Bates, Earl Jack, Jr., TSgt

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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43271-Reciprocating Engine Technician
Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1967-1970, 43271, 3773rd Instructor Squadron
Service Years
1950 - 1970
Voice Edition
Technical Sergeant

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Bates, Earl Jack, Jr., TSgt USAF(Ret).
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Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Nov 07, 2012
Location of Interment
Florida National Cemetery - Bushnell, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: 430, 578

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Air Education and Training Command Instructor Basic Air Training Command Instructor (pre-1966) Air Force Retired

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 Military Association Memberships
American LegionAir Force Photo Mapping Association
  1980, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1980, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1995, Air Force Photo Mapping Association [Verified]

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  1952-1953, M 0747, 307th Air Refueling Squadron, Medium

Staff Sergeant
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307th Air Refueling Squadron, Medium Unit Page
Staff Sergeant
M 0747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Walker AFB, NM
New Mexico
 307th Air Refueling Squadron, Medium Details

307th Air Refueling Squadron, Medium
Combat - Refueling
Parent Unit
Air Refueling Units
Air Squadron
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Last Updated: Nov 6, 2009
Memories For This Unit

Chain of Command
8th Air Force; 47th Air Division; 6th Bomb Wing. Later, 47th Air Division, Control and Tanker Element (Flt A) Task Unit 132.4.2. Then Flt A Task Unit 132.4.2 (Prov) Operation Ivy; Kwajalein Island, Marshall Islands (1st H Bomb test). Returned to Walker AFB until early 1953.

Other Memories
Daughter; Elena Jean Bates born in Base Hospital March 9, 1952

My Photos For This Unit
Crossing the International Date Line Certificate
Operation Ivy Certificate
307 th and 27th Air Refueling Patch
2 Members Also There at Same Time
307th Air Refueling Squadron, Medium

Hillbolt, Grover, SSgt, (1950-1954) 2A 2A1X4 Staff Sergeant
Ayers, James, A1C, (1952-1956) Airman 2nd Class

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