Campbell, Bill M. – FL

Bill M. Campbell

1964, Office Training School.

1965, at Randolph AFB, TX. for pilot training, T-28A’s then at Stead AFB, NV. for Helicopter School 66E/H in H-19B’s and CH-3C’s.

1966 – 1967, at Turner AFB, GA with the 1371st Photo Mapping Squadron as a CH-3C/E pilot.

1967 – 1968, at Forbes AFB, KS. with the 1371st Photo Mapping Squadron as a C/HH-3E Aircraft Commander, awarded the Sikorsky “Winged S” for rescue in Canal Zone in May 1968.

1968 – 1969, at Da Nang AB, RVN with the 37th ARRs Rescue Crew Commander and Instructor Pilot.

1970 – 1979, at Grissom AFB, IN. I flew A-37B’s at Grissom AFB. In 21st SOS then 45th TFS, Squadron Flying Safety Officer/Pilot.

1979 – 1986, at NAS New Orleans, LA. with the 706th TFS. I flew A-37B’s and A-10A’s. I was awarded Group Flying Safety Officer/Pilot // awarded 8-9 additional Air Medals and 2 DFCs but never received the awards and many attempts to find — unsuccessful. Last confirmation the awards were mailed by Lt. Col. Charles Lowry unit awards and Decorations Officer.

November 1986 – Retired at NAS New Orleans, LA.

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

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