Sunday, October 25, 2009

Vehicles: Trucks, Sedans, Jeeps

1957 - Chevrolet Classic

1957 Chevrolet Classic used by Armed Forces Police in D.C. (A1C (E-4) John W. Cook in front)
(photo courtesy of John W. Cook)

1962 - Plymouth Fury

1962 Plymouth Fury used by Armed Forces Police in D.C. (A1C (E-4) John W. Cook in front)
(photo courtesy of John W. Cook)

1960s ~ Cadillac Gage "Commando" APC

Cadillac Gage "Commando" armored personnel carrier 4x4 amphibious vehicle used in Vietnam (Wikipedia article)
(USAF photo)

1960s ~ AMC Jeep

AMC Jeep used in Vietnam by the 821st A Flight Heavy Weapons Phan Rang AB 1968
Photo courtesy: Jim Sly
(used with permission of Gary Jones, 822nd CSPS, Safeside Association Webmaster)

1967 - Dodge 500 "six pack" truck

1967 ~ Dodge 500 (?), Goose Bay AB, Labrador
(photo courtesy of Dave Wagner)

1960s ~ 1970s Chevrolet Suburban
  • No picture available of the Chevrolet Suburban used by the 3800th SPS

  • Affectionately known as the "War Wagon"

  • Had room for about 8-10 SPs, plus equipment

  • The manual transmission had something like 3 low gears, 2 mid, and 2 high, plus 3 reverse gears


1970s ~ Chevrolet panel van

1970s Chevrolet panel van used by Maxwell AFB E.S.T. ~ 1978
Standing: Mike Esquibel, Bill McCue, Steve Branyon, Martin McSween, Charlie Beck
Kneeling: Charles Aldridge, Doug Little, Chuck Drake, SrA (first name unknown) Sawyer
Not pictured: Larry Eaton
(photo by Larry Eaton, courtesy of Chuck Drake)

1975 - Ford F-150

1975 Ford F-150 used at Maxwell AFB
(photo by Philip "J.P." Brown)

1976 - AMC wagon

1976 AMC wagon used at Maxwell AFB
(photo by Philip "J.P." Brown)

1978 - Plymouth Volaré

1978 Plymouth Volaré used at Maxwell AFB (Steve Branyon in front)
(photo by Philip "J.P." Brown)

1978 - Plymouth Volaré

1978 Plymouth Volaré used at Maxwell AFB (Philip "J.P." Brown in door well)
(photo by Steve Branyon)

1982 - Ford sedan

1982 Ford Crown Vic used at Maxwell AFB (Charles J. Beck in front)
(photo by unknown)

1987 - Plymouth Reliant K Car

1987 Plymouth Reliant K Car at Gunter AFS (A1C Aaris Hill in front)
(photo courtesy of Charles "Dave" Catholdi)

1990s ~ Humvee

Humvee used during Desert Storm, Mirage AB, U.A.E. ~ 1990-91
(photo courtesy of Charles "Dave" Catholdi)

2000s ~ Humvee

Humvee used in Iraq ~ 2000s
(USAF photo)

2007 ~ 2009 Chevrolet Impala

2007 ~ 2009 Chevrolet Impalas
Randall Calderon, Sr, DOD cop, Fort Dix, NJ, and
A1C Alexander McPeake, 87th SFS, McGuire AFB, NJ
(USAF photo)

2009 - M-ATV

2009 M-ATV
Mine-resistant ambush-protected All-Terrain Vehicle
This vehicle is the successor to the up-armored Humvee
(USAF photo by SrA Felicia Juenke)

Even in Boats

OSI Agents training with the Essex Police Tactical Boat Unit in England
(USAF photo)

2009 - Also in U.S. Army Helicopters

Training Mission - 2009
532nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Quick Reaction Force
U.S. Army "C" Company, 1-137th Aviation Regiment
Joint Base Balad, Iraq
(USAF photo)

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