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p51
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posted 06-24-2015 01:31 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for p51   Click Here to Email p51     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have one of Doug Wheelock's personal patches and I'd love to have an autographed photo to show with it when I do military displays (I'll be doing a lecture on vets in space in November).

Anyone have an idea how best to get a signature from him? I'm not a signature collector like most of you, so I'm kinda new at looking for one specifically without already meeting someone in person...

eurospace
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posted 06-26-2015 01:15 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for eurospace   Click Here to Email eurospace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
You should meet him in person. To my experience, he does not respond through the mail.

astro-nut
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posted 06-27-2015 11:14 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for astro-nut   Click Here to Email astro-nut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I met Colonel Wheelock in person and he was very good about signing items. Very pleaesant and friendly.

Hart Sastrowardoyo
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posted 06-27-2015 09:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Hart Sastrowardoyo   Click Here to Email Hart Sastrowardoyo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I can agree he's great in-person. He had a bit of time before a presentation, and I approached him with a, "Col. Wheelock? I Tweeted you..." and he finished with a, "Oh sure. I remember. Come on." We talked for a bit during the time he had, he signed a few things for us, and when I thanked him again via Twitter, he responded likewise. A class act.

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