Harris, Thomas, CMSgt

Aircraft Maintenance
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43200-Aircraft Maintenance Manager
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1983-1984, 19th Air Refueling Wing, Heavy
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Service Years
1954 - 1984
Chief Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
Post 6605, Warner Robins Memorial PostSW Virginia SquadronAir Weather Recon Association (AWRA)
  1992, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 6605, Warner Robins Memorial Post (Warner Robins, Georgia) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2000, Sampson Air Force Base Veterans Association, SW Virginia Squadron (Virginia) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2006, Air Weather Recon Association (AWRA) [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I retired 29 feb 1984 ,went to work next day at Robins AFB Transient alert  for the next 10 years. Moved to Panama City ,FL . Sold RV'S  for a few years and in 2007 moved to Alabama to be close to my daughters.  I met a lot of friends during my 30 years in the Airforce I had a. wonderful career in Aircraft MAINTENANCE. I  miss being around all the Aircraft. . What a great 30 years it was for me.Now i enjoy my Quarter Horses.
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Aircrew Enlisted (Basic)
Maintenance (Master)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1954, Basic Military Training (Sampson AFB, NY), 3669/3029
 Unit Assignments
95th Bombardment Wing, Heavy1607th Field Maintenance SquadronMilitary Air Transport Service (MATS)53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron - Hurricane Hunters
Rescue Units37th Air Rescue  SquadronTactical Air Command (TAC)US Air Force
306th Field Maintenance SquadronStrategic Air Command (SAC)Military Airlift Command (MAC)51st Air Base Wing
19th Air Refueling Wing, Heavy
  1954-1957, AAF MOS 747, 95th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1957-1961, 1607th Field Maintenance Squadron
  1957-1961, Military Air Transport Service (MATS)
  1961-1964, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron - Hurricane Hunters
  1964-1966, 48th Air Rescue Squadron
  1966-1967, 37th Air Rescue Squadron
  1967-1969, Tactical Air Command (TAC)
  1969-1972, Major Commands
  1972-1973, 306th Field Maintenance Squadron
  1973-1979, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1979-1981, 43200, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1981-1982, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
  1982-1983, 51st Air Base Wing
  1983-1984, 19th Air Refueling Wing, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
  1965-1973 Operation Arc Light
 Colleges Attended 
Community College of the Air Force
  1954-1983, Community College of the Air Force
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-36 Peacemaker  C-119 Flying Boxcar  C-124 Globemaster II  C-133 Cargomaster II  
B-50 Superfortress  C-54 Skymaster  HU/SU-16 Albatross  C-118 Liftmaster  
B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  C-141 Starlifter  F-4 Phantom  KC-135 Stratotanker  
T-38 Talon  T-37 Tweety  A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)  F-15 Eagle/Strike Eagle  
F-16 Fighting Falcon  
  1954-1957, B-36 Peacemaker
  1954-1957, C-119 Flying Boxcar
  1957-1961, C-124 Globemaster II
  1957-1961, C-133 Cargomaster II
  1961-1964, B-50 Superfortress
  1964-1966, C-54 Skymaster
  1964-1967, HU/SU-16 Albatross
  1967-1972, C-118 Liftmaster
  1972-1981, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1981-1982, C-141 Starlifter
  1982-1983, F-4 Phantom
  1983-1984, KC-135 Stratotanker
  1984-1994, T-38 Talon
  1984-1994, T-37 Tweety
  1984-1994, A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
  1984-1994, F-15 Eagle/Strike Eagle
  1984-1994, F-16 Fighting Falcon
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