Recently, Chuck sent updates to the picture captions, but that is secondary to the fact that he took the time to scan and send these pictures to us. For that, we thank you, Chuck! All photos shown belong to Charles Gove who gave us permission to publish them.
This is the enlisted men's club in Taichung. What the Club 36 stands for was not explained. It might be a simple reversal of the Club 63 numbers in Taipei.
Clubs for officers and enlisted men seemed to have appeared shortly after servicemen arrived in an area. There was even one on Matsui when Tom Jones was there in 1958.
This is a neat banner from MAAG recognizing Charles for his service in Taichung.
Many servicemen bought motorcycles while in Taiwan and many of them shipped them back home. Above, Chuck is shown on his 1954 Triumph Spitfire with a screaming 650cc engine.
He bought from an ASA member who used the money to buy a new BSA.
Just like many other enlisted personnel, Chuck "volunteered" at an officers' club baseball game.
I am sure they fully appreciated his time and effort.
This is the inside of the microwave site at Ming Chin. Microwaves were sent to a site just north of Taichung and south to Chiayi.