Perrine, Sidney, MSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
73294-Personnel Superintendent
Current/Last AFSC Group
Human Resources
Primary Unit
1976-1977, 73294, 3750th Air Base Group
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
99000-Basic Airman
AAF MOS 552-Control Tower Operator
27270A-Air Traffic Control Technician
27270-Air Traffic Control Technician
Service Years
1956 - 1977
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Sidney B. Perrine
MSgt, USAF, Ret.
March 2001 - Present.
Senior Technical Illustrator Checker & Illustration Senior Quality Control Inspector
Beechcraft Aircraft Co. November 1978-November 1980. Wichita, KS
Boeing Military and Commercial Aircraft Co. November 1980- March 2001. Wichita, KS and San Diego,CA 
Other Comments:
Aircraft Hydraulic Repairman:
Kansas ANG, 127th FIS, McConnell AFB,  Wichita, KS
January, 1956 - December, 1957.

Air Traffic Controller:
U.S. Army
December 1957 - October 1963.
U.S. Air Force
October 1963 - December 1977 
Postions within the air traffic control field:
Shift Supervisor - 1959 -1977.
Control Tower Chief Controller Whiteman AFB, Knob Noster, MO - 1971-1972.
USAF ATC School Lead Instructor Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS  - 1966-1970.
Active Duty ATC Advisor to Mississppi Air National Guard, 238th ATC Sqn, Key Field, Meridian, MS - 1972-1975.
Air Traffic Control Facilty Ratings:
Visual Fight Rules (VFR) Control Tower.
Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Control Tower. (Approach Control).
Ground Control Approach (GCA). (Radar)
Airport Surveillance Radar. (ASR)
Precision Approach Radar. (PAR).
SP/5, E-5, US Army, Honorable Discharge, October 1963.
MSgt, E-7 US Air Force, Retired, December 1977. 
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 Ribbon Bar

Air Traffic Control (Master)
Manpower and Personnel (Basic)
Expert Marksman

 National Guard Awards

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Air National Guard (ANG)US Army (USA)Communications UnitsTraining Units
Training Units1972nd Communications Squadron2054th Communications Squadron3750th Air Base Group
  1956-1956, 99000, Air National Guard (ANG)
  1957-1963, AAF MOS 552, US Army (USA)
  1963-1966, 27270A, 3rd Mobile Communications Group
  1966-1966, 27270, 3380th Technical Training Group
  1966-1970, 27270, 3395th Technical Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1970-1970, 27270, 1884th Communications Squadron
  1970-1971, 27270, 1972nd Communications Squadron
  1971-1972, 27270, 1991st Communications Squadron
  1972-1975, 27270, 2022nd Communications Squadron
  1975-1976, 27270, 2054th Communications Squadron
  1976-1977, 73294, 3750th Air Base Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
  1965-1965 Operation Power Pack (Dominican Republic)
 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?
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?
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?
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 
Community College of the Air Force
  1958-1977, Others/Not Listed
  1975-1977, Community College of the Air Force
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-123 Provider  A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)  A-37 Dragonfly  A-7 Corsair II (Sluf)  
AC-119G/K Shadow/Stinger  AC-130H/U Spectre/Spooky II  F-100 Super Sabre  F-4 Phantom  
HH-53 Sikorsky (Super Jolly Green Giant)  O-2 Skymaster  OV-10 Bronco  
  1962-1971, C-123 Provider
  1970-1971, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)
  1970-1971, A-37 Dragonfly
  1970-1971, A-7 Corsair II (Sluf)
  1970-1971, AC-119G/K Shadow/Stinger
  1970-1971, AC-130H/U Spectre/Spooky II
  1970-1971, F-100 Super Sabre
  1970-1971, F-4 Phantom
  1970-1971, HH-53 Sikorsky (Super Jolly Green Giant)
  1970-1971, O-2 Skymaster
  1970-1971, OV-10 Bronco
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jan 18, 2013, General Photos24
  Jan 21, 2013, Forum Photos
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Chapter 70National Rifle Association (NRA)United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
  1989, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 70 (Escondido, California) - Chap. Page
  1999, National Rifle Association (NRA)
  2004, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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