Donovan, William, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1959-1960, Lackland Air Force Base
Service Years
1959 - 1980
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cuban Missile Crisis
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
San Marcos
Last Address
3535 Linda Vista DR SPC159
San Marcos, CA 92078

Date of Passing
Aug 05, 2018
Location of Interment
Miramar National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section O Row 1 Site 147

 Official Badges 

US Pacific Command Tactical Air Command Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association
  1972, Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Not Specified
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Aviator (Command)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3305th Pilot Training Group4515th Combat Crew Training Squadron (Cadre) (Tactical Fighter)401st Fighter Wing614th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Lucky Devils
35th Tactical Fighter Squadron41st Air Division6441st Tactical Fighter Wing3525th Pilot Training Squadron
Air Force Training Wings3526th Pilot Training Squadron (Cadre)3526th Student Squadron612th Tactical Fighter Squadron
Air Command and Staff College (Student) Tactical Air Command (TAC)602nd Tactical Air Control Wing
  1959-1960, Lackland Air Force Base
  1960-1960, 3305th Pilot Training Group
  1960-1961, 3560st Pilot Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1961-1961, 3635th Flying Training Wing (Staff)
  1961-1961, 1111B, 4515th Combat Crew Training Squadron (Cadre) (Tactical Fighter)
  1961-1961, 4510th Combat Crew Training Wing (Staff)
  1961-1962, 1115B, 4520th Combat Crew Training Group
  1961-1962, 1115Z, 401st Fighter Wing
  1962-1962, 1115Z, 614th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Lucky Devils
  1962-1963, 1115B, Itazuke Air Base
  1962-1963, 1115E, 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1963-1963, 4523rd Combat Crew Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1963-1963, 5th Air Force Sea Survival School
  1963-1966, 1115E, 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1964-1965, 41st Air Division
  1965-1966, 1151E, 6441st Tactical Fighter Wing
  1966-1968, 1351C, 3525th Pilot Training Squadron
  1967-1967, 3510th Flying Training Wing (Staff)
  1967-1967, 3514th Pilot Instructor Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1967-1970, 1355B, 3526th Pilot Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1968-1969, 1355B, 3526th Student Squadron
  1969-1971, 1355B, 3526th Student Squadron
  1970-1970, Aircrew Life Support Officer Course
  1970-1971, 1115B, 311th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1971-1971, PACAF Jungle Survival Course
  1971-1971, 35th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1971-1971, 1115B, 612th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1971-1972, 1431F, 7th Airborne Command and Control Squadron
  1972-1973, 1455P, Air Command and Staff College (Student)
  1973-1975, 1495Z, Tactical Air Command (TAC)
  1976-1978, 1495Z, Commander in Chief of Pacific (CinCPac). , United States Pacific Command (USPACOM)
  1979-1980, 1445H, 2nd Armored Division Air Liaison Office (ALO) Detachment 2, 602nd Tactical Air Control Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1964 Vietnam Advisory Campaign (1961-65)
  1965-1966 Vietnam Defensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1966-1966 Vietnam Air Campaign (1966)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War - Commando Hunt V Campaign (1970-71)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War - Commando Hunt VI Campaign (1971)
  1971-1972 Vietnam War - Commando Hunt VII Campaign (1971-72)
 Colleges Attended 
San Diego State University
  1955-1959, San Diego State University1
 My Aircraft/Missiles
T-28 Trojan  T-34 Mentor  F-100 Super Sabre  T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)  
U-6 Beaver  F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  T-39 Sabreliner  T-38 Talon  
T-37 Tweet  T-41 Mescalero  C-130 Hercules  
  1960-1960, T-28 Trojan
  1960-1960, T-34 Mentor
  1961-1963, F-100 Super Sabre
  1961-1965, T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)
  1961-1971, F-100 Super Sabre
  1963-1963, U-6 Beaver
  1963-1966, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
  1963-1975, T-39 Sabreliner
  1966-1970, T-38 Talon
  1967-1971, T-37 Tweet
  1968-1968, T-41 Mescalero
  1971-1972, C-130 Hercules
  1973-1973, T-28 Trojan
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