Hatfield, Jerry, Col

Materiel Management
 
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Colonel
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
2716-Acquisition Management Officer
Current/Last AFSC Group
Materiel Management
Primary Unit
1981-1984, 2716, Space Division, Air Force Systems Command (AFSC)
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
0006- Pilot Trainee (UPT)
4341-Aircraft Maintenance Officer
4344-Aircraft Maintenance Officer
4016-Aircraft Maintenance Staff Officer
2911-System Program Staff Officer
Service Years
1961 - 1984
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Author of sixteen non-fiction books about American motorcycling history. Inductee of three different motorcycling halls of fame.

   
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  1964-1965, 4341, 5040th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Group

First Lieutenant
From Month/Year
May / 1964
To Month/Year
October / 1965
Unit
5040th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Group Unit Page
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
4341-Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Location
Elmendorf AFB
Country/State
Alaska
   
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 5040th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Group Details

5040th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Group
Type
Combat - Maintenance
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Units
Strength
Group
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 4, 2019
   
Memories For This Unit

Best Moment
Group Commander, an O-6, insisted I sit in his overstuffed chair while he briefed me on the Group's mission. First time an O-6 gave me more than a glance.

Worst Moment
Hard to say. C-130 fleet was transferred from Dyess but spare parst arrived 6 months later. Lots of cannibalization and 60-70 hr work weeks.

   

Chain of Command
5040th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Group

Other Memories
Auctioned off Xmas standby duty to a young bachelor for 4X credit. He didn't have to work a weekend for the next 6 months! I figured bachelors had a right to be happy on Xmas and not automatically be the fall guys for holiday shifts.

   
   
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5 Members Also There at Same Time
5040th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Group

Anderson, Milton T., TSgt, (1955-1976) 322 32251F Staff Sergeant
Hull, Carroll, A1C, (1960-1966) 431 43151C Airman 1st Class
Jauch, Max, A1C, (1962-1966) 431 43151B Airman 1st Class
Rohrbacher, Charles, A1C, (1960-1966) 432 43251 Airman 1st Class
Trimmer, Marvin E (Eddie), A1C, (1961-1964) 00 Airman 1st Class

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