Foster, James – CO

James Foster

27 June 1960, at Stead AFB, NV. with the 3638th Flying Training Squadron and 3635th Flying Training Wing (Advanced) (ATC) for Helicopter Pilot Training Course, H-19/H-21.

8 December 1960, at Forbes AFB, KS. with the 815th Operation Squadron and 815th Combat Support Group, 21st Air Division, 2nd Air Force (SAC) on the H-19, H-43, H-13, UH-1B, and Vertol 107.

27 May 1963, at Beale AFB, CA. with the 456th Strat. Aerospace Wg, (SAC) then reassigned to the 456th Cmbt. Spt. Gp., 14th Strat. Aerospace Division, 15th Air Force (SAC) as a H-19 Instructor Pilot.

31 May 1965, at Minot AFB, ND. with Hq. 862nd Cmbt. Spt. Gp., 810 Strat. Aerospace Division, 2nd Air Force (SAC) as a Pilot on H-19’s and UH-1F’s.

16 May 1966, Test Pilot for Bell Helicopter Co. Textron, Ft Worth, TX. on UH-1B, C, D, E, F, H, & AH-1, TUG, 47G-3, and 204, 205, & 206.

31 Jul 1967, at Sheppard AFB, TX. with the 3637th Fly Tng. Sq, 3630 Flying Tng. Wg. (ATC), “C” Flt. as a Pilot on TH-1F’s & CH-3C’s.

14 Mar 1969, with the 20th Sp. Op. Sq., 14th Cmbt. Spt. Gp., 14th SOW, (PACAF) APO, San Francisco, CA, 96316 and 20th Sp. Op. Sq., 14th Cmbt. Spt. Gp., 14th SOW, (PACAF) APO, San Francisco, CA, 96205 as a Pilot on UH-1P and UH-1F.

13 Apr 1970 at Indian Springs AAF, NV. with Det. 1, AF Sp. Wpns. Cen., (AFSC) then Reassigned to Det. 1, 4900th Test Group (FLIGHT TEST) (AFSC) as a Pilot on UH-1F’s, UH-1N’s.

31 Jan 1972, at Randolph AFB, TX. as IPIS with 3511th Fly Tng. Sq, 3510th Fly Tng. Wg. (ATC), Reassigned USAF Instr. Flt. Cen., 12th Fly Tng. Wg. (ATC) as a Pilot on UH-1F’s.

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