Bio: Klabon, Kenneth – A/1c (Home from Thailand – 1967)
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 26 Jan 1967
A/1c Kenneth Klabon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Klabon, returned home Saturday after spending the past 13 months with the U.S. Air Force in Thailand. He will enjoy a 40-day leave here before reporting to his next assignment in Tampa, Florida.
In Thailand Airman Klabon worked as a weapon’s mechanic and in Tampa will work on F-4’s.
Interesting notes on his flight home are that he left Bangkok, Thailand on the 20 th at 9 p.m. and arrived in San Francisco at 10:30 p.m., also on the 20 th. Flying on the Continental Airlines Military Chartered flight, one stop was made in Kabena, Okinawa, and then onto Travis AFB in the U.S. He enjoyed 85 degree temperatures when leaving in summer uniforms and arrived in San Francisco in 53 degree temperature and rain –“It was cold,” he said.
While home he intends to visit relatives and friends in Chicago, Ohio and La Crosse.
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