Rocher, Raymond Loyd, MSgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43171A-Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1961-1961, 43171A, 96th Combat Support Group
Service Years
1940 - 1961
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Master Sergeant

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Phyllis Rocher-Family to remember Rocher, Raymond Loyd, MSgt USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Jun 26, 1975
Location of Interment
Resthaven Memorial Park - Lubbock, Texas
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Prior to serving in England, Sgt. Rocher had attend the 86th School Squadron Air Corps Technical School, graduating in August 1941. He served at the 4152nd AAF base Unit, Clinton County Army Air Field, Wilminton, Ohio.  He received the rank of MSgt. on 1 July 1943.

During WWII, Master Sergeant Ray Loyd "Red" Rocher served with the 359th Fighter Group, 67th Fighter Wing, VIII Fighter Command, 8th AIr Force out of RAF East Wretham, Norfolk, England (USAAF Station #133), Thetford, Norfolk, England.  He served there from November 1943 to May 1945. He worked as a Line Crew Chief on P-49 and P-51 aircraft of the 368, 369th, and 370th Fighter Squadrons.

Following WWII,  he continued to serve in the Air Force, with a few breaks in service, until his retirement on 31 July 1961 at Dyess with the 96th Aircraft Support Group (SAC)
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 Unit Assignments
368th Fighter Squadron369th Fighter Squadron370th Fighter Squadron359th Fighter Group
8th Air ForceAir Force Training WingsCombat Support Units
  1943-1945, 368th Fighter Squadron
  1943-1945, 369th Fighter Squadron
  1943-1945, 370th Fighter Squadron
  1943-1945, 359th Fighter Group
  1943-1945, 8th Air Force
  1950-1950, 3750th Technical Training Wing
  1961-1961, 43171A, 96th Combat Support Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1948-1949 Berlin Airlift (East Gemany)
 Colleges Attended 
Murray State College
  1936-1936, Murray State College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1943-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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