USAF ROTORHEAD Members
1968 – 1969, I joined the USAF on 11 Dec. 1968 and went to basic training at Lackland AFB, TX., then to tech. school at Shepard AFB, TX.
1969 – 1970, I was then assigned to Ellington AFB, Texas with the HH-43 support for astronaut lunar landing training. While at Ellington AFB I went TDY to the pilot training base at Vance AFB, OK., on the HH-43’s.
1970 – 1971, Then back to Ellington AFB where I had orders to Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam in March of 1970 on the HH-43’s and was there until the unit closed in October and then I was assigned to Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam on the HH-43’s.
1971 – 1972, I departed Vietnam on March 8, 1971 for an assigned at Whiteman AFB, MO. on UH-1’s, missile support, flying security police to missile sites.
1972 – I seperated from the USAF on 8 Dec. 1972 as a A43170D with the rank of E-5 with 13 months time in grade. Happy to have been put on flying status at Tuy Hoa until time of separation.