Hall, Kyron “K V” – MT

Kyron (KV) Hall

Entered USAF Aviation Cadet Training (class 55-U) in May 1954. Lackland AFB, TX.

Aug 54 – Malden AB, MO. flight Training – PA-18 (SuperCub) and T-6G.

Mar 55 – Vance AFB, OK. – TB-25 Mitchell twin engine bombers.

Aug 31, 1955 – Awarded Pilot wings and commissioned 2nd Lt.

Sep – Dec 1955 – Helicopter pilot training – Edward Gary AB, San Marcos, TX. H-13 and H-19.

Dec 5, 1955 – Helicopter Instructor Taining – H-13 : Dec 13 – Assigned to instruct Army helicopter students at Gary AB, TX. H-13

Jul 26, 1956 – L-19 maintenance section, Gary AB, TX.

Nov 20, 1956 – Randolph AFB, TX. – IP H-13/ Jul 57 – IP H-19/Jan 58 – IP H-21

Aug 1958 – Stead AFB, NV. – H-19B

Feb 1959 – Goose Bay, Labrador H-21B

Feb 1960 – Stead AFB, NV. – H-19B: Oct 1960 – H-21 IP.

Feb 1961 – Stead AFB, NV. – Instructor Training Section H-19/H-21

Mar-Jun 62 –TDY Christmas Island, South Pacific – Atomic Tests – H-21B

Jun 1965 – Advanced Party to relocate Helicopter School to Sheppard AFB, TX. – H-19

Nov 1965 – OIC Instructor Training, Sheppard AFB, TX. – H-19/CH-3C

Jun 1967 – 20th Heli Sq., Udorn RTAFB, Thailand – Chief Stan/Eval. – CH-3C/E

Jul 1968 – 21st Ops Sq., Elmendorf AFB, AK. – H-21B

Apr 1970 – 5040th Heli Sq., Elmendorf AFB, AK. – HH-3E

Nov 1970 – 21st Wing Stan/Eval., Elmendorf AFB, AK. – HH-3E

Jul 1972 – Helicopter Operations Officer, 341st Missile Support Group, Malmstrom AFB, MT. – UH-1F

Retired in Great Falls, Montana, I June 1974 –Major – Command Pilot – 7800 hours in helicopters.

Awarded – Silver Star, DFC w/1 OLC, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal w/6 OLC, AF Commendation Medal w/1 OLC, AFOUA w/3 OLC, others.

Aircraft Commander on Longest Overwater Rescue flight for a Land Based Helicopter (450 miles at sea) Alaska 1971.

Historian for the USAF Helicopter Pilot Association. Enjoy the Reunions and the old (and older) friends.

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