Arvidson, Hans E., Col

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Last Primary AFSC/MOS
9356-Medical Officer, Aerospace Medicine
Last AFSC Group
Medical Professional
Primary Unit
2000-2000, 40C, USAF Hospital/Medical Center - Keesler

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Date of Passing
Jul 20, 2006
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Air Force Commander Air Force Retired

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 Military Association Memberships
Air Force Memorial (AFM)
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Year Last of Contact 1964

Received Rank of Colonel 1993
Hans E. Arvidson June 8, 1941 - July 20, 2006.

After receiving his high school diploma in 3 years, he served from 1961-1966 as USAF Navigator in C-118s and C-135s Stationed at 1) James Connally AFB, TX; 2) Mather AFB, CA; & 3) McGuire AFB, NJ.
From 1966-1972 he attended the University of Colorado (BA) and Colorado School of Medicine (MD)
From 1974-1986 he worked as an ER Physician in LA, CO, and TX.
In 1989 he attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (MPH)
From 1986-2000 he served as USAF Flight Surgeon Stationed at: Sheppard AFB, TX (Training), Beale AFB, CA (Flight Surgeon for SR-71 and U-2 crews), Brooks AFB, TX (Training and Board Certified in Aerospace Medicine), Clark AFB, Phillipines (Helped shut down base after Mt. Pinotuba erupted), Barksdale AFB, LA (Flight Surgeon for B-52 crews), Randolp AFB, TX (Commander, Aeromedical Squadron), Maxwell AFB, AL (Commander, Aeromedical Squadron), Keesler AFB, MS

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Flight Surgeon (Chief)
Navigator Observer (basic)

 Unit Assignments
38th Air Transport SquadronMilitary Air Transport Service (MATS)US Air ForceSchool of Aerospace Medicine, Aerospace Medical Division
Hospital, Clinic and Dispensary Units
  1961-1966, 1531A, 38th Air Transport Squadron
  1964-1964, Military Air Transport Service (MATS)
  1964-1964, 1611th Air Transport Wing
  1986-2000, School of Aerospace Medicine, Aerospace Medical Division
  2000-2000, 40C, USAF Hospital/Medical Center - Keesler
 Colleges Attended 
University of Colorado
  1966-1972, University of Colorado
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-118 Liftmaster  C-135 Stratolifter  SR-71 Black Bird  U-2 Dragon Lady  
B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
  1961-1966, C-118 Liftmaster
  1961-1966, C-135 Stratolifter
  1986-2000, SR-71 Black Bird
  1986-2000, U-2 Dragon Lady
  1986-2000, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
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