Currier, Vic, Sgt

Communications Systems
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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
29150-Communications Center Specialist
Current/Last AFSC Group
Communications Systems
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 29150, 483rd Tactical Airlift Wing
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
29130-Apprentice Communications Center Specialist
Service Years
1967 - 1973
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Enlisted Collar Insignia

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
12th Tactical Fighter Wing AssociationChapter 106Post 28Post 9972
  2017, 12th Tactical Fighter Wing Association [Verified]
  2017, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 106 (Life member) (Tucson, Arizona) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2017, American Legion, Post 28 (Vice President) (Key West, Florida) - Chap. Page
  2018, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 9972 (Life Member) (Sierra Vista, Arizona) - Chap. Page

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Communications and Information (Basic)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1967, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3702/1157
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3702nd  Basic Military Training Squadron (Cadre)60th Military Airlift WingCommunications Units49th Fighter Wing
12th Tactical Fighter Wing1881st Communications Squadron7th Air Force483rd Tactical Airlift Wing
  1967-1967, 3702nd Basic Military Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1967-1969, 60th Military Airlift Wing
  1967-1969, 29150, 1901st Communications Squadron
  1968-1968, 29130, 49th Fighter Wing
  1969-1970, 29150, 12th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1969-1971, 29150, 1881st Communications Squadron
  1969-1971, 29150, 7th Air Force
  1970-1971, 29150, 483rd Tactical Airlift Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War - Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War - Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War - Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1970-1970 Vietnam War - Southwest Monsoon Campaign (1970)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War - Commando Hunt V Campaign (1970-71)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War - Commando Hunt V Campaign (1970-71)/Operation Lam Son 719
 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 helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
University of ArizonaUniversity of Maryland at College Park
  1965-1967, University of Arizona
  1969-1971, University of Maryland at College Park
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-4 Phantom  AC-47 Spooky/Puff  C-7 Caribou  OV-10 Bronco  
AC-130A Gunship  
  1969-1970, F-4 Phantom
  1969-1970, AC-47 Spooky/Puff
  1969-1971, C-7 Caribou
  1969-1971, OV-10 Bronco
  1970-1971, AC-130A Gunship
 Additional Information

What are you doing now:
Retired and have written a book titled "Good-bye, Lord, I'm Going To New York" the Life of Belle Meade's William Harding Jackson (1901-1971)" published by Penguin/Random House subsidiary in May 2015.  Working on new books.


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