U. S. Air Force - 623rd AC&W Squadron

Okinawa and the Ryukyu Archipelago

"Typhoon Alley" "The Rock"

(Image provided by Joe OBrien - thanks!)

This website is respectfully dedicated to the men and women who staffed and continue to staff the many military units associated with the air defense of Okinawa and the USA.


2014 Reunion Information!!!

28 Sep-1 Oct 2014

Click here for the reunion website

Click here for the reunion pamphlet


  1. Click here for the most recent edition of The Scanner
  2. Here is a booklet on Yoza Dake. For more information contact Donn Cuson (click on his name to email him).
  3. Contact List is updated as of 5 Jun 12 (and alphabetized) ***Note: you will need to zoom in to see it. It is sized to fit on a sheet of paper


A new book by (our) Fredio Samples!

SmugMug is our photo host!
Click the Logo, below!

Looking for old friends from your tour on Okinawa?

This may help. A place where you can share your contact information and search for others.

The Contact Database is current as of 5 Jun 12

I will be updating it regularly.

Click here to access the Contact Database

If you want to add or change the information you submitted, please email the Webmaster at rodsk@bellsouth.net

Looking for old friends from your tour on Okinawa?

This may help. A place where you can leave word about others you would like to contact.


Although our name suggests we are only the 623rd AC&W veterans, in reality we are veterans of many groups involved in the air defense of Okinawa. These include, the 624th & 851st AC&W Sq, Det.1 HQ 313 Air Divsion, 529th AC&W Gr & 2152 Comm Sq ( Okinawa air defense).

For information about joining the 623rd AC&W association, which includes reunion information, newsletters and ways to contact "old pals", just click on the E mail address below. No obligation, and we'd like to hear from you. Contact David Cory at dbcory@earthlink.net.

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~ History of Air Defense on Okinawa ~

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