Ralph Schwiderske

Nov. 1979, I enlisted in the AF. Basic training and then Tech School in Wichita Falls Texas (light lift).

1980 – 1984, My first duty assignment was Indian Springs AFAF, NV. (UH-1N).

Feb. 1984 – Dec. 1988, I left there and went to Vandenberg AFB, California (UH-1N).

Dec. 1988 – Jan. 1983, I left Vandenberg and went to Andrews AFB, Maryland (UH1-N).

Jan. 1983 – Jan. 1993, I left Andrews and went to Osan AB, South Korea for a year (the mighty MH-53J Pave Low) (Gods Helicopter!!!!).

Feb. 1993 – 1996, I went to Patrick AFB, Florida (HH-3E and then MH-60G’s). 

1996 – the Air Force moved the whole unit to Moody AFB, Georgia (MH-60G). I retired from the AF there.

I now work for the Department of Army at Fort Rucker, Alabama for the Aviation Technical Testing Center.

Integrity, Honor, and Respect
Some of the best things cannot be bought, they must be earned

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