DEAN’S STORY

DEAN’S STORY

DEAN SHOCKLEY My name is Garlanda Shockley, Dean’s wife. I’m writing this narrative because Dean cannot write it for himself.  I’m so glad to have found this missile cancer community.  Dean served as a missile maintenance specialist at Malmstrom AFB from 1987-1990 and...
JACKIE’S STORY

JACKIE’S STORY

JACKIE My name is Jackie.  I was a Missile Combat Crew Commander from 2000 to 2004 serving in the, now-decommissioned, 564th Missile Squadron, Malmstrom AFB, Montana. I then served as an instructor in the 392d Training Squadron at Vandenberg AFB, California until...
JASON’S STORY

JASON’S STORY

JASON BOSWELL My name is Jason Boswell and I want to share my story so that it may help others who are just starting their journey that I have already traveled. My cancer presented quite suddenly on January 1st, 2015. I awoke that morning with a headache and fever...
ROB’S STORY

ROB’S STORY

 ROB CALDERON My name is Dr. Roberto (Rob) Calderon, and I served in the 564th Missile Squadron at Malmstrom AFB from 1995-1998.  In 2000 at the age of 28, I was one of the first from my year group to be diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  I along with two of my good...
DAVID’S STORY

DAVID’S STORY

DAVID HOLLIS I am David Hollis, and was an ICBM crew member stationed at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, in the 490th Missile Squadron between April 2002 and May 2006. All crew members were exposed to radon gas at varying levels and frequency by virtue of being in...
RYAN’S STORY

RYAN’S STORY

RYAN LUECKE My name is Ryan Luecke and I’m sharing my story because I don’t believe the toxic exposure from serving in LCCs is limited to Malmstrom AFB. In our training at Vandenberg AFB, we were told that we could serve in ANY of the 45 Minutemen III...