Carpenter, Raymond, TSgt

Education and Training
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
75172-Training Supervisor
Current/Last AFSC Group
Education and Training
Primary Unit
1972-1975, 75172, 3415th Air Base Group
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
43151A-Aircraft Maintenance Specialist
43151B-Aircraft Maintenance Technician-Multi Engine
43151E-Aircraft Maintenance Specialist
Service Years
1955 - 1975
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Technical Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Strategic Command (Pre 2002) Air Education and Training Command Instructor Master Base Honor Guard Air Force Retired

Strategic Air Command

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 3073, Wiregrass PostChapter 373Post 44
  2004, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 3073, Wiregrass Post (Dothan, Alabama) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2004, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 373 (Daleville, Alabama) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2010, American Legion, Post 44 (Bonifay, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Started my Air Force career as an Aircraft Maintenance Specialist 431X1B from 1955-1965, retrained into the Training Technician career field 751X2 from 1965-1975.
Other Comments:
Had TDY's to the Azores,  and Newfoundland twice.
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1955, Basic Military Training (Sampson AFB, NY), 4240
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
98th Air Refueling Squadron, MediumStrategic Air Command (SAC)US Air Force98th Air Refueling Squadron
US Air Force456th Strategic Aerospace WingSpecial Operations UnitsAir Force Training Wings
3415th Air Base Group
  1955-1960, 43151A, 98th Air Refueling Squadron, Medium
  1955-1968, 75172, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1956-1956, 43151A, 1143rd Air Base Squadron
  1958-1958, 43151B, 98th Air Refueling Squadron
  1960-1961, 43151B, 4085th Air Base Squadron
  1961-1968, 43151E, 456th Strategic Aerospace Wing
  1968-1969, 75172, 1131st USAF Special Activities Squadron
  1969-1972, 75172, 3615th Pilot Training Wing (Staff)
  1972-1975, 75172, 3415th Air Base Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Troy State University
  1975-1978, Troy State University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-47 Stratojet  KC-97 Stratotanker  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  KC-135 Stratotanker  
  1955-1960, B-47 Stratojet
  1955-1961, KC-97 Stratotanker
  1961-1968, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1961-1968, KC-135 Stratotanker
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