~MEMBERS CAREER BIOGRAPHY~
Kyron (KV) Hall
Entered USAF Aviation Cadet Training (class 55-U) in May 1954. Lackland AFB, TX.
Aug 54 Malden AB, MO. flight Training - PA-18 (SuperCub) and T-6G.
Mar 55 Vance AFB, OK. TB-25 Mitchell twin engine bombers.
Aug 31, 1955 Awarded Pilot wings and commissioned 2nd Lt.
Sep - Dec 1955 Helicopter pilot training Edward Gary AB, San Marcos, TX. H-13 and H-19.
Dec 5, 1955 Helicopter Instructor Taining H-13 : Dec 13 - Assigned to instruct Army helicopter students at Gary AB, TX. H-13
Jul 26, 1956 L-19 maintenance section, Gary AB, TX.
Nov 20, 1956 Randolph AFB, TX. IP H-13/ Jul 57 IP H-19/Jan 58 IP H-21
Aug 1958 Stead AFB, NV. H-19B
Feb 1959 Goose Bay, Labrador H-21B
Feb 1960 Stead AFB, NV. H-19B: Oct 1960 H-21 IP.
Feb 1961 Stead AFB, NV. Instructor Training Section H-19/H-21
Mar-Jun 62 TDY Christmas Island, South Pacific Atomic Tests H-21B
Jun 1965 Advanced Party to relocate Helicopter School to Sheppard AFB, TX. H-19
Nov 1965 OIC Instructor Training, Sheppard AFB, TX. - H-19/CH-3C
Jun 1967 20th Heli Sq., Udorn RTAFB, Thailand Chief Stan/Eval CH-3C/E
Jul 1968 21st Ops Sq, Elmendorf AFB, AK. H-21B
Apr 1970 5040th Heli Sq, Elmendorf AFB, AK. HH-3E
Nov 1970 21st Wing Stan/Eval, Elmendorf AFB, AK. HH-3E
Jul 1972 Helicopter Operations Officer, 341st Missile Support Group, Malmstrom AFB, MT. UH-1F
Retired in Great Falls, Montana, I June 1974 Major - Command Pilot 7800 hours in helicopters.
Awarded Silver Star, DFC w/1 OLC, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal w/6 OLC, AF Commendation Medal w/1 OLC, AFOUA w/3 OLC, others.
Aircraft Commander on Longest Overwater Rescue flight for a Land Based Helicopter (450 miles at sea) Alaska 1971.
Historian for the USAF Helicopter Pilot Associan. Enjoy the Reunions and the old (and older) friends.