~MEMBERS CAREER BIOGRAPHY~
John (Jack) Watkins MSgt USAF Retired
Age 64, Born Wilkes Barre Pa.
Jayne Ann Watkins Wife
February 1961 - June 1963 at Rhein Main AFB, Germany with 7310th Matron Squadron in Motor Pool.
July 1963 - October 1964 at Seymour Johnson AFB NC. with 4th Tran Squadron in Motor Pool.
November 1964 - February 1964 at Sheppard AFB TX. with 3750th Student Training Squadron for Helicopter School.
February 1964 - May 1966 at Tyndall AFB, FL. with 4756th Field Maintenance Sq. on H-3's and H-21's.
June 1966 - June 1967 at Kincheloe AFB, MI. with 507th Camron Sq. Transit Alert.
July 1967 - November 1967 at Tyndall AFB FL. with 4756th Field Maintenance Sq. on H-21's.
January 1968 - December 1968 at Da Nang AB, Vietnam with 37th ARRS on HH-3E's.
February 1961 - December 1968 Served in USAF.
December 1968 - June 1971 Break in Service as Deputy Sheriff in Wilkes Barre, PA.
June 1971 - February 1974 at McDill AFB, FL. Hydraulics on F-4's.
March 1974 - March 1975 at Thule AFB, Greenland with Det. 4, 39th ARRW on HH-3E's.
April 1975 - November 1976 at MacClellan AFB, CA. with 41st ARRS on HH-3E's.
February 1976 - October 1978 at Kadena AFB, Okinawa with 33rd ARRS on HH-53's.
November 1978 - June 1982 at Homestead FL. in Recruiting.
June 1982 - June 1983 at Reading PA. in Recruiting.
June 1971 - July 1983 Served in USAF.
July 1983 retired from USAF.
1987 - 2005 as Deputy Sheriff in Seminole County FL.
2005 retired as Deputy Sheriff Seminole county FL.
Helicopters H-21, CH & HH-3s, HH-53
Senior Crew Member wings
Meritorious Service Ribbon
Air Force Commendation Medal