Bob Abernathy

May 26, 1976  Commissioned 2Lt (ROTC) California State University, Fresno.

Dec 1976 – Sept 1977 At Fort Rucker, Alabama UPT-H in the TH-55 and UH-1H.

Oct 77 – Jan 78 At Kirtland AFB, NM for HH-53C Transition.

Jan 78 – Dec 80 At Bergstrom AFB, TX. with the 701st TASS, on the CH-53C Tactical Air Control Support.

Mar 81 – Jan 83 At Luke AFB, AZ. with the 405th TFTW on the UH-1F and UH-1P. Flew range support and local rescue.

Feb 83 – Feb 86 at Sembach AB, W. Germany with the 601st TASS on the CH-53C Tactical Air Control Support.

Mar 86 – Aug 90 wit the 1551st FTS, 551st FTS, HH-53B/C, TH-53A, MH-53J Instructor Pilot and Evaluator on H-53 Helicopters.

Aug 90 – Sep 91 At Clark AB, Phillipines with the 31st SOS,  MH-53J Special Operations.

Oct 91 – Nov 96 At Kirtland AFB, NM with the 551st SOS on TH-53A and MH-53J.

December 1, 1996 Retired from active duty.

Integrity, Honor, and Respect
Some of the best things cannot be bought, they must be earned

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