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United States Air Force (Active)
August 1968-January 1976
United States Air Force (Reserves)
May 1976-June 2001

Active Duty Assignments:
1969-1970, March AFB, CA, 22nd Bomb Wing, 22nd FMS, (KC-97/C-124/C-133) Refueling Tanker Aircraft
1970-1971, Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 388th CSG, 553rd FMS, (EC-121R) Reconnaissance Aircraft
1971-1972, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 16th SOS, 8th FMS, (AC-130A/E) Gunship Aircraft
1972-1973, Hamilton AFB, CA, 4661st Air Materiel Sq (T-29) Trainer Aircraft
1973-1975, Hickam AFB, Hawaii, 619th MASSq (C-130H/P/N), Rescue, Recovery Aircraft & NASA Skylab Support
1975-1976, Bergstrom AFB, TX, 4502nd CAMRON (OV-10, O-2), Observation Aircraft
Air Force Reserve Assignments:
1976-1977, Travis AFB, CA, 945th OMS (C-5A) Air Force Reserves, Cargo Aircraft
1977-1989, Mather AFB, CA 940th AREFG (KC-135A) Air Force Reserves, Air Refueling Tanker
1989-1994, McClellan AFB, CA 940th ARW (KC-135A/E) Air Force Reserves, Air Refueling Tanker
1994-2001 Beale AFB, CA, Air Force Reserves (KC-135A/E), Refueling Tanker Aircraft
2001- Retired U.S. Air Force
 
Major Temporary Duties (TDY)
Hickam AFB, HI, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1994
Mildenhall AFB, England, Nurenburgh, Germany May 30 - June 13, 1987
Mildenhall AFB, England, May 13-27, 1988
Direct & In-Direct Support during Desert Shield, Desert Storm 1990-1991
Utapao RTNB, Thailand (Cobra Gold), May 19, to June 1, 1994
Pisa, Italy, (Joint Endeavor), August 13-27, 1994
Geilenkirchen AB, Germany (NATO Support), May 18, to June 5, 1998
Aviano AB, Italy, (Decisive Forge), 1 Augsut 17, to September 16, 1998

TDY's
Key West, FL, January 14-17, 1978
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma January 26-28, 1979
Warner Robins, GA April 12-14, 1979
Honolulu, Hawaii June 8-9, 1979
Anchorage, AK August 8-9, 1979
Austin, TX October 26-28, 1979
Salt Lake City, UT, Riverside, CA, Honolulu, HI January 19-21, 1980
New Orleans, LA, August 26-30, 1980
Honolulu, HI September 2-6, 1980
Newark, NJ September 14-15, 1980
Honolulu, HI November 6-9, 1980
Honolulu, HI June 16, 1982
Salt Lake City, UT January 7-11, 1985
Atlanta, GA, January 3-10, 1986
Warner Robins, GA January 5-9, 1987
New Orleans, LA May 18-22, 1987
Kansas City, MO April 18-22, 1987
Oklahoma City, OK October 24-28, 1988
New Orleans, LA April 24-29, 1989
Los Angeles, CA March 18-24, 1990
Montgomery, AL April 23-27, 1990
Oklahoma City, OK August 6-10, 1990
Ft. Walton Beach, FL April 22-26, 1991
Ft. Walton Beach, January 5-10, 1992
Panama City, FL, February 23, to March 7, 1992
Austin, TX, June 15-19, 1992
Ft. Walton Beach, August 29, to September 4, 1992
Wichita Falls, TX, March 30, to May 18, 1993
Ft. Walton Beach, FL, March 7-15, 1993
Honolulu, HI, January 20-23, 1994
Ft. Walton Beach, FL, February 22-25, 1994
Wichita Falls, TX, October 10-12, 1994
Wichita, KS, November 14-18, 1994
Hampton, VA, October 6-10, 1997
Ft. Walton Beach, October 19-24, 1997
Wichita Falls, TX July 18, to August 1, 1998
Tucson, AZ, March 27, to April 2, 1999
Ontario, CA, February 10-20, 2000
Ft. Walton Beach, March 12-18, 2000
 
Awards & Decorations
1. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
2. Air Force Commendation Medal
3. Air Force Achievement Medal
4. Distinguished Air Force Presidential Unit Award
5. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (“V”) Combat Device (8 Devices)
6. Air Force Good Conduct Medal (1 Device)
7. Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal (7 Devices)
8. National Defense Service Ribbon (1 Device)
9. Vietnam Service Ribbon (5 Devices)
10. Armed Forces Service Medal (3 Devices)
11. Air Force Overseas (SHORT) Tour Ribbon (1 Device)
12. Air Force Overseas (LONG) Tour Ribbon (1 Device)
13. Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon (7 Devices)
14. Armed Forces Reserve Medal (1 Device)
15. Air Force Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (1 Device)
16. Air Force Training Ribbon
17. Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation (Palms)
18. Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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