Fortier, Norman John, Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1959-1964, 100th Bombardment Wing, Medium
Service Years
1942 - 1964
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Pelham, New Hampshire
Last Address
Gilford, New Hampshire

Date of Passing
Nov 20, 2005
 
Location of Interment
Raymond C. Wixson Memorial Garden - Gilford, New Hampshire
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Air Force Commander Headquarters Air Force Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal




 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2016, American Fighter Aces Association
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He destroyed 5.833 enemy aircraft in aerial combat plus 2 damaged, and another 5.5 on the ground in WWII.
 
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=2&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=norman+j+fortier&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=386929&rlst=2367502,386929
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=545
http://www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/URG/fortier.html https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=120967121
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/gallery.php?Group=355
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_355.php
http://www.cieldegloire.com/014_fortier_n_j.php
Book: "An Ace of the Eighth", Norman "Bud" Fortier, Ballantine Books, 2003.
   
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  1956-1959, United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)

Lieutenant Colonel
From Month/Year
November / 1956
To Month/Year
August / 1959
Unit
United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE) Unit Page
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
MOS
Not Specified
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
Netherlands
   
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 United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE) Details

United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)
Type
HQ/ Command Element
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Major Commands
Strength
Dispensary
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 7, 2011
   
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
He was with the Military Advisory Assistance Group.

   
My Photos For This Unit
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62 Members Also There at Same Time
United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)

Burton, Jerome Phillip, A1C, (1954-1959) [Other Service Rank]
Jacobs, Theodore, Capt, (1954-1963) [Other Service Rank]
Rodgers, Raymond Elmo, CMSgt, (1938-1969) [Other Service Rank]
Shaffer, Tom, A1C, (1951-1956) [Other Service Rank]
St Pierre-Mavis, Irene O., A1C, (1951-1959) [Other Service Rank]
Tibbets, Paul Warfield, Brig Gen, (1937-1966) [Other Service Rank]
Vance, Warren LeRoy, SMSgt, (1948-1968) [Other Service Rank]
Tallman, Kenneth, Lt Gen, (1946-1981) Lieutenant General
O'Keefe, Richard Joseph, Maj Gen, (1930-1960) Major General
Nielsen, Ariel Wayne, Brig Gen, (1940-1966) Colonel
Riddle, Kyle Loyd, Brig Gen, (1938-1969) Colonel
Talbot, John Mayo, Brig Gen, (1939-1973) Lieutenant Colonel
Young, Kendall Salisbury, Maj Gen, (1941-1975) Lieutenant Colonel
Dallman, Howard Marvin, Col, (1942-1974) Major
Finlay, John S., Col, (1949-1975) Captain
John, Ernest F., Brig Gen, (1942-1973) Captain
Martin, Don, Col, (1952-1978) Captain
Noyd, Dale, Capt, (1955-1968) Captain
Wilson, Glenn, Lt Col, (1955-1982) Second Lieutenant
Needham, John, SSgt, (1954-1958) Staff Sergeant
Landers, Phil, CMSgt, (1958-1981) Airman 1st Class E-4
Rhodes, Donald, MSgt, (1955-1977) Airman 1st Class E-4
Jones, William Atkinson, Col, (1945-1969) 102 1021A [Other Service Rank]
Curto, Domenico Antonio, Col, (1942-1974) 11 1121Z Lieutenant Colonel
Hiteshew, James Edward, Col, (1953-1979) 102 1021A Second Lieutenant
Nolen, Johnie Arzell, SSgt, (1948-1968) 571 57150 Staff Sergeant
O'Neill, William, SMSgt, (1958-1982) 3C 3C0X1 Senior Airman E-4
Arnold, Berle, MSgt, (1950-1970) 631 63150A Airman 1st Class E-4
Bayne, Donald, TSgt, (1954-1974) 463 46350B Airman 1st Class E-4
Evans, Robert, A1C, (1954-1957) 271 27150 Airman 1st Class E-4
Hurtubise, Lois, A1C, (1955-1963) 702 70250 Airman 1st Class E-4
Silva, Augusto, SSgt, (1952-1964) 304 30450B Airman 1st Class E-4
Brown, Donald, A1C, (1954-1963) 431 43151E Airman 2nd Class E-3
Hall, Roger, A2C, (1956-1960) 922 92250A Airman 2nd Class E-3
PHILLIPS, DAVID, A1C, (1957-1965) 462 462X0 Airman 2nd Class E-3
Shaw, Gary G., SSgt, (1956-1969) 563 56350 Airman 2nd Class E-3
Whitten, Larry, TSgt, (1955-1975) 303 30352 Airman 2nd Class E-3
Heaquarters Inspector General (HQ USAFE IG)

Tanberg, Lawrence F., Maj Gen, (1941-1974) Colonel
Gillespie, Randall, SMSgt, (1956-1984) 362 36254 Airman 1st Class-E-3
HQ USAFE-SG

Smalley, Doyte, A1C, (1955-1958) 704 70450 Airman 1st Class E-4
HQ USAFE/IN

Helton, Donald, Capt, (1955-1978) 203 2031 Captain
Cawley, Dwayne, A1C, (1959-1962) 204 20450 Airman 1st Class E-4
HQ USAFE/LG

Horton, Edwin Weston, MSgt, (1935-1958) Technical Sergeant
Kelso, Roger, A1C, (1953-1957) 732 73250 Airman 1st Class E-4
United States Army Air Force Europe (USAAFE)

Cook, Jesse (Jess), CMSgt, (1958-1988) M78 M 7888 [Other Service Rank]
Carroll, Joseph Francis, Lt Gen, (1948-1969) 805 8051 Brigadier General
Barney, Phil, A1C, (1930-1972) 100 10050 Airman 3rd Class E-2
USAFE Air Postal Squadron

West, Ron, SrA, (1952-1956) M05 M 0056 Airman 1st Class E-4
USAFE Command Post

Davis, Benjamin Oliver, Gen, (1936-1970) [Other Service Rank]
USAFE Computer Systems Squadron

Pierson, Ron, SSgt, (1957-1967) 3D 3D0X4 Staff Sergeant
USAFE European Communications Division (ECD)

Noland, Phillip, SSgt, (1951-1965) Staff Sergeant
Strite, Robert, MSgt, (1959-1985) 304 30434 Master Sergeant E-7
Cothron, William, TSgt, (1957-1977) 293 29350 Airman 2nd Class E-3
USAFE Headquarters

Holbury, Robert James, Maj Gen, (1942-1972) 00 [Other Service Rank]
Posten, John Herbert, Lt Col, (1940-1962) 141 1411 Major
Zornes, Scotty, SMSgt, (1959-1984) 671 67190 Senior Master Sergeant E-8
Fridell, James, TSgt, (1952-1972) 702 70250 Staff Sergeant
Smith, Harry, MSgt, (1947-1969) 702 70270 Staff Sergeant
Decker, Richard, A2C, (1955-1959) 702 70250 Airman 2nd Class E-3

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