Besser, Jakob, SMSgt

Command and Control
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
27490A-Command and Control Superintendent.
Current/Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1989-1991, 27490A, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
42330-Apprentice Aircraft Electrical Repairman
42350-Aircraft Electrical Repairman
42370-Aircraft Electrical Repair Technician
27470-Command Post Technician
27490-Command and Control Superintendent
Service Years
1965 - 1991
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Senior Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff Combat Crew Air Force Retired 3 Strategic Air Command

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration Vietnam 50th Anniversary

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Air Force Memorial (AFM)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Post 266
  1995, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2015, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) - Assoc. Page
  2017, American Legion, Post 266 (Life Associate Member) (Bennington, Nebraska) - Chap. Page

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Aircrew Enlisted (Senior)
Command and Control (Master)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1965, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3723/1131
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Technical Training Center - Chanute2854th Air Base Group14th Field Maintenance Squadron525th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron - Bulldogs
2955th Combat Logistics Support Squadron438th Military Airlift Wing6170th Combat Support Squadron314th Air Division
320th Bombardment Wing48th Tactical Fighter WingStrategic Air Command (SAC)US Air Force
National Emergency Airborne Command Post (NEACP)
  1965-1966, 42330, 3345th Technical School, Technical Training Center - Chanute
  1966-1966, 42350, 2854th Air Base Group
  1966-1967, 42350, 14th Field Maintenance Squadron
  1967-1969, 42370, 525th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron - Bulldogs
  1969-1970, 42370, 2955th Combat Logistics Support Squadron
  1970-1972, 27470, 438th Military Airlift Wing
  1972-1972, 27470, 6170th Combat Support Squadron
  1972-1973, 27470, 314th Air Division
  1973-1975, 27470, 320th Bombardment Wing
  1976-1979, 27470, 48th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1979-1983, 27470, Strategic Air Combat Operations Staff (SACOS), Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1983-1984, 27470, 7393rd Munitions Support Squadron
  1984-1985, 27490, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1985-1989, 27490A, National Emergency Airborne Command Post (NEACP)
  1989-1991, 27490A, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War
  1966-1967 (FOB) Nha Trang Air Base
 Colleges Attended 
Community College of the Air Force
  1983-1991, Community College of the Air Force
 My Aircraft/Missiles
T-29 Flying Classroom  T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)  AC-47 Spooky/Puff  F-102 Delta Dagger  
C-141 Starlifter  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  KC-135 Stratotanker  F-4 Phantom  
F-111 Aardvark  E-4 Nightwatch  
  1966-1966, T-29 Flying Classroom
  1966-1966, T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)
  1966-1967, AC-47 Spooky/Puff
  1967-1969, F-102 Delta Dagger
  1970-1972, C-141 Starlifter
  1973-1976, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1973-1976, KC-135 Stratotanker
  1976-1978, F-4 Phantom
  1978-1979, F-111 Aardvark
  1985-1991, E-4 Nightwatch
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