Bill Crawford MSgt Ret
19 May 55 - 12 Aug 55 Sampson AFB Geneva NY Basic Training
Aug 55 - Dec 55 Gary, San Marcos, TX Chopper school (H-19)
Dec 55 - Oct 56 Gary. San Marcos TX (H-13 Flight line)
Oct 56 - Oct 58 Reese, Lubbock TX (B-25 Prop Shop,B-25 Flight line, H-19A / H-21A)
Oct 58 - Oct 60 Misawa Japan 6139th Ops Sq (H-19B) TDY AST 7 Photo mapping Clark, PI / Borneo / Taiwan / Okinawa & everywhere in between on board the LST ships (H-19B)
Oct 60 - Oct 63 Offutt, Omaha, NB 3902nd OMS (T-33 / H-43B / H-19B) Missile support
Oct 63 - Jul 65 Tachikawa, Japan 6100 Ops Sq (H-19B)
TDY 60 days, 1964 Thailand, Bangkok, Khorat, Takli, Phitsanulok (H-19B) installing communication sites.
Jul 65- Dec 66 Tyndall, Panama City FL 4756 FMS (CH-3C / H-21B) Drone Recovery
TDY 1966 Sheppard H-3 school / Airborne firefighter school Burned in H-43 Crash Grandfield OK, 28 days in hospital at Sheppard
Feb 67 - Feb 68 Binh Thuy, Can Tho Vietnam Det 10 38th ARRS (HH-43F) Rescue
Mar 68 - Jul 69 Forbes, Topeka KS 1371 Mapping & Charting Sq (CH-3E) Support ground stations, measuring gravity, fog dispersal, & many other crazy things.
TDY Brazil AST 10, flew 3 H-3’s from Forbes to Brasilia Brazil, & all over the US
Dec 68 -Mar 69 Danang Vietnam, 37th ARRS (HH-3E)
Jul 69 - Apr 70 NKP 21st SOS (CH-3E) Sneaky Stuff
May 70 - Dec 71 Forbes, Topeka KS 1371st MCS (CH-3E) Same old stuff, TDY Back to Brazil & all over the US again
Jan 72 - Jan 73 Keflavik, Iceland Det 14 40th ARRWg (HH-3E) Rescue
Feb 73 - Apr 75 Hill, Ogden, UT 1551 FTS (CH/HH-3E) Training
1 Jun 75 Retired to Naples FL. 20 years 12 days & 3 or 4 hours but who was counting.