Baxter, Bob, SSgt

Aircraft Maintenance
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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43171C-Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 43171C, 33rd Tactical Fighter Wing
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
43010-Aircraft Maintenance Helper
43151C-Aircraft Maintenance Specialist
Service Years
1962 - 1966
Staff Sergeant

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 1041
  2011, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 1041 (Member At Large) (Sewall's Point, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information

What are you doing now:
Commercial & Business aircraft Line Maintenance Support as well as aircraft maintenance staffing


Other Comments:
Before Avsource Aviation I worked at several aviation staffing companies after 20 years working for Eastern Airlines in Miami, FL

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 Unit Assignments
3708th Basic Military Training SquadronProfessional Schools and CoursesMilitary Air Transport Service (MATS)8th Bombardment Squadron
US Air Force405th Fighter Wing8th Bombardment Squadron33rd Tactical Fighter Wing
  1962-1962, 43010, 3708th Basic Military Training Squadron
  1962-1962, 43010, Basic Aircraft Maintenance Technical School
  1962-1963, 43151C, Military Air Transport Service (MATS)
  1963-1964, 8th Bombardment Squadron
  1963-1965, Major Commands
  1964-1965, 405th Fighter Wing
  1964-1965, 8th Bombardment Squadron
  1965-1966, 43171C, 33rd Tactical Fighter Wing
 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 helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
  1966-1968, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
 My Aircraft/Missiles
T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)  B-57 Canberra  F-4 Phantom  
  1962-1963, T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)
  1964-1965, B-57 Canberra6
  1965-1966, F-4 Phantom
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Apr 03, 2013, General Photos8
  May 04, 2013, Forum Photos
  Nov 04, 2013, Message Photos1
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