Jacobson, Harry, Capt

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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Captain
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1744B-Weapons Controller
Current/Last AFSC Group
Weapons and Munitions
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 1744B, 4645th Support Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
1741A-Weapons Controller
1744A-Weapons Controller
Service Years
1967 - 1971
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What are you doing now:
I work as a wildlife management consultant
   
Other Comments:
Served at 778 th radar Squadron 1967-1968, Havre, Montana; 620th radar squadron, July 68-February 69, Monkey Mountain (Panama), Viet Nam; Det 5, 621 Radar Squadron, (TDY from 620 th, November 68-  February 69) and reassigned February 69-May 69, Nakon Phenom, Thai. (Invert); February 69-May 69; OIC Special Missions 505th Group Staff, Ton Son Nhut AB, Vietnam, May 69- Aug 70; 23  NORAD, Duluth MN Aug 70-Aug 71.  
Then to grad school at VPI&SU and then Professor of Wildlife Management & Ecology, MS State Univ.  Retired 1997 and became a private consultant .
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1967, Officers Training School (OTS) (Lackland AFB, TX)
  1967, Officers Training School (OTS) (Lackland AFB, TX), 8/3
 Unit Assignments
778th Radar Squadron620th Tactical Control Squadron621st Tactical Control Squadron/621st Tactical Control Squadron Detachment 5505th Tactical Control Group
US Air Force
  1967-1968, 778th Radar Squadron
  1968-1969, 1741A, 620th Tactical Control Squadron
  1969-1969, 1744A, 621st Tactical Control Squadron/621st Tactical Control Squadron Detachment 5
  1969-1970, 1744A, 505th Tactical Control Group
  1970-1971, 1744B, 4645th Support Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
 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 were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are 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?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
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?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Michigan State UniversityVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  1962-1967, Michigan State University
  1971-1976, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
CIM-10  BOMARC Missile  
  1970-1971, CIM-10 BOMARC Missile
 Military Association Memberships
Air Force Together We ServedAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2010, Air Force Together We Served [Verified]
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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