Bechtel, Ronald, A1C

Supply Management
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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Airman 1st Class
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
64550-Inventory Management Specialist
Current/Last AFSC Group
Supply Management
Primary Unit
1961-1963, Supply Units
Service Years
1961 - 1965
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Airman 1st Class

 Official Badges 

US European Command Strategic Command (Pre 2002)

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Not Specified
 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1961, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 1034
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Supply Units
  1961-1963, Supply Units
 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 made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is 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?
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 helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Pepperdine University
  1985-1991, Pepperdine University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
KC-97 Stratotanker  B-47 Stratojet  C-5 Galaxy  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
KC-135 Stratotanker  F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  
  1961-1962, KC-97 Stratotanker
  1961-1963, B-47 Stratojet
  1961-1965, C-5 Galaxy
  1962-1965, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1962-1965, KC-135 Stratotanker
  1964-1965, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 27, 2015, General Photos1
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