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Bernard L. Newton


Bernard entered the USAAF in July 1947 (The Old Brown Shoe Corps.) and served our country as follows;

 

1947 1948 At Okinawa.

 

1948 1949 At MacDill AFB, FL. with the ARS Sq.

 

1949 1950 At Saudi Arabia on the H-5H’s.

 

1950 1950 At Sheppard AFB, FL as an instructor at the helicopter school.

 

1950 1955 At Edward Gary AFB, San Marcos, TX in 1950 with the re-located helicopter school.

 

1955 1958 At Clark AB, PIE with the 31st ARS

 

1958 1958 At Glasgow AFB, MT.

 

1958 1963 At Stead AFB, NV., to train pilots on the mechanical operations of the H-19’s and H-21’s.

 

1963 - ???? At Shaw AFB, SC.

 

???? 1968 At Chanute AFB, IL as a instructor.

 

1968 Retired.

 

Bernard may hold the record in our RotorHeads group for joining the service at the youngest age. He turned 16 years of age on 27 August 1947 and had joined the USAAF in July 1947 at just a few weeks short of his 16th birthday.


 

         



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