Manansala, Agapito (Pete), CMSgt

Special Identifiers
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Life Member
 Service Photo   Service Details
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
99107-Senior Enlisted Advisor
Current/Last AFSC Group
Special Identifiers
Primary Unit
1978-1981, 99107, 100th Air Refueling Wing
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
64530-Inventory Management Specialist
64550-Inventory Management Specialist
64050-Supply Technician
Service Years
1953 - 1981
Foreign Language(s)
Voice Edition
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Chief Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

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

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge Vietnam 50th Anniversary

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 604Post 4647, General John J. Pershing Post
  2006, American Legion, Post 604 (Commander) (Sacramento, California) - Chap. Page
  2018, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 4647, General John J. Pershing Post (Member) (Antelope, California) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Doing mostly Community Service with Lions International, Knight of Columbus, as well as with the American Legion.
Other Comments:
At home, I do mostly gardening, tending to our fig, pomegranate, persimmon, orange, pear, lemon, as well as calamansi trees.  For mental exercise, do the daily cross word puzzle, reading the Sacramento Bee, and some classics.
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1953, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3705/463
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Supply UnitsAir Force Special Weapons Command (AFSWC)325th Fighter GroupAir Base Units
325th Supply SquadronFar East Air Forces1501st Air Transport Wing60th Supply Squadron
9th Weather Reconnaissance Wing1964th Communications Group63rd Supply Squadron7th Supply Squadron
Support Units100th Air Refueling Wing
  1953-1955, 64530, 4907th Supply Squadron
  1953-1955, Air Force Special Weapons Command (AFSWC)
  1953-1981, 64550, 325th Fighter Group
  1955-1956, 7244th Air Base Squadron
  1955-1956, 64050, 4907th Supply Squadron
  1956-1957, 325th Supply Squadron
  1957-1960, 2721st Supply Group
  1960-1961, Far East Air Material Command, Far East Air Forces
  1961-1965, 1501st Supply Squadron
  1963-1963, 1501st Air Transport Wing
  1965-1967, 405th Supply Squadron
  1967-1968, 60th Supply Squadron
  1968-1970, 9th Weather Reconnaissance Wing
  1970-1971, 1964th Communications Group
  1970-1971, 63rd Supply Squadron
  1971-1972, 1964th Communications Group
  1972-1976, 7th Supply Squadron
  1976-1978, 615th Support Squadron
  1978-1981, 99107, 100th Air Refueling Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam Air Offensive Campaign (1966-67)
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Air Force.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Did you encounter a situation during your military service when you believed there was a possibility you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
List the names of old friends you served with, at which locations, and recount what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Air Force?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
University of Maryland Far East DivisionTexas Christian UniversityAmerican River College
  1960-1961, University of Maryland Far East Division
  1975-1975, Texas Christian University
  1981-1983, American River College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-130 Hercules  F-100 Super Sabre  C-133 Cargomaster II  U-2 Dragon Lady  
F-102 Delta Dagger  B-57 Canberra  F-4 Phantom  EC-135 Looking Glass  
C-141 Starlifter  SR-71 Black Bird  KC-135 Stratotanker  
  1953-1953, C-130 Hercules
  1953-1953, F-100 Super Sabre
  1954-1954, C-133 Cargomaster II
  1955-1955, U-2 Dragon Lady
  1956-1956, F-102 Delta Dagger
  1958-1958, B-57 Canberra
  1958-1958, F-4 Phantom
  1961-1961, EC-135 Looking Glass
  1963-1963, C-141 Starlifter
  1978-1981, SR-71 Black Bird
  1978-1981, KC-135 Stratotanker
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Nov 12, 2018, General Photos2
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