Corfield, Frank "Lee", Sgt

Aircraft Maintenance
 
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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43151A-Aircraft Maintenance Specialist
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1970-1971, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
Service Years
1967 - 1971
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What are you doing now:
I was a Asst Mgr of McDonalds Pittsburgh Pa. Actually the snitch for the Big Mac. Long Story goes with this. Also drove for Purolator Courior Corp. Had routes in Pittsburgh where 
I would put 89 miles a day in the city. Then I got a route where I drove to Cleveland 5 nights a week. I liked that route the best. I could harass the Cleveland Brown and Indian Fans because I was from Pittsburgh. I did that for about 2 years. Oh yes, 3 Snow belts on the way up and 3 snow belts on the way home. Guess you have to love snow  LOL.

I married my wife Donna in  May 9th,1970.. We actually started dating in 1964, (9th Grade). Today we have a daughter Tracey, & 2 sons Jason & Sean.  Today they each have 2 kids each.  It's great being Grandparents.

I also served 18 years with the Big Knob Vol Fire Dept. Worked for Community Ambulance in Aliquippa for about 5 years in the 80's.

I recently retired from Horsehead Corporation as a Bricklayer 32 years of service. 

I was formally the Newsletter Editor & Secretary for Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 862 here in Beaver County Pa. Gave it up after 17 years.
Presently I am the Webmaster and SPOC. (Single Point of Contact)
We are the largest VVA chapter in Pennsylvania and the 3rd largest in the US, and we only started this chapter in 2000.In june of 2010 I was voted in as VVA Pa State Council - Secretary
I also volunteer at the VA Clinic in Cranberry Twp. on Tuesdays from 8:00 AM till 12:00 PM.
I just took over our Chapter Web Site as Webmaster. Check it out http://www.vva862.org 
   
Other Comments:
I DJ'd for about 25 years commonly known as "Lee's Oldies Express" retiring from that in 1995.

I sang Bass in 2 different Barbershop Quartets.  "Sweetwater Celebration" from the Sewickley and North Hills area of Pittsburgh &  " A Special Blend" here in Beaver County PA. Retired from that around 1985.

I also am a "Ham Radio Operator and hold a "Extra Class" license with the callsign N3IAL since the mid 80's.

Same time period, I Played in an over 30 Indoor Soccer League along with refering and coaching Youth Soccer wih FAST  = "Freedom Area Soccer Teams". Ended up being the PA West Soccer Association West District Registrar.  


I have been singing since I was 8 years old. Locally I sing either the National Anthem, God Bless America & "God Bless the USA" .  When I go to our C7-A Reunions, I always sing "God Bless The USA" for the closing ceremonies. As of Sept 2010, I've got to sing at Pegion Forge Tn in 2006, 2007 in San Antonio Tx, 2008 at Wright Patt Air Force Museum (this was the best I ever sounded) and  this years 2010 at Macon Ga.

I do have a Grandson, Jordan Escamilla, now in his 3rd year at the Air Force Academy who is planning on flying either the F-22 or F-35's. He has participated with the Air Force Drum & Bugle Band and also did filming with the Air Force Football Team while at the Academy.
I can't wait to see how his career goes from here. When he graduates from the Academy in 2020, he wants me to put his "Butter Bars" on him. I can't wait.
As a Proud Grandpap, We are very proud of Jordan as he begins to serve his country.
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1967, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3706/1416
  1968, Basic Military Training (Sheppard AFB, TX), 3762
 Unit Assignments
607th Flight Line Maintenance Squadron436th Field Maintenance SquadronUS Air Force458th Tactical Airlift Squadron
Military Airlift Command (MAC)
  1968-1968, 607th Flight Line Maintenance Squadron
  1968-1969, 43151A, 436th Field Maintenance Squadron
  1969-1970, 607th Organizational Maintenance Squadron
  1969-1970, 43151A, 458th Tactical Airlift Squadron
  1970-1971, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1970 Cam Ranh Air Base
  1969-1970 Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-124 Globemaster II  C-133 Cargomaster II  C-123 Provider  C-7 Caribou  
C-141 Starlifter  C-5 Galaxy  KC-135 Stratotanker  
  1968-1968, C-124 Globemaster II
  1968-1968, C-133 Cargomaster II
  1969-1969, C-123 Provider
  1969-1970, C-7 Caribou
  1970-1971, C-141 Starlifter
  1970-1971, C-5 Galaxy
  1995-1995, KC-135 Stratotanker
 Military Association Memberships
Post 116Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)Dept of Pennsylvania Member
C-7A Caribou Association
  1971, American Legion, Post 116 (Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1971, American Legion, Post 512 (Unionville , Pennsylvania) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2000, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2001, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Dept of Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2006, Patriot Guard Riders, Member
  2008, C-7A Caribou Association [Verified]
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