Floyd W. Watson Jr. (Buck)

Retired with 26 years 2 months and 8 days of USAF service.

March 1959 – November 1964 my military history started at Biggs AFB, TX. on B-52’s, then KC-135’s.

December 1964 – March 1966 at Whiteman AFB, MO. on H-19’s and UH-1F’s.

March 1966 – August 1966, After combat crew training at Turner AFB, GA. we made the long C-130 flight to Udorn RTAFB, Thailand and Det. 5, 38th ARRS.

August 1966 – February 1968 in August 1966 we moved over to Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand , Det. 2, 37th ARRS until Feb. 1968.

February 1968 – March 1969 I was assigned to Hurlburt Aux field 9, FL. with the 4408th CCTS and flew the UH-1P.

April 1969 – April 1975 at Andrews AFB, MD. We flew the H-21, UH-1F, UH-1N, and CH-3.

April 1975 – November 1975 I went back to Nakhon Phanom RTAFB and was assigned to Job control on CH-53C’s. (I forget our Sq. name, 56th something – sorry).

November 1975 – My last assignment was then to the 20th SOS at Hurlburt Field , FL. on UH-1N’s.

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

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