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USAF assignments

Discussion in 'The US Air Force Forum' started by curiousg, Mar 3, 2006.


  1. curiousg

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    My USAF assignments:

    Pease AFB NH (Closed)
    Griffiss AFB NY (Closed)
    RAF Greenham Common UK (Closed)
    Hanscom AFB MA (still open)
    RAF Chicksands UK (closed)

    I guess I have the kiss of death! Hanscom better start worrying!;)
     

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  2. DJ Niner

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    Keesler AFB, Mississippi. (too hot; let's move up north!)

    Minot AFB, North Dakota. (STILL too hot! We arrived in August, and promptly experienced 2 straight weeks of 100+ temps! All I want is summer temps in the 70s; let's try again...)

    Eielson AFB, Alaska.

    Did you know it gets over 80 degrees there in the summer, too? ;P
    I gave up (retired). ;f
     

  3. Decguns

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    NC
    Lowry AFB, CO (Closed)
    RAF Upper Heyford, UK (Closed)
    Cannon AFB, NM
    Seymour Johnson AFB, NC

    Lots of TDY's... no remote assignments.
     
  4. The Curmudgeon

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    Lowry AFB Colorado
    Bergstrom AFB Texas TWICE!
    Suwon AB, ROK
    RAF Woodbridge, UK
    Hill AFB Utah
    Osan AB, ROK TWICE!
    Luke AFB, Arizona
    Sheppard AFB, Texas
    Shaw AFB, South Carolina
    7 months at AL Minhad, UAE, for Desert Storm

    AFSC 455X0A (Avionic Sensors)
     
  5. gregst

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    Nebraska
    1967-68 Lackland
    1968-70 Kadena
    1970-72 Altus
    1972-78 Randolph
    1978 OTS
    1978-83 Offutt
    1983-85 Beale
    1985-88 Offutt

    1988-2006 (8) companies
     
  6. Kevin Fletcher

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    OKC
    1991 Lackland
    1992-1994 Mountain Home
    1994-1996 RAF Lakenheath
    1996-2002 Tinker
    2002-2005 Lackland
    2005-???? Tinker
     
  7. Timotheous46

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    Northern lower, Mich,USA
    65: a brief visit to Lackland
    66: a not so brief visit to Biloxi Miss.
    66-68: Austin Texas with a Tac Squadron
    68-69: Naha Okinawa with a communication Squadron
    69- now: a civilian

    I joined the AF because I loved airplanes. In four years I never set foot on a military aircraft. I did get to look at a lot of them.

    Tim
     
  8. Lennyjoe

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    85-90 Myrtle Beach AFB, SC
    90-92 Leipheim AB, Germany
    92-94 McChord AFB, WA
    94-00 Moody AFB, GA
    00-02 Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
    02-03 Osay AB, Korea
    03-Present Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ

    I've been crewing A-10's since day 1.
    ;f
     
  9. crewdog252

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    F-15 Crew Chief

    May 1996-Dec 1997 Basic and Sheppard AFB, TX
    Jan 1997 Tyndall AFB F-15 Hands on Training
    Feb 1997 to present Mountain Home AFB
    F-15E Crew Chief 391st Fighter squadron and then 391 Aircraft Maintenance unit
    Currently Miant Operations Center - Weapons System Controller
    May 2006 Kadena Air Base, Okinowa 44th fighter squadron
    Many trips to the sand box Qatar, Turkey, and Kuwait
    ONW,OIF,and ONW.
    Congrats and thanks for your sevice to all you veterans out there!
     
  10. Kevin Fletcher

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    Crewdog252
    How is good old Mountain Home? I started as a crew chief in the 391st back in '92. Then I switched to the 390th just before the F-15s arrived on base. I liked the C-Models better due to the lack of bomb racks to bash my head on.;)
     
  11. fireman jb

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    97- Few weeks at Lackland
    97-98 Goodfellow AFB San Angelo, Texas
    98-02 McConnell AFB Wichita, Kansas
    02-06 Charleston AFB Charleston, South Carolina
    06-?? Elmendorf AFB Anchorage, Alaska

    Fire Fighter since day 1.
     
