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Linda, Judy and Bat ~ 1962 MWHS Grads and Fort Wolters PX Employees

FORT WOLTERS U.S. Army and Air Force Exchange Service Employees 1962 - 1966
Dorothy Culwell Cox Calhoun, Office Manager
Jeff Jeffries, Store Manager, and Delores Foley Elfreida Blocker Hinshaw and Florence Grimes Judith "Judy" Richards Wayne Blocker, and Winford "Bat" Masterson Elfreida Blocker Hinshaw in Front of Fort Wolters PX
Following graduation from Mineral Wells High School, Winford "Bat" Masterson, Linda Ashford and Judith "Judy" Richards, all of the Class of 1962, took jobs with the U.S. Army and Air Force Exchange Service at nearby Fort Wolters. In 1962, Mineral Wells, Texas and Fort Wolters was the destination of thousands of helicopter pilot trainees and other military personnel who in time would find themselves embroiled in the Vietnam war.We were a close-knit bunch at the PX and we enjoyed getting to know one another as we learned a new job. The older employees took the younger ones under their wings and made us feel that this, our first job…