Rockstad, Jon, Col

Command and Control
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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
00066-Air Commander
Current/Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1980-1981, 2245Y, MAC Headquarters, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
00-Other Service Rating
2235Y-Air Operations Officer
6016-Transportation Staff Officer
2245Y-Air Operations Officer
00X-Unknown AFSC
Service Years
1959 - 1984
Officer Collar Insignia

 Official Badges 

Strategic Command (Pre 2002) Tactical Air Command Military Airlift Command Pacific Air Forces

United States Air Forces Europe Combat Crew Air Force Retired 3 Strategic Air Command

Mishap-Free Flying Hour Award 5,000 Hrs Aerospace Defense Command

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge C-130 Hercules 1000 Hour C-130 Hercules 2000 Hour C-130 Hercules 5000 Hour

Cold War Medal Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration Vietnam 50th Anniversary

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)AF297
  1962, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) - Assoc. Page
  1988, Air Force Association (AFA), AF297 (Paymaster) (Charleston, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1988, Air Force Association (AFA), AF297 (Paymaster) (Charleston, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
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 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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Navigator Observer (Master)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1959, Aviation Cadet Program (San Antonio Aviation Cadet Center), 6014
  1959, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 60141
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Formal Schools and Training CoursesAir Transport Command (ATC)41st Air Transport Squadron29th Air Transport Squadron
40th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Wing22nd Bombardment Wing, Heavy604th Military Airlift Support SquadronMilitary Airlift Command (MAC)
4th Fighter Wing23rd Air Division
  1959-1960, 00, Aviation Cadet Pre-Flight Training Course
  1960-1962, 1535Z, Air Transport Command (ATC)
  1962-1967, 1535Z, 41st Air Transport Squadron
  1967-1969, 1535Z, 29th Air Transport Squadron
  1968-1973, 2235Y, 40th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Wing
  1973-1974, 6016, 22nd Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1974-1975, 6016, 604th Military Airlift Support Squadron
  1975-1977, 6016, Hq Military Air Command, Transportation Directorate, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
  1977-1979, 2245Y, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
  1980-1981, 2245Y, MAC Headquarters, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
  1981-1982, 00X, 4th Fighter Wing
  1982-1984, 00066, 23rd Air Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1960-1960 Operation New Tape (Congo)
  1961-1961 Cold War Incident - Standoff at Checkpoint Charlie (East Germany)
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
  1965-1966 Operation Power Pack (Dominican Republic)
  1968-1968 Vietnam Air/Ground (Tet Counteroffensive) Campaign (1968)/Operation Hue City
  1968-1968 Vietnam Air/Ground (Tet Counteroffensive) Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Operation Red Fox (South Korea)
  1969-1972 NASA Assisted Operations
  1975-1975 Operation Baby Lift (Vietnam)
  1975-1975 Operation New Life (Vietnam)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Wisconsin-MadisonUniversity of Nebraska, OmahaUniversity of Utah
  1957-1959, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  1966-1967, University of Nebraska, Omaha
  1970-1972, University of Utah
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-121 Constellation  C-130 Hercules  C-118 Liftmaster  
  1960-1962, C-121 Constellation
  1962-1970, C-130 Hercules
  1974-1975, C-118 Liftmaster
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jul 09, 2014, General Photos
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