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In Memory of Western/Delta Flight Attendant Patti Maxey

~ IN MEMORY ~ Western/Delta Flight Attendant Patti Maxey      1944-2023 Patricia Lee Kennedy Maxey was born in Cleveland, Ohio but grew up with her four brothers in South Charleston, West Virginia.  She had to learn to enjoy playing boy games which gave her the great competitive spirit and “spunk” that remained with her always. After completing Continue reading

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In Memory of Navy Veteran, WA/DL Capt. Robert A. Carollo

~ IN MEMORY ~ Navy veteran, WA/DL Capt. Robert A. Carollo December 22, 1942 ~ November 13, 2023 Notice of passing retired Western/Delta pilot Captain Robert “Bob” Allan Carollo, age 80.  Bob joined Western Airlines on 02-12-1973 and retired from Delta Air Lines.  He was based LAX and then DFW/030 prior to retirement.  Bob is Continue reading

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In Memory of WA/DL Capt. Charles Richard Komberec

~ IN MEMORY ~ WA/DL Capt. Charles Richard Komberec  March 18, 1947 ~  October 28, 2023 Charles Richard (Dick) Komberec passed away on October 28, 2023, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana, where he had received exceptional and compassionate care. Dick was born in Thompson Falls, Montana on March 18, 1947. From his early Continue reading

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In Memory of USAF Veteran, WA/DL Capt. Jerald Clay Burgess

~ IN MEMORY ~ USAF veteran, WA/DL Capt. Jerald Clay Burgess November 26, 1945 ~ August 18, 2023 Notice with the passing of retired Western Airlines/Delta Air Lines captain and Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Jerald Clay Burgess, age 77.  Captain Burgess joined Western Airlines 05-02-1977 and retired with Delta Air Lines, based 030/LAX.  He is Continue reading

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Wally Bird Reunion & Convention – Nov 13-15, 2023

Western Airlines 2023 Worldwide Alumni Reunion November 13th-15th, 2023 | Mesquite, Nevada BOOK NOW CONTACT US November 13th-15th, 2023 | Mesquite, Nevada  HOST HOTEL RESORT:  THE EUREKA HOTEL CASINO RESORT Countdown to this event: 60 days !  Only 2 months away! We encourage WAL retirees from around the USA to attend this first “systemwide” reunion Continue reading

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Welcome to the new Wallybird.com website!  In honor of 10 years of the Wallybird website we’ve launched a new site in April of 2017.  Enjoy!