Sendai, Japan

1953 Camp Crawford 1954 Camp Sendai 1955-56 Camp Schimm Around Sendai Shops in Sendai

 Emergency Leave


My Father had Cancer
Lanier Field
Flying over Rice Paddies
Haneda Airport
Tokyo to Hawaii
Ship at Sea
Gooney Birds Wake Island
Hickam Air Force Base
Hotel in Honolulu
Waikiki Beach
PX at Hickam
Golden Gate Bridge
Hawaii to California
Leave Chicago for Dayton
Dayton, Ohio
Marriage to Patricia Ann Custer

July 1955
Abe and Pat in July 1955 just married.

Abe and Pat in 2002 having a big laugh
Abe and Pat in 2002 married 47 years.

  I got home from Sendai in March and was able to stay with my father until April for a total of thirty (30) days. My father had cancer and died in June 1955. I came back home but arrived a week after he was buried. During this leave time I  met my wife, Pat, and in July and we got married. We have been married since July 1955.
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