Fortman, David, Capt

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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Current/Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 1535F, Squadron Officer College/Squadron Officer School (SOS)
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
1535-Navigator, Tanker
Service Years
1959 - 1968

 Official Badges 

Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
-National Rifle Association (NRA)Post 2578, Dennis F. Thomas PostC-123's in SEA
  1980, -National Rifle Association (NRA)
  1982, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 2578, Dennis F. Thomas Post (Hyannis, Massachusetts) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2004, C-123's in SEA [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

Fortmann, Vortmann Family Geneology....back to 1531 from German Church records in St Gertrud's Catholic Church in Lohne, Oldenburg Province, Germany........60 NM So of North Sea half way btwn Amsterdam and Berlin.  Shooting for 1349 and Black plague...... very intriguing sorting out families and blood lines of 100's of Fortmann's 

Other Comments:
see: in Fortmann...Fortman Tree.......view photos's and 15 generations back to 1531........if your interested in Geneology this is the route.

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Navigator Observer (Senior)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1959, Officers Training School (OTS) (Lackland AFB, TX)
 Unit Assignments
School AssignmentsWater Survival TrainingStrategic Air Command (SAC)341st Air Refueling Squadron, Medium
4038th Strategic WingErnest Harmon Air Force BaseGoose Bay Air BaseSurvival, Evasion, Resistance, & Escape (SERE)
Tactical Air Command (TAC)315th Troop Carrier Group13th Air Force309th Troop Carrier Squadron
551st Airborne Early Warning and Control WingAir Defense Command (ADC)960th Airborne Early Warning and Control SquadronSquadron Officer College/Squadron Officer School (SOS)
  1959-1960, 1531B, Aviation Cadet Navigator Training Course, Harlingen AFB, TX
  1961-1961, 1531F, Water Survival Training
  1961-1961, 1535, US Embassy Rabat, Morocco
  1961-1963, 1535F, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1961-1963, 341st Air Refueling Squadron, Medium
  1961-1963, 1531F, 4038th Strategic Wing
  1962-1962, 1535E, Ernest Harmon Air Force Base
  1962-1962, 1535F, Goose Bay Air Base
  1963-1963, 1535F, Pope Air Force Base
  1963-1963, 1561F, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, & Escape (SERE)
  1963-1963, 1531F, Stead Air Force Base
  1963-1963, 1535F, Tactical Air Command (TAC)
  1963-1963, 1535F, Clark Air Base
  1963-1963, 1535F, 315th Troop Carrier Group
  1963-1964, 1535F, 13th Air Force
  1963-1964, 1535F, 309th Troop Carrier Squadron
  1964-1964, 1531F, Air Force Bases/ Installations
  1964-1968, 1535F, 551st Airborne Early Warning and Control Wing
  1964-1968, 1535F, Air Defense Command (ADC)
  1964-1968, 1535F, 960th Airborne Early Warning and Control Squadron
  1965-1965, 1535F, Squadron Officer College/Squadron Officer School (SOS)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1964 Vietnam War4
 Colleges Attended 
University of Detroit MercyIllinois Institute of TechnologyBoston UniversityBoston University
  1954-1957, University of Detroit Mercy
  1957-1957, Illinois Institute of Technology
  1966-1969, Boston University
  1969-1970, Boston University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
KC-97 Stratotanker  C-123 Provider  EC-121H Warning Star  
  1960-1963, KC-97 Stratotanker2
  1963-1964, C-123 Provider2
  1964-1968, EC-121H Warning Star
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