Breckner, William J., Jr., Maj Gen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1984-1986, 17th Air Force
Service Years
1955 - 1986
Officer Collar Insignia
Major General

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Monument, CO

Date of Passing
Feb 16, 2008
Location of Interment
US Air Force Academy Cemetery - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Missileman (Master) Headquarters Air Force Air Force Academy Professor Commander

Air Force Retired Headquarters Command, USAF Fighter Weapons School

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
  1986, Air Force Association (AFA), AF125 (Paymaster) (Colorado Springs, Colorado) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1986, Nam-POWS

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Aviator (Command)
Weapons Control (Senior)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
417th Tactical Fighter Squadron 87th Fighter-Interceptor SquadronAir Education and Training Command19th Air Force
VA-106, US Navy (USN)435th Tactical Fighter Squadron8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf PackPrisoner Of War (POW)
Air Force Interceptor Weapons School  (Staff)US Air Force Academy (Staff)82nd Flying Training Wing (Staff)Air Training Command
United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)17th Air Force
  1955-1956, 417th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1956-1957, 87th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1956-1957, Air Education and Training Command
  1956-1957, 19th Air Force
  1966-1969, VA-106, US Navy (USN)
  1972-1972, 435th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1972-1972, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf Pack
  1972-1973, POW North Vietnam
  1973-1975, Air Force Interceptor Weapons School (Staff)
  1976-1979, US Air Force Academy (Staff)
  1979-1980, 82nd Flying Training Wing (Staff)
  1980-1983, Headquarters, Air Training Command
  1983-1984, United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)
  1984-1986, 17th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Ohio State UniversityTroy State UniversityAir Command and Staff CollegeState University of New York at Albany
National War CollegeHarvard University
  1951-1952, Ohio State University
  1952-1953, Troy State University
  1969-1970, Air Command and Staff College
  1974-1976, State University of New York at Albany
  1979-1980, National War College
  1979-1980, Harvard University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-86 Sabre  F-100 Super Sabre  F-101 Voodoo  F-4 Phantom  
F-106 Delta Dart  
  1955-1956, F-86 Sabre
  1955-1956, F-100 Super Sabre
  1956-1957, F-101 Voodoo
  1972-1972, F-4 Phantom
  1973-1975, F-106 Delta Dart
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