Stabler, Russel, TSgt

Security Police
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
81170-Security Supervisor
Current/Last AFSC Group
Security Police
Primary Unit
1980-1987, 81170, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
81150-Security Specialist
Service Years
1967 - 1987
Technical Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Force Security Police Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Post Chapter 1Post 4655, Ries-Kickertz PostAFSA 964
The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)AF132American Cold War VeteransAir Force Security Police Association
Vietnam Security Police AssociationAmerican Military SocietyVietnam Veterans of America (VVA)Post 7
AFTWS Unit Historian
  1968, American Legion, Post (Fargo, North Dakota) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1987, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 1 (Fargo, North Dakota) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1987, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 4655, Ries-Kickertz Post (Casselton, North Dakota) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1989, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA), AFSA 964 (Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota) - Chap. Page
  1996, The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)
  1997, Air Force Association (AFA), AF132 (President) (Fargo, North Dakota) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1997, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 1 (Treasurer) (Fargo, North Dakota) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1998, American Cold War Veterans
  1998, The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)
  1999, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 7564, Arthur W. Jones Post (Member) (West Fargo, North Dakota) - Chap. Page
  2000, Air Force Security Police Association
  2000, Vietnam Security Police Association [Verified]
  2000, American Military Society
  2000, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2000, American Veterans (AMVETS), Post 7 (Member) (Fargo, North Dakota) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2001, American Veterans (AMVETS), Post 7 (Fargo, North Dakota) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2003, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 905 (Past Commander) (Portage) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2009, American Legion, Post 44 (Member) (Hunter, North Dakota) - Chap. Page
  2013, AFTWS Unit Historian [Verified]

 Additional Information

What are you doing now:
I am fully retired now mostly volunteer as a greeter and coffee server at the VA in Fargo on Monday and Wednesday mornings. I also volunteer at the Fargo Air Museum as a Tour Guide for schools and groups. Veteran related I am the secretary for the North Dakota State Council for the Vietnam Veterans of America; for local VVA Chapter I am the Membership, Color Guard Commander, Legislative and Donations Chairman; for the American Legion Post 44 in Hunter I am the Chaplain; I hold a position on the North Dakota Veterans Legislative Council; I am President on the North Dakota Veterans Home Foundation Board; I am a Committee person on the Advisory Council at the VA in Fargo and I am the Region 5 Director for the Air Force Security Forces Association.


Other Comments:
I am retired.

 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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Security Police (Master)
USAF Individual Pistol (Bronze)USAF Individual Rifle (Bronze)Expert Marksman


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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1967, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3702
 Unit Assignments
US Air ForceUnited States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)Tactical Air Command (TAC)Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1968-1970, 81150, Major Commands
  1968-1971, Major Commands
  1971-1972, 81150, Major Commands
  1972-1973, 81150, United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)
  1973-1980, 81150, Tactical Air Command (TAC)
  1980-1987, 81170, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
 Colleges Attended 
University of North DakotaUniversity of North Dakota
  1988-1992, University of North Dakota
  1994-1996, University of North Dakota
 My Aircraft/Missiles
AC-130A Gunship  AC-47 Spooky/Puff  B-1 Lancer  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
C-130 Hercules  C-141 Starlifter  C-5 Galaxy  F-104 Starfighter  
F-106 Delta Dart  F-4 Phantom  F-15 Eagle/Strike Eagle  HH-1N Huey  
LGM-30F Minuteman II Missile  LGM-30G Minuteman III Missile  
  2003-2003, AC-130A Gunship
  2003-2003, AC-47 Spooky/Puff
  2003-2003, B-1 Lancer
  2003-2003, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  2003-2003, C-130 Hercules
  2003-2003, C-141 Starlifter
  2003-2003, C-5 Galaxy
  2003-2003, F-104 Starfighter
  2003-2003, F-106 Delta Dart
  2003-2003, F-4 Phantom
  2003-2003, F-15 Eagle/Strike Eagle
  2003-2003, HH-1N Huey
  2003-2003, LGM-30F Minuteman II Missile
  2003-2003, LGM-30G Minuteman III Missile
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