squad. 

Biographic Details:

He went onto work at Redstone Arsenal and then Ft. Bragg.
SSG Darryl Callahan:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty: Nov 1989 - Sept 1993
Designation:

Computer Specialist

Duties: As SCN ushered in the computer age in the early 1990's there was a need for a computer specialist. The first assigned was SSG Darryl Callahan. 

Trivia:

The position was civilianized in the late 1990's

Biographic Details:

He later went on to be a drill sergeant. 

Sgt Deanne Caple:

 No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Sept 1992 - Aug 1995

Designation: Supply
Rick Carey:

 

 No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty: 1996 - 1997
Designation: Master Control, CI & Radio
Duties: NA

Trivia:

It was said that anybody who was there at the time knows all about Rick his dad “pops”, the little dog “gringo” and his house boy “Cha-Chi.”

Sgt Andre Carr:

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty: Sept 1994 - March 1996
Designation: Master Control, Traffic & Continuity programmer
Duties:

SGT Carr worked in Master Control and the moved to Traffic & Continuity as a programmer. 

Most recent info:

He went to Drill Sergeant school and then onto Ft. Sam Houston in Texas.   
Last known Location: Possibly still in Texas
Sam Carter:

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty: 198? - 1988 and 1991 - 1992
Designation: Master Control
Duties: Sam could pull board shifts for 18 hours straight if needed. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

He left the military   
Jesse Chargualaf:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Sept 1993 - Aug 1995

Designation:

Engineering

SSG Luis Cruiz:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty: 1988 - 1990
Designation: SCN admin clerk
Duties: NA

Trivia:

Later returned to Panama as a CW2 working at building 519. 

Most recent info:

Moved with USARSO to Puerto Rico
Last known Location:

May still be in Puerto Rico

Kim Danek:

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Aug 1993 - Aug 1996

Designation:

Command Information NCOIC

Biographic Details:

Went to Dinfos 

Capt Dennis Davidson:

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1990

Designation:

SCN USAF Commander

Duties:

USAF Commander during Operation Just Cause.

Trivia:

Visited SCN once in the late 90's

Biographic Details:

Later went on to be a commander of AFRTS outlets during Operation Desert Storm

Mike Davis:

     

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

May 1993 - March 1996

Designation:

Master Control, Radio

Duties:

Mike worked in Master Control and then moved over to Radio. 

Trivia:

Many may remember his wife Lori who worked at the Tropic Times.

Felicia Donaldson:

 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1994 - 1997

Designation:

Supply

Duties:

NA

Trivia:

She was also known as "Spice D" on Mellow Moods.

Dexter Drayton:

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1988 - Feb 1990

Designation:

NCOIC Master Control, Director Studio Ops

Duties:

Worked as NCOIC of master Control and later as a Director in Studio Operations. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

Went on to Fort Leavenworth Kansas and then to AFKN in Korea. 

Retired from Army 

SGT Peter Duncan:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1991 - 1993

Designation:

Engineer

Duties:

NA

Trivia:

Pete was very active with athletics and sports.

Biographic Details:

After Panama, was assigned to Germany. Has since left the military

Woody Evans:

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Nov 1993 - Oct 1996

Designation:

Supply Sgt

Mark Fenton:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1990 - 1993

Cheryl Ferrell:

 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Aug 1997 - 1999

Designation:

Engineering

Duties:

Shift leader in engineering.

Most recent info:

Presently Drill Sgt Status. 

SGM Jay Field:

 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Oct 1994 - Oct 1997

Designation:

NCOIC Broadcast Ops & Network Sgt Major.

Duties:

A talented broadcaster who raised the level of many junior broadcasters at SCN. 

Trivia:

His wife Jackie appeared in SCN “Fit Tips” with SFC Ivan Blanco. She was an aerobics instructor at Reeder Gym. 

Biographic Details:

Went to the Los Angeles PAO office and then retired. 

Mike Frank:
 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1991 - 1993

Designation:

Radio, News & Command Information

Biographic Details:

After Panama, moved on to Dinfos in Indianapolis as an instructor in the radio section

Major Ben Frazier:
 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

June 1995 - June 1998

Designation:

Army. SCN Commander

Biographic Details:

After SCN, went to the Los Angeles PAO office

Robert Funk:
 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Sept 1994 - Sept 1997

Designation:

Master Control, Film Librarian

Biographic Details:

After SCN, moved on to Ft Sam Houston

Has since left the military.

JO2 Barry Garman:

need better photo

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1986 - 1990

Designation:

News Anchor

Duties:

Barry was the main news anchor during his military stint at SCN. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

Barry left the military around 89 and was hired as news director.

Mark Gilbert: 

 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1991 - 1992

Designation:

Engineering

Steve Golin: 

 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1988 - 1990

Designation:

News anchor

Duties:

Worked as news anchor

Trivia:

made the famous announcement on SCN that the CZ was at “PML Echo” during Operation Just Cause

Biographic Details:

Went on to work at Air Force News.

