USAF ROTORHEAD Members
John C. Ratliff.
I served as a PJ during all of my tours;
1967 – 1968, after basic training and PJ school serving first with the 33rd ARRSq in Okinawa (and Korea), crewing the HU-16.
1968 – 1969, detached to Kunsan AFB, Korea on HH-43Bs.
1969 – 1970, with the 55th ARRSq, Kingsley Field, Bermuda and then Orlando AFB, FL.
1970 – 1971, with the 37th ARRSq on the HH-53C & HH-43B on TDY to NKP.
1971 – 1977, after leaving active duty I re-enlisted and served with the 304th ARRSq. (Reserve) in Portland, OR. (while attending Oregon State University 1972-1977) where we crewed, first the HH-34J and then the HH-1H helicopters.