First To Serve
6254th Air Police Squadron

Pleiku AB, 6254th CSG/AP, Apr 1965-8 Apr 1966
Pleiku AB, 6254th SPS, 31 Mar 1970-30 Apr 1972

Pleiku Air Base

submitted by Pat Dunne,
Pleiku AB, 1967

Photos by Walter Cobourn
Pleiku AB, 1965


Here are photos of the first air cops at Pleiku Air Base. In April 1965, 24 Air Policemen of the 6254th APS arrived on base.

1) TSgt Walter Cobourn, manhandling a Browning .30, with SSgt Hamilton feeding.

2) Bunker break-time, for the first members of the 6254th APS at Pleiku.
Standing: TSG Akers, A2C Miller,
Sitting on top: A2C Molyneux, A1C Rinde, and Lt. Collins the CO.

3) This is one of first bunkers, temporarily, built at Pleiku in 1965.
Manned by SSgt "Chief" Siva. We Take Care of Our Own
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