Last known Location:

Korea 

Jose Gonzales: 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1987 - 1990

Designation:

Supply

Rich Greene: 

 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1992

Designation:

Radio DJ

Duties:

Rich was famous for his Morning show and “Rock Blocks” on SCN radio. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

He went on to become a Drill Sergeant

Quote:

NA

Most recent info:

 was last known to still be in the military at DINFOS.  

Juan Grimes: 

  

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1987 - 1990

Designation:

Master Control, Director Studio Ops

Duties:

Worked in Master Control and then as a Director in Studio Operations. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

Went on to work at AFRTS-BC in Los Angeles.  

Danielle Hammel Adams:
  • See Danielle Adams (Hammel)

Dave Hanson:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1992

Designation:

Command Information

Biographic Details:

Went on to work at Hometown news in Texas

Tricia Hearne:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1992

Designation:

News 

Biographic Details:

Went on to AFN Germany after leaving Panama  

Eric Hecht:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1995 - 1998

Designation:

Master Control, Traffic & Continuity, news 

Biographic Details:

Went on to Iceland after leaving Panama  

Donny Hodge:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1991

Designation:

Engineering 

Dan Holmes:

 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1992

Designation:

News 

Duties:

During and after “Operation Just Cause,” he had to work extra duty to fill in as the news director because “Disco” Don White had not yet came on board yet. 

Trivia:

at last report was dating Trixie Racey the ex SCN head of Command Information.  

Biographic Details:

Got out of the Air Force

John Hutchinson:
 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1991 - 1993

Designation:

Engineer

Duties:

NA

Trivia:

Also known for his outstanding contribution as a member of several SCN sports teams

Trish Ingle:
 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1991

Designation:

Command Information Chief

Duties:

She was seen on SCN in a commercial for ID card security. She also did the Christian Radio show and was host of an SCN special "Remembering Just Cause" a year later.

Trivia:

Her husband was a pilot out of Howard. 

Biographic Details:

Produced videos at TASC 

then got a job with SCN two years

Last known Location:

Last known location was Denver, CO.

John Jackson:
 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Nov 1993 - Oct 1995

Designation:

Master Control, News

Duties:

NA

Trivia:

Also known as a member of SCN sports teams

SGT Annette James:

Need better photo

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1992 - 1994

Designation:

Master Control, T&C

Duties:

Worked with Jeff Anderson during his stint in T&C.  

Trivia:

She was a 25V who was married to an SCN engineer Jonathan James while at the station. She also won some bikini contests while at SCN.

Biographic Details:

After SCN, she went on to Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois.

Ben Johnson:

  

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Aug 1991 - July 1994

Designation:

Master Control

Duties:

NA

Trivia:

Also a member of the SCN sports teams

Biographic Details:

After SCN, left the military

Eleanor Johnson:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1996 - 1996

Designation:

SCN Secretary

Julius Jones:

  

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1990 - 1992

Designation:

Master Control, Studio ops

Duties:

NA

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

After SCN, went to Ft Irwin.

Has since left the military

SSG Greg Kaufman:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Early 90's

Designation:

NA

Chip Kilgore:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1990's

Betina Kluever:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1991

Designation:

News, Command Information

Bob Kramer:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1993 - 1997

Designation:

SCN Program Director

Duties:

Mr. Kramer was SCN’s hard driving program director who came up with many innovative ideas at the network. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

After Panama he took a job in Europe.

SFC Elba Kunsman:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1987 - 1990

Designation:

NCOIC Radio & Broadcast Ops

Most recent info:

Retired

Dave Ladner:

  

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1990 - 1993

Designation:

Engineering

Most recent info:

Last known to be a truck driver for a beer distributor

Last known Location:

Denver, CO

Mark Lewis:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Oct 1993 - June 1996

Designation:

Engineering

James Love:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1987 - 1990

Designation:

Engineering

Duties:

“Brother Love” worked as an engineer for SCN. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

He went onto work at Ft. Bragg NC.

Pachari Lutke:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1992 - 1994

Designation:

Radio & News

John E Mack:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1992

Designation:

Master Control

Duties:

Worked as Master Control Operator at SCN. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

After Panama, went on to Germany.

LaTresa Mack:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1992

Designation:

Engineering

Biographic Details:

After Panama, went on to Germany.

Carla Macklin:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Sept 1994 - March 1996

Designation:

Supply

Zandra Manna:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1989 - 1992

Designation:

Film librarian in Traffic & continuity

Biographic Details:

Went to Germany after SCN

Austin Mansfield:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1988 - 1991

Designation:

Master Control, News, Traffic & Continuity

Sgt Regina McDonald (Baker):

  

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Aug 1995 - 1998

Designation:

Supply

Duties:

SGT Baker worked in SCN supply and ran the shop by herself through many painstaking inventories near the end of SCN’s existence.

