Palmer Station Winter 1995
Let's try this list with help from many of you including Dave Vella and Glenn Grant...the photo is thanks to Glenn.
Front row: Richie Skane, Glenn Grant.
Second row: Tom Galles (MAPCON), Jacqie Mahoney (supply), Dennis Costello (GA), Kirk Kiyota (station manager), Dave Vella (FEMC engineer), Mary Lenox (admin), Mark Sadzikowski (doctor).
Third row: Jeff Aimes (FEMC construction helper), Traci Perdue (inventory control specialist), Victoria Hogue (inventory control specialist), Corey Peterson (lab manager), Margaret Rothermel (GA), Caryl Shea (logistics manager), Matt Redlon (GA).
Last row: Dennis Zadra (electrician), Jordan Dickens (facility engineer), Brian Williams (comms), Bruce Tollefson (carpenter), Ray Smith (plumber), Rick Byce (cook), Mark Samojla (cook), Paul Huckins (computers), Paul Lux (power plant mechanic).
Not in picture: Robert (Gumby) Carlson
Who really "wintered?" Well, if you were there, you know. The Antarctic Journal (Vol. XXX, 1995) listed 21 folks, but this list isn't right either...
Byce, Rick D., ASA Carlson, Robert D., ASA Costello, Dennis L., ASA Dickens, Jordan L., ASA Grant, Glenn E., ASA Huckins, Paul G., ASA Kiyota, Kirk A., ASA, station manager Lenox, Mary E., ASA Lewis, Martin E., ASA Lux, Paul F., ASA Mahoney, Jacqueline F., ASA
Peterson, Corey J., ASA Redlon, Matthew D., ASA Rothermel, Margaret E., ASA Sadzikowski, Mark R., ASA Samojla, Mark S., ASA Shea, Caryl, ASA Tollefson, Robert B. (Bruce), ASA Vella, David A., ASA Williams, Brian L., ASA Zadra, Dennis F., ASA
Not too long ago, Glenn Grant put together a great "where are they now" list which I'll include here... Richie Skane, died 2003 Glenn Grant, never achieved escaped velocity and was still at Palmer Thomas Galles, living in Wyoming last I heard. Where are ya Tom? Jacqie Mahoney, after w/o 96 at McMurdo, moved to Calif with Matt Redlon. Presumably got married. Dennis Costello, still works in the RPSC office Kirk Kiyota, died (2000?) while hiking alone in Volcanoes Nat'l Park, HI Dave Vella, out east. Mary Lenox, finished up her masters at WashU, Pullman, married to Gumby Mark "Sadz" Sadzikowski, back living in Detroit last I heard Jeff Aimes, unknown. Last I heard he had accidentally paraglided into a Chilean military compound, but somehow convinced them he wasn't invading Tracy Perdue, still working in the program? Vicki Hogue, unknown Corey Peterson, living in Tasmania, still occasionally works on USAP ships Margaret Rothermel, unknown Matt Redlon, see Jacqie Mahoney Jordan Dickens, either getting rich, or shot at, or both Brian Williams, moved to Florida to go to aircraft engine maintenance school Mark Furnish ???, still works in the program Rick ????, unknown Mark Rosen, unknown Paul Huckins, still works in the program Paul Lux, where are ya? (unedited original photo, 1.72 mb)