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KIA/MIA MEMORIAL AWARD
"INTRUDER OF THE YEAR"

Each year a member of the 281st AHC Association is selected by committee as the recipient of the "Intruder of the Year." This award is presented in the remembrance of the brave men of the 281st AHC who were Killed in Action or are listed as Missing in Action.


2001
Gary L. Stagman

Gary and Bob
Gary Stagman receiving the "Intruder of the Year Award".
Presented by Bob Mitchell, Association President.




2002
John W. "Jack" Mayhew


Jack Mayhew receiving the "Intruder of the Year Award."
Presented by Gary Stagman, 2001 recipient.




2003
Brian Paine and Bob Mitchell


Brian Paine and Bob Mitchell
Displaying the "Intruder of the Year Award at the 2003 Reunion.




2004
Earl Broussard

Earl
President Lynn Coleman presents Earl Broussard
with the Intruder of Year Award 2004.




2005
Kelly Mayhew

Kelly Mayhew

Honorary Member Kelly, pictured here with Earl Broussard, the 2004 recipient, is the first person to receive the Intruder of the Year Award who was not a veteran of the 281st AHC. Kelly is the daughter of Jack Mayhew, Commander of the 281st AHC in 1967-68 and former President of this association. Kelly has worked tirelessly during the reunion planning process and during the past reunions in the PX area. She has devoted many hours of her own time in researching KIA's and MIA's as well as her 281st AHC Wall Project in Washington, DC.




2006
Jay Hays


Jay, holding the well deserved 2006 Intruder of the Year Award. Long time member Jay has been an invaluable asset to the Association through his dedicated support of the PX. From our Las Vegas reunions onwards you would always find Jay devoting countless hours insuring that the PX and Hospitality Suite were running smoothly. Now serving as Vice President, Jay will advance to the Presidency in 2007-08. Congratulations Jay, you truly deserve the award.




2007
Marshall "Hawk" Hawkins

Hawk
Hawk Hawkins
Bandit 26
1970




2008
Fred Mentzer

Fred Mentzer
Fred Mentzer
Wolf Pack 36
1967-68




2009
Don Torrini

Don Torrini
Fred Mentzer, Ken Smith, Don Torrini, Jim "Mom" Torbert
Don Torrini
Bandit Pilot
1967 - 1968


2010
Paul Maledy

Paul Maledy
Jim "Mom" Tobert, Paul Maledy
Paul Maledy
Rat Pack CE
1967-1969




2011
Fred Lewis

Fred Lewis
Fred Lewis
Rat Pack Pilot
1967 - 1968




2012
Bob Ohmes

Bob Ohmes
Command Sergeant Major Robert L. Ohmes
483rd Transportation Detachment
July 1967 - July 1968




2013
Frank Becker

Frank Becker
Frank Becker
499th Signal Detachment
June, 1967 - February, 1969




2014
Jim Baker

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Jim Baker
Presentation photo not yet available




2015
Ed Haas

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Ed Haas
Presentation photo not yet available




2016
Will McCollum

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Will McCollum
Presentation photo not yet available




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