Carlos de Mattos
~MEMBERS CAREER BIOGRAPHY~
Jul 1962 - Joined the U.S. Army
1966 - Flew on UH-1's as a flight mechanic with the 173rd Airbourne Brigade in Viet Nam.
1967 - at Shaw AFB, SC. I Joined the USAF as a helicopter mechanic on the H-3's.
1969 - 1970 Served in the 40th ARRS in as a flight engineer.
1970 - 1971 At Hill AFB getting dual qualified as a flight instructor for H-3 and H-53's.
1971 - 1974 At NKP Thailand I was with the Dusty's/ 21SOS.
1974 At Pope AFB. SC. I was assigned to and cross trained into Flight Medicine.
1976 - 1977, I was assigned to 374th at Clark as a Helicopter flight chief and Phase dock supervisor.
1978 At Barksdale AFB, LA. I was a B-52 Supervisor.
1979 - 1981 At Clark AB. P.I. I was assigned to the 3rd TFW and ended up as Chief of Programs and Mobility then I was re-assigned to the 326th Air Division at Wheeler AFB, HI as Chief of Programs and Mobility.
1984 - At Patrick AFB, FL. serving with the 549th Wing as Deployed Fighter Liaison for the Forward Air Control school.
1988 - Retired.