Barnes, Thomas Nelson, Jr., CMSAF

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Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
9C000-CMSgt of the Air Force
Last AFSC Group
Special Reporting
Primary Unit
1973-1977, Air Force Office of the Chief of Staff
Service Years
1949 - 1977
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Chester, Pennsylvania
Last Address
Sherman, Texas

Date of Passing
Mar 17, 2003
 
Location of Interment
Oakwood Cemetery - Honey Grove, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

At the end of a long and distinguished USAF career, he was the 4th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force. 


   
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Sources:
http://www.veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=1785
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_N._Barnes
http://www.txfannin.org/obits.php?per_id=44184
http://www.dodlive.mil/index.php/2012/02/thomas-n-barnes-the-first-african-american-cmsaf/
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21754015

 

   
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 Unit Assignments
Professional Schools and Courses4th Troop Carrier Squadron14th Troop Carrier Squadron, HeavyUS Air Force
US Air Force30th Air Transport Squadron, MediumAndrews Air Force Base75th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
42nd Organizational Maintenance Squadron42nd Bomb Wing92nd Strategic Aerospace Wing8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf Pack
3646th Pilot Training WingAir Training CommandAir Force Office of the Chief of Staff
  1949-1950, Basic Aircraft Maintenance Technical School
  1950-1951, 4th Troop Carrier Squadron
  1951-1952, 14th Troop Carrier Squadron, Heavy
  1952-1952, 1704th Aerial Port Squadron
  1952-1952, 1253rd Air Transport Squadron
  1952-1952, 30th Air Transport Squadron, Medium
  1952-1958, Andrews Air Force Base
  1958-1959, 75th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1959-1963, 42nd Organizational Maintenance Squadron
  1963-1965, 42nd Bomb Wing
  1965-1966, 92nd Strategic Aerospace Wing
  1966-1967, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf Pack
  1967-1971, 99107, 3646th Pilot Training Wing
  1971-1973, Headquarters, Air Training Command
  1973-1977, Air Force Office of the Chief of Staff
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1952 Korean War
  1966-1967 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-54 Skymaster  C-118 Liftmaster  B-25 Mitchell  C-45 Expeditor  
C-47 Skytrain/Dakota  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  F-4 Phantom  T-38 Talon  
  1949-1952, C-54 Skymaster
  1952-1952, C-118 Liftmaster
  1952-1958, B-25 Mitchell
  1952-1958, C-45 Expeditor
  1952-1958, C-47 Skytrain/Dakota
  1958-1966, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1966-1967, F-4 Phantom
  1967-1971, T-38 Talon
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