Klein, Kenneth G. – AL

I was a fire fighter (AFSC A57170) attached to LBR Duties at Hahn AB, Germany, Merle Beach AFB, South Carolina and deployed to Kunsan AB, Korea during the Pueblo incident in 1968 for six months. My total time as an airborne firefighter was six years 11 months. 1965 – 1967 with Det. 8, Hahn AB,…

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Gurley, Sydney E. – FL

Total Military Service (in years) – 20 List the helicopter models you flew on or serviced – Pilot on H-19,s, H21’s, HH-43B’s, H-34’s, UH-1N’s UH-1F’s & HH-53’s. What units were you stationed in, and year(s) of assignment? – Air Rescue Service, Systems Command A short biography detailing your military service. 10 Years in Air Rescue…

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Grider, Jim – TX

1972 – 1975 at Elmendorf AFB, AK with the 5040th Helicopter Sq. as a CH-3E pilot. 1975 – 1979 at Hurlburt Field, FL with the 20th SOS as a CH-3E pilot. Entered the USAF on 12/16/1970. OTS commission in March, 1971. Army Chopper School followed by 7 years and 2300 hours flying choppers; Fixed wing…

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Pierce, George J. – GA

Pilot 1980 – 1984 with Det 22, 40 ARRS on UH-1N’s at Mt. Home AFB, ID. 1984 – 1987 with the 1550th CCTW on UH-1N’s at Kirtland AFB, NM. 1987 – 1991 with the 304th RQS on HH-3E’s and HH-60G’s at Portland ANGB, WA. 1991 – 1997 with the 71st SOS on MH-3E’s and MH-60G’s…

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Barnes, Jerry D. – MN

1972 – 1980 at Fairchild AFB, WA on UH-1N’s. 1980 – 1985 at Sembach AB, GE with the 601st TASS on CH-53’s. 1985 – 1991 at Kirtland AFB, NM on HH-53’s.

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Morgan, David – VA

Pilot 1986 – 1999 Flying squadrons. 2000 – 2003 ACC requirements. 2003 – 2010 Air Staff Acquisition. 2010 – 2012 NATO.

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Turman, James L. – FL

Crew chief since 1986, left AD for the ART program at Patrick. Retired in 2015. Current DCMA employee. During my service I was deployed on Just Cause, DS, Provide Comfort, OEF, OIF.

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Wittenmyet, Matthew W. – OH

Flight Mechanic 1991 – 1995 with the 20th SOS at Hurlburt Field, FL., worked as an engine mechanic on the MH-53 helicopters . During this assignment I was on deployments in Kuwait, Saudi, Cuba, Italy.

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Perry, Keith McAllen – NM

During my career I flew UH-1H’s, CH-3E’s and HH-3E’s Aug-93 – Dec-97, PCA Sacramento Air Logistics Center AFMC McClellan AFB CA. Jul-93 – Aug-93, PCA Det 3, Air Combat Command ACC McClellan AFB CA. Feb-93 – Jul-93, PCA Headquarters, Air Rescue Service ACC McClellan AFB CA. Jun-92 – Jan-93, PCA Headquarters, Air Rescue Service AMC…

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Garlington, Jerry L. – NC

1973 – Det 3, 40th ARRS, Ubon, Thailand. 1974 – Det 5, 40th ARRS, Takhli, Thailand. 1974 – 1977, Det 3, 40th ARRS, Homestead AFB, FL. 1986 – 1987, Det 3, 40th ARRS, Holloman AFB, NM. 1987 – 1992, 55th SOS, Eglin AFB, FL. Served as a Rescue pilot and Detachment Commander, served as special…

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