(Updated 11/1/2014)

In the News

Getting together with another DCS or two, or ten? Snap a picture and contact us so we can post it. Any photos relating to our gang would be welcome.


DCS Fall Picnic - Macedonia State Park




Reviving annual Danbury Commuting Society gatherings at beautiful Macedonia Brook State Park in Kent, Connecticut, DCS faithful and

friends assembled October 12, 2014, for great fellowship and fun. There are several camera-shy attendees we missed. Additional pictures would be welcome; contact us.




Bridgette (above) and Hy Dawkins (below)







Jan Golon




Tom Brown Sr (above) and Jr (below)







Priscilla Harrison and Midge Brown




Jean and Allan Johnson




Paula and Dave Trimmer




Larry Losio




Peter Dixon




Diane and John Kennedy


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Steve Eckhardt, Harold Freid, Suzi Diehl, ?



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April 2014 - Alum and proud father Don Fleming got to ride from Seattle to Philadelphia

with daughter Rebecca, an Alaska Airlines pilot and pose in the cockpit after arrival. Don reports that Rebecca was "doing the driving!"





September 1, 2014 - Alums Jon Proctor and Terry Anderson Wood at the
Bird Aviation Museum in Sagle, Idaho.





Just received, this 2004 picture celebrating Sonya Rogers Dougherty's retirement from American Airlines, taken at the Pima Air Museum in Tucson, Arizona. It contains six
SFO-based DCSs (shown in bold). L to R: Sandy Tyrholm Simon, Barbara Chrisman, Nancy Ricioli Asay, Pat Favery Spencer, Sonya (in TWA red!) Ruth Stogner Rendon, Joyce Jackson, Myrna Pepper, Ginny Broome, Susan Fitzwilson, Donna Rogers, Pat Rogers, Helyn Thomsen, Mark Mosicki, Cheryl Mitchell, unidentified and Rita Boaz.





Summer 2014. DCS alum Nancy Ricioli Asay (center) with her friends Bette Thomas and Linda Hussar in Kauai where they attended a wedding.




June 15, 2014. A group of DCS alums and TWA friends enjoyed Sunday brunch at
The Thayer Hotel, on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point,
New York. L to R: Tom and Midge Brown, Hy Dawkins, Jan Golon, Dee Schiavelli,
Allan Johnson,
Bridget Dawkins and Carole Chamberlain.



July 5, 2012. Gathering for lunch at the Bluewater Grill in Redondo Beach, California:

Jerry Warkans, Ron Green and Jon Proctor with Judy Veres Klein. Judy's husband, Bill was the photographer.



November 2011. A Class 70-1 mini-reunion! Rod Gaines poses with Cyndy and

Steve Ching at the Catfish Alley restaurant in Las Vegas.



December 2010. DCS alums Carol Ann and Sandy King (center) dropped by to visit with Nancy Nix in Windermere, Florida. They were joined by Bill Burgner.



November 2010. Gathering in Philadelphia, Marianne Lifsey, Barbara Gow, Paul McGowan and Carole (Smaltz) McLaughlin.



September 28, 2010. closing in on the San Diego reunion, alum Jon Proctor joined

June and Tom Donahue for lunch in Del Mar, California.



September 6, 2010. While on a visit to nearby Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, Alums Terry Anderson Wood had lunch with alum Jon Proctor in Sandpoint.


August 21 , 2010. Above: Joe Hobbs and Joe Ballweg strike a pose at the Airline History Museum Hangar, at the downtown Kansas City (Wheeler) Airport, during the MCI Overhaul base closure gathering. Below: Joe and Pam (Shropshire) Smedile at the same event.




July 28, 2010. Alum Mert Nason (left) and Ed Hunter, retired TWA General Manager of Sales in Boston, got together for a game of tennis while their families were vacationing at the South Jersey Shore on Cape May.


April 10, 2010. Alum Jon Proctor had lunch with Kathleen Galindo at Huntington Beach. Many thanks to Kathleen for looking us up and providing her husband Mark's Class picture, 72-xxx. Click here.


Congratualations, Mr and Mrs Tom Donahue!


October 10, 2009. Our President Tom Donahue and June Clark were married today

at Mercer Island, Washington. Tom and June pose at the Donahue residence with

Jerry Warkans, Svein Husevold and Jon Proctor.



July 22-24, 2009 - Orlando

Above: Jon Proctor and Sharon Canzonieri got together for lunch at the

Wyndham Resort.

Below: Enjoying dinner at Carrabba's Italian Grill: Craig Kodera (guest), Jon Proctor, Nancy Nix, Barbara and Bill Burgner.






July 9, 2009. During an informal DCS reunion (!), Tom Donahue, Jon Proctor,

Mike Hagan and Jerry Warkans enjoyed a Seattle Mariners ballgame at Safeco Field.


May 2009. Geoff Shrewsbury sent us this picture of him posing with his son Dylan,

who is a corporate pilot. Geoff was invited to ride jumpseat on one of Dylan's trips.


Judy Veres and Bill Klein

January 27, 2009. Jon Proctor (left) and Ron Green (right) enjoyed lunch with

Judy Veres and her beau, Bill Klein, at Blue Water Grill in Redondo Beach, California.


Bremerton Bunch

October 12 , 2008. A bunch of the boys were whooping it up ... L to R: Mike Hagan,

Tom Donahue, Jerry Warkans, Jon Proctor, Svein Husevold and John Bartell

relax aboard the Washington State Ferry, en route from Seattle to Bremerton for

sightseeing and Sunday brunch.

Bremerton 2

During the same weekend, Jerry, Tom and Svein pose in front of a beautifully restored

DC-2 at Seattle's Museum of Flight.

JetBlue's New Terminal 5 at JFK

JFK T-5 JetBlue

Seen in the final stages of completion, JetBlue's new Terminal 5 (T-5) wraps around the

TWA Flight Center. Look closely and you'll see the original TWA sign atop the building,

facing outward as a reminder of our landmark building's heritage. Passengers will be able

to pass through the Flight Center as then enter and leave the new terminal

On September 22 , 2008, JetBlue hosted a gala sneak preview of T-5. Many thanks to

former TWAer Todd Burke, the airline's vice president of corporate communications,

for inviting the Trans World family to join in the festivities.


DCS alums Linda (Crawford) Parlock, George Gerrish and Donna Richardson

enjoy the hospitality during the T-5 unveiling. Linda and Donna both fly for JetBlue.


Jan Golon and George joined the festivities.

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Tom and Ron

April 2008 - DCS Alum Association Prez Tom Donahue hooked up with Alum Ron Jagen at Ron's home in Sherwood, Maryland.