Charlie Michelsen:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1993 - 1996

Designation:

Master Control, News, Radio, Command Information

Micah Miller:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

May 1995 - Feb 1998

Designation:

Radio, Master Control, News

Biographic Details:

Left the military

Last known Location:

Last known to be in Washington State

Vivian Minggia:

No photo available

Current Status:  

Missing

Tour of Duty:  

April 1990 - April 1994

Designation:  

Admin

John Mings:

  

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1998 - 1999

Designation:

Last SCN 1st Sgt

Last known Location:

Last known to be at White House Communications

David Monroe:

 

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1994 - 1997

Designation:

Engineering

Duties:

Dave worked as a shift supervisor in engineering and was also the SCN Air Force 1st Sergeant for a while. 

Trivia:

NA

Biographic Details:

Retired and returned to the US

SSG Reginald Nash:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Early 90's

Designation:

NA

SGT Elvin Nuells:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Early 90's

Designation:

Administration
A1C Charla Ouellette:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1990's

Designation:

Radio, News, CI
SPC Kristin Pangman:

 No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1990's
Hermelinda "Millie" H Paniagua:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1990's
Bill Reid:

 No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1993 - 1996

Designation:

NCOIC News & CI
Duties: USAF 1st Sgt

Most recent info:

Retired and became a civilian in charge of broadcast operations at AFN-Bavaria.

Lawrence Rouse:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

??? - 1999

Designation:

Engineering
Larry Schneck:
 

No photo available 

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1991 - 1996

Designation:

News, Radio, and Hondo Station Manager
Duties: Larry was Station Manager at SCN - Honduras (Nov, 1994 - May,1995)
Trivia: His friends remember him as the guy who anchored the final half hour newscast and the guy who always smiled.
Biographic Details: After leaving Panama in 1996 he went to AFN-Aviano (Det 8, AFNEWS),  Aviano AB, Italy where he served as the Broadcast Operations Manager, AFN-Aviano. 

Quote:

NA

Most recent info:

Last known to be working at the AFN Det in Keflavik. 
Sgt Pamela Smith:
 

No photo available 

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1995 - 1998

Designation:

Master control, reporter, News Anchor
Duties:

She was a member of the SCN department for 3 years. During that time she went from Tape slinging in Master Control to reporting and anchoring the News Cast.

She also worked on a specialty show known as "Panama Now" which was a 10 minute program about various topics about the Panama Community. She spent countless hours organizing and creating news topics with various contacts within the community.

Trivia: Through all of her efforts she became very popular with the military community.
Last known Location: Ft Bragg
SGT Larry Smith:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Early 90's
Al Solis:

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1990 - 1999

Designation:

Chief Engineer
Duties: Al was the assistant chief engineer before becoming the chief engineer when Jose Toledo left in 1998
Trivia: He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed golf, fishing, and racquetball.
Biographic Details: Al left Panama to take the chief engineer slot at AFN South in Italy.

Quote:

NA

Last known EM:

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SSgt K. Fitzgerald Stewart:
 

No photo available 

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

March 95 - March 97

Designation:

USAF.  News reporter, editor, anchor
Duties: Stew worked in News primarily as a reporter, shooter, editor, and anchor with Quesenberry, Hartke, Harris, Newberry, Medina, and a host of others.
Petty Officer Jason Thompson, USN:

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Sept. 1993 thru Nov. 1995

Designation:

Master control, production
Duties: Jason worked as; Master Control Operator, Post-Production, & "Panama Now." He produced a ton of creative spots. While at SCN he produced a "Weightlifting" spot with big, bulky, heavy-breathing lifter and helped win TJ for '96 competition.
Trivia: NA
Biographic Details: After leaving SCN he went on to work at the Naval Media Center, Washington D.C. and transferred to Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet/USS LaSalle, home ported in Gaeta, Italy.
Jodi Thronson: 

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

circa @ 1991

Designation:

Traffic & continuity
Duties: Worked in T&C with Rob Barrett
Capt Dennis Tice:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1993 - 1995

Designation:

USAF SCN Commander
SPC Kendrick Washington:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

1990's

Designation:

Radio announcer 
Duties: Co-host of "StreetJamz" a popular Friday night urban show.
Bill Wenger:

No photo available

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Early 90's

Designation:

NCOIC Broadcast Operations
Mark N Williams:
 

No photo available

 

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

Mar 1995 thru July 1997

Designation:

Odectics
Duties: He made history by being the first to create a still photo background 25V that worked in an AFRTS station. He worked in Master Control T&C as a Channel 8&10 Programmer.
Trivia: NA
Biographic Details: After SCN he went on become the NCOIC 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Photo/Video Productions, Fort Bragg.
TSGT Chris Wuerthner:

Current Status:

Missing

Tour of Duty:

?? - 1999

Designation:

CI Producer, broadcaster

 

 

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