  12. crewdog252

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    Kevin--
    Mountain Home has changed quit a bit since i got here in 97. the tankers and B1's are gone, the 16s are leaving, and soon according to the BRAC listing, Mountain Home will be an all F-15 base. 2 squadrons of F-15Es, 1 F-15C, and a squadron of jets belonging to Singapore. I'm not sure what they fly. Right now the 391st's aircraft are a little better than the 390th maintenance wise. So the 391st is the place to be. i agree with you, i have hade plenty of eagle bites to my head and all the spots that really hurt. i guess we'll see if i like C models when i get to Kadena. I'm a non-vol so i only have to go for three years. NO GUNS FOR THREE YEARS! CRAP! CRAP! CRAP! I like it enough to try and come back here as a follow on.
     
  13. noway

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    {RAF Chicksands UK (closed)}

    I lived in Uk as a kid and my dad was station at chicksands and worked out of the elephant cage back in the 70s ;)



    my assignments:

    1986-1989 1837 EIG Yokota AB JA
    1989-1992 1982 communications Kadena AB Okinawa
    1992-1994 Airforce Communications Scott AFB IL


    Did numerous TDYs to every Airforce base in Korea and Philipines and Guam and Wake island and Japan ;) Came out with 2 short tours ribbons and never had a short tour as an assignment ;)
     
  14. GeorgiaGlocker

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    My Dad was a DOD civilian and we were stationed at the following Air Force and Army bases.

    Seymour Johnson AFB, NC 1958 - 1961
    Myrtle Beach AFB, SC 1961 - 1966
    Fort Bragg, NC 1966 - 1967
    Fort Benning, GA 1967 - 1968
    Warner Robins AFB, GA 1968 - 1973
    Incirlik AB Turkey 1973 - 1975 (great assignment-I had a blast)
    Fort Belvior, VA 1975 - 1976
    Tehran, Iran 1976 - 1979 (left 1978-returned to US for College)
    Darmstadt, Germany 1979 - 1981
    Meridian NAS, MS 1981 - 1984
     
  15. curiousg

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    As I'm sure you know, Chicksands was one of the best assignments in the AF!
     
  16. williefl386

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    Nothing But Tinker, except for Iraq for 5 months.
     
  17. BilltheCat

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    lets see if I remember.

    Lackland.
    Lowry for tech school
    Homestead
    Lowry again Xtrain
    Kadena AB
    Fairchild for survival school POW and Water survival. tough!
    RVN, Pleiku
    Yokota AB Hosp (dont remember this much)
    Malcom Grow Hosp MD
    Lowry again tech school (x train)
    Seymour Johnson
    Various European TDY's
    Seymour Johnson discharge.
     
  18. srfl

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    I posted elsewhere, but I've been assigned to:

    USAF:
    McConnell AFB, KS (AFROTC Field Training)
    Ft. Benning, GA (US Army Airborne School)
    Goodfellow AFB, TX (Intel Officer's School)
    Dover AFB, DE

    ANG:
    Francis S. Gabreski Airport, NY (NYANG)

    AFRES:
    MacDill AFB, FL

    Like most of you, I've been to a bunch of places on TDY; but my overseas assignments included a ton of ONW deployments, and one stint in OIF.
     
  19. torrejon224

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    Location:
    Oregon
    Lackland AFB, Tx
    Camp Bulliss, TX
    Da Nang, RVN
    Griffiss AFB, NY
    Torrejon AB, Spain
    Moron AB, Spain
    Mannheim, Germany
    Nellis AFB, Nv
    Nevada (One of those Deep, Dark, places)
    Eugene, Or
    SandPoint, Wa
    Anchorage, Ak
    Elmendorf AFB, Ak
    Nellis AFB, Nv

    All as 811X/811X0/99500
     
  20. Mgdell

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    Huh??

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    Michigan
    1984 - Lackland (basic training)
    1984-85 - Chanute AFB, Il (closed)(Electrical School)
    1985-1990 - Mtn. Home, AFB Idaho
    1990 - Tyndall, Florida (F-15 school)
    1990-1991 - NAS Keflavik Iceland (57th FIS)
    1991-1993 - Eglin AFB , FL (3246 Test sq.)
    1993-now - PFC ( poor Fxxxxxg Civilian )

    I worked on the F-111, EF-111, F-4C,D,E, F-15A,B,C,D,E, F-16A,B,C,D,CG,CJ, CV-22, HH3, H60, T-38, T-39, A-10, F-117A, and the E-3 Awacs. All as a spark chaser :)

    I miss the aircraft..