Boyer, John, MSgt

Electronics Systems
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
30490-Ground Radio Maintenance Superintendent
Current/Last AFSC Group
Electronics Systems
Primary Unit
1968-1971, 30490, Headquarters, Air Training Command
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
32331-Apprentice Turret Systems Gunner
32351-Defensive Fire Control Systems Operator
32351-Turret Systems Gunner
43173-Inflight Refueling Technician
30430-Apprentice Radio Relay Equipment Repairman
30470-Radio Relay Equipment Maintenance Technician
Service Years
1949 - 1979
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Training Command Instructor (pre-1966) Combat Crew Air Training Command Instructor (post-1966) Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
Air Force Association (AFA)Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA)American LegionNon-Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA)
The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)-National Rifle Association (NRA)Air Force Communicators & Air Traffic Controllers Association
Air Force Gunners AssociationTennessee State GuardUpper CumberlandCivil Air Patrol
I.F.R. Association (Boomers) Air Force Memorial (AFM)
  1971, Air Force Association (AFA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, Non-Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)
  1971, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, -National Rifle Association (NRA)
  1990, Air Force Communicators & Air Traffic Controllers Association [Verified]
  1995, Air Force Gunners Association
  2000, State Guard Association of the United States, Tennessee State Guard (Instructor) (Nashville, Tennessee) [Verified]1
  2004, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Upper Cumberland (Crossville, Tennessee) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2008, Civil Air Patrol [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, 19th Bombardment Association
  2013, I.F.R. Association (Boomers)
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I'm Retired
Other Comments:
I'm a Major in the Civil Air Patrol
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Aircrew Enlisted (Chief)

Sharp Shooter




 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1951, Basic Military Training (Sampson AFB, NY), 3674/8901
 Unit Assignments
Army National Guard (ARNG)Air Training Command20th Air Force19th Bombardment Group, Heavy
28th Bomb Squadron - Mohawk Warriors97th Bombardment Wing, HeavyStrategic Air Command (SAC)341st Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
42nd Bomb Wing42nd Air Refueling Squadron911th Air Refueling Squadron - Red EaglesAir Force Communications Service (AFCS)
  1949-1951, Army National Guard (ARNG)
  1951-1952, 32331, Headquarters, Air Training Command
  1953-1953, 20th Air Force
  1953-1953, 19th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1953-1953, 32351, 20th Air Force
  1953-1953, 32351, 28th Bomb Squadron - Mohawk Warriors
  1953-1955, 32351, 97th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1953-1955, 32351, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1953-1955, 341st Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1955-1961, 43173, 42nd Bomb Wing
  1955-1961, 43173, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1955-1961, 43173, 42nd Air Refueling Squadron
  1961-1965, 43173, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1961-1965, 911th Air Refueling Squadron - Red Eagles
  1965-1966, 30430, Headquarters, Air Training Command
  1966-1968, 30470, Air Force Communications Service (AFCS)
  1966-1968, 30470, TUSLOG HQ/TUSLOG Det 63
  1968-1971, 30490, AETC Communications Division
  1968-1971, 30490, Headquarters, Air Training Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)/Bombing Raid on Toksan Dam
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)/Various Air Missions Over North Korea
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
 Colleges Attended 
East Tennessee State UniversityEast Tennessee State University
  1973-1981, East Tennessee State University
  1981-1982, East Tennessee State University
  1990-1992, Maryville University of Saint Louis
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-29 Superfortress  B-50 Superfortress  KC-97 Stratotanker  KC-135 Stratotanker  
  1951-1953, B-29 Superfortress
  1953-1955, B-50 Superfortress
  1955-1957, KC-97 Stratotanker
  1957-1965, KC-135 Stratotanker
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