~MEMBERS CAREER BIOGRAPHY~
Enlist USAF May 25, 1965, Complete Basic Training Lackland AFB TX
Assigned Sheppard AFB TX Basic Helicopter Course.
Assigned Sheppard AFB 3750 CMS H-19 Mechanic B-Flight 1965-1967
1967 Attend H-53 Factory School Sikorsky Aircraft Co. 1st USAF Class.
Eglin AFB pre deployment training on H-53A/B
Escort (USS Card) 1st 53 SEA deployment 2 Aircraft
1967-68 Udorn RTAFB 40th ARRS spent most of year TDY to NKP, Da Nang, Lima site 98.
August 68-Jan 69 Assigned McCord AFB, WA. Det.5 WARRC H-43 Flt Mech./IS FM
Mar 69 move Det 5 to Edwards AFB, CA. Re-enlist 26 Sept 66 received orders for H-53 Engineer Course and Da Nang Sept 27. (37th ARRS)
Assigned 37th ARRS Da Nang 1970-71 IS/FE, deliver 1st H-53 to unit.
Assigned 41st ARRS 1971-73 FE/FE, while assigned deliver two H-53's to RAF Woodbridge (1st Atlantic crossing by H-53) Oct/ Nov 1972. Apollo Training at Patrick AFB, Apollo 16 Launch Recovery Force.
USAF Recruiting Service 1973-75 Rock Island-Bloomington IL.
1975 -77 Assigned 20th SOS CH-3C IS/FE
Leave active duty Sep 1977 for Air Technician position with CA AF ANG HH-3E
FE/FE 129th ARRS Hayward ANGB and Moffat NAS CA. 1977-80
1983-85 710MASS 141 FE
1985-88 Military advisor to CAP
Retire 1988 MSG.