USAF ROTORHEAD Members
May 1975, Enlisted and trained at Lackland & Sheppard.
1975 – 1977 at Hurlburt Field, FL., as a UH-1N crew chief with the 834th Organizational Maintenance Sq.
1977 – 1985 at Luke AFB, AZ. as a UH-1F/P crew chief/flight chief with the 58th Equipment Maintenance Sqdn./405th Equipment Maintenance Sq. Base Flight Section.
1985 -1986 at Zaragoza, Spain as a UH-1N flight chief with Det. 9, 67th ARRS, . I left Zaragoza in 1986 after my first wife died from injuries received in an auto accident.)
1986 – 1995 at Hurlburt Field, FL. as a MH-53H/J Pave Low inspection dock chief/ flight chief (and a dozen other jobs!) with the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 16th Aircraft Generation Squadron; later 20th AMU and 20th Special Operations Squadron.
Served in Saudi Arabia (King Fahd IAP and later Dhaharan) with the 20th, Jan – Jul 1991 during Desert Storm; served in Italy (Brindisi/ San Vito Air Station) in Mar – May 1994 in support of Operation Provide Promise.