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Berry, Robert, MSgt Transportation and Logistics
 
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant E-7
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
60570-Air Transportation Supervisor
Current/Last AFSC Group
Transportation and Logistics
Current/Last Unit
1983-1986, 60571, 81st Tactical Fighter Wing/Detachment 3
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
60010-Transportation Helper
60531-Air Cargo Specialist
60551-Air Freight Specialist
60571A-Air Transportation Supervisor
60591-Air Transportation Superintendent
60571-Air Transportation Supervisor
Service Years
1960 - 1987
Master Sergeant E-7

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Air Force Retired


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US Air Force Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Enjoying retired life in Oregon. I work in my garden. I have 20 fruit trees,blueberrys,raspberry,marionberrys and a large vegetable garden, all fenced in to keep deer out. Our home  is on the beautiful Mckenzie River.  I enjoy fishing,Trout,Steelhead Trout, and Salmon all on this river. Also, a few miles up river are lots of rapids for whitewater rafing, (class three) All the water comes from the three Sister peaks in the Cascades, seventy miles east  from here.If you like to ski only hour away. Bend OR, is only 110 mile east . I also like DUCK s football and track Oregon is Track town USA lots of stars came from here. We like to travel. You would think I would be tired of traveling after 26 years of AF life. and 17 years of being overseas. We own a RV so in the summer months we go out camping with Good Sam friends. Lots of nice places out here in the western US to camp. In the the winter months we go to Mexico  or Hawaii for a few weeks where we own a time share. My wife Amanda and I have just  started to enjoy cruising.We   cruised the Panama Canal and the Caribbean Islands in April 09the year before(08) we were on an the Alaska cruise, all with Holland America.
.The VA takes care of all my medical needs. I'm 100% service connected disabled. Had a few of medical problems in the past years. The VA takes  real good care of my medical needs (Uncle Surgar is great) What a wonderful country we have, we have so much be thankful for. No other country in the World takes care of it Vets like ours. God Bless America
 I enjoy playing the drums in my church (Praise/Worship team). Its been 44 years since I was last on a drum set. I picked it up really easy,haven't lost a beat after all of thoes years.
   
Other Comments:

I spent my entire career in Air Transportation. Lots  of fond memories and events over the years. Have many stories and pictures of some of these places.(check it out)
 I really loved serving in the Air Force. I sure do miss it at times. What a great life of 26 yrs active.Lot of people I served with, which I can hardley remember their names anymore. Send me a message if you like to reminise the old times we shared together, I would love to hear from you...Aim Hi..Bob

   
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 Unit Assignments
3723rd Basic Military Training Squadron818th Transportation Squadron1501st Air Terminal Squadron1625th Military Airlift Support Squadron
US AIR FORCE60th Aerial Port Squadron8th Aerial Port Squadron/8th Aerial Port Squadron Detachment 560th Aerial Port Squadron
610th Military Airlift Support SquadronMilitary Airlift Command (MAC)374th Aerial Port Squadron611th Military Airlift Support Squadron
USAF Hospital/Medical Center - Travis AFB435th Aerial Port SquadronFormal Schools60th Aerial Port Squadron
81st Tactical Fighter Wing
  1960-1960, 60010, 3723rd Basic Military Training Squadron
  1960-1961, 60531, 818th Transportation Squadron
  1961-1963, 60531, 1501st Air Terminal Squadron
  1963-1965, 60551, 1625th Military Airlift Support Squadron
  1965-1966, 60551, 1616th Support Squadron
  1965-1967, 60551, 60th Aerial Port Squadron
  1967-1968, 60551, 8th Aerial Port Squadron/8th Aerial Port Squadron Detachment 5
  1968-1970, 60551, 60th Aerial Port Squadron
  1970-1974, 60571A, 610th Military Airlift Support Squadron
  1974-1975, 60571A, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
  1975-1977, 60571A, 374th Aerial Port Squadron
  1977-1978, 60571A, 611th Military Airlift Support Squadron
  1978-1978, USAF Hospital/Medical Center - Travis AFB
  1978-1980, 60571A, 435th Aerial Port Squadron
  1980-1980, NCO Academy - Kapaun AS, Germany
  1980-1983, 60591, 60th Aerial Port Squadron/60th Aerial Port Squadron OL-A
  1983-1986, 60571, 81st Tactical Fighter Wing/Detachment 3
 Reflections on Service
  Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Air Force?
  Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
  From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
  What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
 Colleges Attended 
Community College of the Air ForceEastern Washington University
  1969-1980, Community College of the Air Force
  1974-1975, Eastern Washington University
 Recruit Training - Trainee/Instructor
  1960, Basic Military Training (BMT) Lackland AFB, 3723/1117
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-47 Stratojet  C-54 Skymaster  T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)  C-46 Commando  
C-121 Constellation  C-97 Stratofreighter  C-118 Liftmaster  C-124 Globemaster II  
C-133 Cargomaster II  KC-135 Stratotanker  C-130 Hercules  C-141 Starlifter  
C-123 Provider  C-7 Caribou  F-100 Super Sabre  C-5 Galaxy  
C-9 Nightingale  F-4 Phantom  A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)  C-23 Sherpa  
C-47 Skytrain/Dakota  
  1960-1961, B-47 Stratojet
  1960-2003, C-54 Skymaster
  1960-2003, T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)
  1961-1962, C-46 Commando
  1961-1963, C-121 Constellation
  1961-1965, C-97 Stratofreighter
  1961-1966, C-118 Liftmaster
  1961-1968, C-124 Globemaster II1
  1961-1970, C-133 Cargomaster II
  1965-1965, KC-135 Stratotanker
  1965-1986, C-130 Hercules5
  1966-1986, C-141 Starlifter
  1967-1968, C-123 Provider
  1967-1968, C-7 Caribou1
  1967-1968, F-100 Super Sabre
  1970-1986, C-5 Galaxy
  1974-1978, C-9 Nightingale
  1976-1977, F-4 Phantom
  1983-1986, A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
  1984-1986, C-23 Sherpa
  2003-2003, C-47 Skytrain/Dakota
 Combat and Operations History
  1945-1991 Cold War Era
  1967-1967 Air Offensive, Phase II Campaign 9 March 1967 to 31 March 1968 VSM Streamer/Operation Eagle Thrust3
  1967-1975 Wars and Conflicts/Vietnam War
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign 30 January to 1 April 1968 VSM Streamer10
  1968-1968 Air/Ground Campaign 22 January to 7 July 1968 VSM Streamer/Operation Badger Catch4
  1968-1968 Air/Ground Campaign 22 January to 7 July 1968 VSM Streamer/Battle of Khe Sanh3
  1968-1968 Air/Ground Campaign 22 January to 7 July 1968 VSM Streamer/Operation Delaware / Lam Son 2161
  1968-1975 Wars and Conflicts/Vietnam War9
 Military Association Memberships
AF216American Veterans (AMVETS)Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
Post 40Chapter 42Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1987, Air Force Association (AFA), AF216 (Member) (Portland, Oregon) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2003, American Veterans (AMVETS) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2005, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2005, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2007, American Legion, Post 40 (Springfield, Oregon) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2013, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 42 (Member) (Springfield, Oregon) - Chap. Page
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page
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