Hamilton, William, CMSgt

Air Crew Operations
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1A2X1-Aircraft Loadmaster
Current/Last AFSC Group
Air Crew Operations
Primary Unit
2011-Present, 1A2X1, 315th Military Airlift Wing
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
11430-Loadmaster Apprentice
11470-Load Master Supervisor
11490-Load Master Superintendent
Service Years
1977 - 2012
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Voice Edition
Chief Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Central Command Military Airlift Command

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge C-141 Starlifter 1000 Hour C-141 Starlifter 2000 Hour C-141 Starlifter 5000 Hour

Cold War Medal Persian Excursion Blue Star

 Military Association Memberships
AFSA 306AF297Lowcountry ChapterPost 3137, Walter N. Brownell Post
  1977, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA), AFSA 306 (Executive Officer) (Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1980, Air Force Association (AFA), AF297 (Paymaster) (Charleston, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2000, Airlift/Tanker Association, Lowcountry Chapter (South Carolina)
  2010, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 3137, Walter N. Brownell Post (Treasurer) (Isle of Palms, South Carolina) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Serve on the Supervisor Comittee for a local bank Board of Directors. 

Other Comments:
Also working as a extra and background actor for a TV series and have shot several movies in conjunction with EP Entertainment Partners.
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Aircrew Enlisted (Chief)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1977, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3711
 Unit Assignments
443rd Military Airlift Wing701st Military Airlift Squadron (Associate)315th Military Airlift WingAirlift Units
US Air Force701st Airlift Squadron - Turtles317th Airlift Squadron  - First in Reserve
  1977-1977, 11430, 443rd Military Airlift Wing
  1977-1984, 11470, 701st Military Airlift Squadron (Associate)
  1977-Present, 1A2X1, 315th Military Airlift Wing
  1984-1993, 11490, 315th Airlift Control Flight
  1990-1991, 11490, 1610th Airlift Division (Provisional)
  1993-1997, 1A2X1, 315th Military Airlift Wing
  1993-1997, 1A2X1, 701st Airlift Squadron - Turtles
  1997-Present, 1A2X1, 317th Airlift Squadron - First in Reserve
  2011-Present, 1A2X1, 315th Military Airlift Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1990-1991 Gulf War (Iraq)
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
  1999-1999 Operation Shining Hope (Kosovo)
  2003-2003 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
 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?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-141 Starlifter  C-17 Globemaster III  
  1977-1997, C-141 Starlifter
  1997-2012, C-17 Globemaster III
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