Sinica, John, SSgt

Security Police
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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
81170A-Security Police Supervisor
Current/Last AFSC Group
Security Police
Primary Unit
1974-1975, 81150A, 635th Security Police Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
81150-Security Specialist
81150A-Security Specialist
M 0188-Duty Soldier II
M 0677-Military Policeman
M 0542-Communications Chief
81170A-Security Supervisor
Service Years
1972 - 1986
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Staff Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Strategic Command (Pre 2002) Pacific Air Forces Air Force Security Police Strategic Air Command

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Army Military Police Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration

 Military Association Memberships
Air Force Memorial (AFM)
  2018, Air Force Memorial (AFM) - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Not Specified
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

Military Travel & Assignments

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria
Map Legend:
 Bases Visited During PCS 
 Duty Assignments 

JapanPhilippinesThailandUnited States

Military Areas Visited & Assigned
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 Ribbon Bar

Security Police (Senior)
Expert Marksman


Auto Rifle

Sharp Shooter

Machine Gun


 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1972, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3725/637
 Unit Assignments
School AssignmentsStrategic Air Command (SAC)Professional Schools and Courses7th Air Force
7/13th Air Force635th Security Police Squadron635th Combat Support GroupUnited States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)
13th Air ForceStrategic Air Command (SAC)US Air Force341st Strategic Missile Wing
US Army (USA)/1st Infantry DivisionArmy National Guard (ARNG)Ohio Air National Guard180th Tactical Fighter Group
Security Forces Units180th Fighter Wing
  1972-1972, Security Police Technical Course, Lackland AFB, TX
  1972-1974, 81150, 99th Security Police Squadron
  1972-1974, 81150, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1974-1974, 81150, Air Police Combat Preparedness Course
  1974-1975, 81150A, 7th Air Force
  1974-1975, 81150A, 7/13th Air Force
  1974-1975, 81150A, 635th Security Police Squadron
  1974-1975, 81150A, 635th Combat Support Group
  1974-1975, 81150A, United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)
  1974-1975, 81150A, 13th Air Force
  1975-1976, 81150A, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1975-1976, 81150A, 341st Missile Security Squadron
  1975-1976, 81150A, 341st Strategic Missile Wing
  1976-1979, M 0188, US Army (USA)/1st Infantry Division
  1979-1980, M 0677, Army National Guard (ARNG)
  1980-1983, M 0542, Army National Guard (ARNG)
  1983-1986, 81170A, Ohio Air National Guard
  1983-1986, 81170A, 180th Tactical Fighter Group
  1983-1986, 81150A, 180th Security Forces Squadron
  1983-1986, 81150A, 180th Fighter Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1975-1975 NEO - Operation Eagle Pull (Cambodia)
  1975-1975 Operation New Life (Vietnam)
  1975-1975 Mayaguez Incident (Cambodia)
  1975-1975 Operation Baby Lift (Vietnam)
  1975-1975 NEO - Operation Frequent Wind (Vietnam)
 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 were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are 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?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
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 
James A Rhodes State College
  1980-1982, James A Rhodes State College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-130 Hercules  C-141 Starlifter  C-5 Galaxy  KC-135 Stratotanker  
B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  C-7 Caribou  HH-43 Huskie (Pedro)  OV-10 Bronco  
U-2 Dragon Lady  LGM-30A/B  Minuteman I Missile  A-7 Corsair II (Sluf)  
  1972-1974, C-130 Hercules
  1972-1974, C-141 Starlifter
  1972-1974, C-5 Galaxy
  1972-1974, KC-135 Stratotanker
  1974-1975, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1974-1975, C-7 Caribou
  1974-1975, HH-43 Huskie (Pedro)
  1974-1975, OV-10 Bronco
  1974-1975, U-2 Dragon Lady
  1975-1976, LGM-30A/B Minuteman I Missile
  1983-1986, A-7 Corsair II (Sluf)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Aug 25, 2016, General Photos
  Mar 28, 2018, Message Photos3
  Apr 29, 2018, Forum Photos8
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