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Re: Air Force
1965 Chevy C10 #477735 Wed Dec 03 2008 01:12 AM
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 20,197
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Boltergeist
Yep, I worked on the A-7 in Thailand, where it flew close air support. Ugly as a mud fence, but it could carry lots of payload. The 20MM Gatling gun in that big nose could really chew up a target, and the rockets were just an added bit of bang. I was an avionics technician.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/Mb-a7dkorat72.jpg

Jerry

Last edited by Hotrod Lincoln; Wed Dec 03 2008 01:24 AM.

The murder victim was drowned in a bathtub full of Rice Krispies and milk.
The coroner blamed the crime on a cereal killer!

Cringe and wail in fear, Eloi- - - - -we Morlocks are on the hunt!
Re: Air Force
Justhorsenround #478071 Thu Dec 04 2008 12:28 AM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 191
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Cruising in the Passing Lane
1981-1991
Helicopter Mechanic/Phase Dock Jolly Greens
T-37 Jet Mechanic/Phase Dock
OV-10 Bronco Mechanic/Phase Dock

Hubby 1981-2008
Avionics OV-10 Bronco and F-4 Jet
F-16 Jet Engines and Crewchief


My 1937 Chevy 1/2-Ton
.o.o.o.o.o.o.o.
More pictures in my Photobucket
[url=http://s111.photobucket.com/albums/n142/DCINSC]
http://s111.photobucket.com/albums/n142/DCINSC/37%20BODY%20STRIP/
Re: Air Force
patrick66 #1068223 Thu Nov 13 2014 11:09 PM
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 1,354
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Shop Shark
321st bomb wing med. SAC B47 instrument mechanic Pinecastle AFB Florida. 90 days TDY to
Lakenheath/Mildenhall AFB Cambridge UK.
Lages AFB Portugal
Norwegian AF station OSLO Norway
With stops at
Sidi SLimane North Africa
Azores islands
1952/1956.
Keeping an eye on the russians who were keeping an eye on us.

Man thats 62 years ago. I must be an old fart


Weeds

Re: Air Force
Weeds #1068342 Fri Nov 14 2014 04:41 PM
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 967
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Shop Shark
1975-1981 Stationed at Griffiss AFB NY,lost to BRACC 1995 and at Hickam AFB Hi. I was a structural technician aka carpenter. Found my lovely bride in NY and returned in 1981 to make my home. Still a transplanted rebel( born and raised in VA) though.
Dan

Re: Air Force
patrick66 #1068605 Sun Nov 16 2014 03:23 AM
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 200
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Shop Shark
RCAF 1952-1957 Search and rescue, Training Command
Airframe tech on Dakotas, Harvards, Norseman and De haviland single engine Otters This is where I owned my 1950 Chevy 1/2 ton.
Stan

Last edited by StanT; Sun Nov 16 2014 03:25 AM.
Re: Air Force
patrick66 #1069629 Sat Nov 22 2014 06:23 AM
Joined: Jun 2014
Posts: 14
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New Guy
Williams AFB, AZ
Offutt AFB, NE (Awful AFB, OMG NE)

North Omaha Boy, who after talking with a lot of vets about the different branches of the service, joined the AF Medics. Joined the Medics, cause I was told that all of the girls were in the Medics. Purely from a 19 year old male perspective!

Met my wife while at Williams in 1982. She was AF also. Meeting/ Marrying her the best thing Uncle Sugar did for me!

Long time ago!

Happy Thanksgiving!


To Our Veterans, a Grateful Nation remembers and thanks You! 🇺🇸
Re: Air Force
patrick66 #1076966 Sat Jan 03 2015 03:47 AM
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 5
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New Guy
Lackland AFB, Texas
Plattsburg,AFB, N.Y

1966-1970

Re: Air Force
patrick66 #1076987 Sat Jan 03 2015 05:04 AM
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 12,860
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Extreme Gabster
'62-'66
Lackland, Keesler, Castle, Kadena and misc TDYs
SAC AEMS, radio/radar, B52, KC135, C47



Moved over to the Passing Lane

"When we tug a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world" ~ John Muir
"When we tug a single thing on an old truck, we find it falls off" ~ me
Some TF series details & TF heater pics
Re: Air Force
patrick66 #1133449 Sun Nov 08 2015 06:23 AM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 161
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Shop Shark
July 83 to April 07, retired master sergeant, civil engineer dirt boy, (heavy equipment operator)

Basic, july 83/ Aug 83
Tech school, aug 83/ oct 83
Davis Monthan, Tucson Arizona, oct 83/ mar 88
Wethersfield England, mar 88/ aug 90
Kirtland, Albuquerque New Mexico, aug 90/ june 94
Osan AB Korea, june 94/ june 95
Vandenberg, California, june95/ june 04
Nellis, Las Vegas, Nevada, june 04/ apr 07///retired

Re: Air Force
patrick66 #1133757 Tue Nov 10 2015 01:59 PM
Joined: Jan 2000
Posts: 541
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Shop Shark
Air Force 1965 - 1969
Lackland and Keesler (radio maint. school)
Bamberg and Bad Kreuzanch Germany
Few months at Warner Robbins AFB

don

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