Albers, Edward James, Sr., Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1957-1965, 1021A, 3540th Flying Training Wing (Staff)
Service Years
1944 - 1965
Officer Collar Insignia
Major

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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Home Town
Centrail, WA
Last Address
Winter Park, FL

Date of Passing
Feb 08, 2006
 
Location of Interment
Palm Cemetery - Winter Park, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Air Force Retired


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Cold War Medal




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Last Known Activity
ALBERS SR., MAJOR E.J., USAF (RET.), passed away, February 8, 2006, in Winter Park. He was an aircraft commander in Strategic Air Command and was in the reopening of Pinecastle AFB in April 1954, 321st Bomb Wing, B47 Fighter Bombers. When the 306th Bomb Wing transferred to the renamed McCoy AFB, Major Albers went TDY to Castle AFT and retrained in the B52 and become 306th BW Scheduling Officer. After retiring in 1965, he returned to college at Rollins, receiving his Masters in Arts and he taught at Winter Park High for 30 years. Major Albers is honored to be in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, and Who's Who in American Education. The following is from the latest edition: Edward James Albers, Sr., retired social studies education; b. Centrail, Wash, July 6, 1922; s. Otto Johnson and Neil Genevieve Albers; m. Caroline Constance Cochran, July 30, 1944; one child, Edward James Jr. Student, Wash. State Coll., 1942, U. Ariz., 1949-51; BA, U. Nebr. Omaha, 1959; MA Rollins Coll., 1966. Cert. tchr. Fla. Commd. 2nd Lt. USAF, 1944, advanced through grades to Maj., 1981, pilot, 1944-85; served command Pilot SAC, ret. 1965; tchr. social studies Winter Park (Fla) H.S., 1966-96; chmn. dept. social studies, 1973-88; ret. 1996. Decorated Yun-Hun medal, Chinese pilot wings, Chinese medal of Honor, 2001. Mem. Air Force Assn., Burma Star (Eng.) Mil. Order of the World Wars (past comdr.), Exptl. Aircraft Assn. and Warbirds, Ret. Officers' Assn., China-Burman-India Vets. Assn., Santa Ana, Calif. AAF Cadet Class 44G Alumni, Train Collectors Assn., Lionel Collectors Assn., Officers' Club, Patrick AFB, Hump Pilots Assn., Daedalians, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Democrat. Episcopalian. Avocations: antique toy train collecting, golf, scuba diving, snow and water skiing, flying. Graveside services will be held Monday, February 13th at 2pm at Palm Cemetery, Winter Park, FL with Military Honors.

Published in the Orlando Sentinel on February 9, 2006


   
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  1957-1965, 306th Bombardment Wing, Heavy

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306th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
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306th Bombardment Wing, Heavy

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Eckert, Edwin, TSgt, (1953-1973) Technical Sergeant
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Dorman, Chuck, Sgt, (1964-1968) 550 55050 Sergeant
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Ross, Ollie Leon, Sgt, (1964-1970) Sergeant
Averitt, Kenneth, A1C, (1962-1966) Airman 1st Class
Hilton, John, A1C, (1962-1966) 961 96150 Airman 1st Class
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Jagneaux, Allen, A1C, (1962-1966) 643 64350B Airman 1st Class
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Kirby, William, SSgt, (1960-1968) 631 63150 Airman 1st Class
Mitchell, David, A1C, (1961-1965) 306 30670 Airman 1st Class
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Shuey, Bill, TSgt, (1961-1981) Airman 1st Class
Austell, Carl, A2C, (1962-1966) 301 30153 Airman 2nd Class
Griffith, Robert, Sgt, (1964-1968) 620 62050 Airman 2nd Class
Harper, Billy Velton, A2C, (1959-1963) 00 00 Airman 2nd Class
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