Beish, Jeff, SSgt

Simulator Systems
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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
34270-Flight Simulator Technician
Current/Last AFSC Group
Simulator Systems
Primary Unit
1966-1968, 34270, Carswell Air Force Base
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
34230F-Apprentice Flight Simulator Specialist
34250F-Flight Simulator Specialist
Service Years
1960 - 1968
Foreign Language(s)
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Staff Sergeant

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 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

After 16 years of retirement I am enjoying it more and more.  I began working in 1957 and finished in 2001. My career summary can be found here:

Served eight years Air Force, 5 years on Navy and/or Air Force contact work, 12 years federal service (FERS) with the U.S. Naval Observatory in Miami, FL and Washington. DC.

Other Comments:

Active in several hobbies/endeavors from Martial Arts to astronomy.  Much of my stuff can be found at the following URL's:

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1960, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3703/264
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3703rd Basic Military Training Squadron (Cadre)Technical Training Center - Chanute51st Armament and Electronics Maintenance Squadron814th Combat Support Group - The Power Behind the Power
Bergstrom Air Force Base 340th Bombardment Squadron, HeavyCarswell Air Force Base
  1960-1960, 34230F, 3703rd Basic Military Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1960-1960, 34230F, 3345th Technical School, Technical Training Center - Chanute
  1960-1962, 34250F, 51st Armament and Electronics Maintenance Squadron
  1962-1965, 34250F, 814th Combat Support Group - The Power Behind the Power
  1965-1966, 34250F, Bergstrom Air Force Base
  1965-1966, 34250F, 340th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1966-1968, 34270, Carswell Air Force Base
 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?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
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?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Air Force?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
University of Maryland University CollegeNew York Institute of Technology
  1961-1968, University of Maryland University College
  1961-1968, Capitol College
  1961-1961, Others/Not Listed
  1968-1972, Capitol College
  1968-1972, New York Institute of Technology
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