John (Jack) Watkins MSgt USAF Retired

Age 64, Born Wilkes Barre, PA.

Jayne Ann Watkins Wife

February 1961 – June 1963 at Rhein-Main AFB, Germany with 7310th Matron Squadron in Motor Pool.

July 1963 – October 1964 at Seymour Johnson AFB, NC. with 4th Transportation Squadron in Motor Pool.

November 1964 – February 1964 at Sheppard AFB, TX. with 3750th Student Training Squadron for Helicopter School.

February 1964 – May 1966 at Tyndall AFB, FL. with 4756th Field Maintenance Sq. on H-3’s and H-21’s.

June 1966 – June 1967 at Kincheloe AFB, MI. with 507th Camron Sq. Transit Alert.

July 1967 – November 1967 at Tyndall AFB, FL. with 4756th Field Maintenance Sq. on H-21’s.

January 1968 – December 1968 at Da Nang AB, Vietnam with 37th ARRS on HH-3E’s.

February 1961 – December 1968 Served in USAF.

December 1968 – June 1971 Break in Service as Deputy Sheriff in Wilkes Barre, PA.

June 1971 – February 1974 at MacDill AFB, FL. Hydraulics on F-4’s.

March 1974 – March 1975 at Thule AFB, Greenland with Det. 4, 39th ARRW on HH-3E’s.

April 1975 – November 1976 at McClellan AFB, CA. with 41st ARRS on HH-3E’s.

February 1976 – October 1978 at Kadena AFB, Okinawa with 33rd ARRS on HH-53’s.

November 1978 – June 1982 at Homestead FL. in Recruiting.

June 1982 – June 1983 at Reading PA. in Recruiting.

June 1971 – July 1983 Served in USAF.

July 1983 retired from USAF.

1987 – 2005 as Deputy Sheriff in Seminole County FL.

2005 retired as Deputy Sheriff Seminole county FL.

Helicopters H-21, CH & HH-3s, HH-53

Senior Crew Member wings

Airman’s Medal

Bronze Star

Meritorious Service Ribbon

Air Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal

Integrity, Honor, and Respect
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