Skip to content

Check Six – 2010: Friends at a Retirement Ceremony

June 28, 2022
Retiree News photograph

Retirement ceremonies are an important part of a person’s military career. Many times retirees join currently serving members to honor the newest retiree.

William Petti‘s ceremony was June 25, 2010 at the 154th Wing’s dining facility. Among the attendees were (L-R) Calvin Yoshimoto, Gregory Ng, Allen Mizumoto, and Stanley “Ossum” Osserman.

Cal served many years in the maintenance complex, first in fighters and later became a member of the startup of the 203rd Air Refueling Squadron. His son, Curtis, remains a pilot with the 199th Fighter Squadron.

Greg retired from the Hawai’i Air National Guard in 2006 and his civilian position at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in 2008. He passed away on May 29, 2020.

Allen Mizumoto retired in 1993 after serving as the Commander, Hawaii Air National Guard. He continues to enjoy his retirement.

Ossum’s retirement ceremony was on July 13, 2014 at the new F-22 Raptor hanger. He worked for the State of Hawaii on the hydrogen power project and retired two years ago.

From → History

Comments are closed.