Boyer, John, MSgt

Electronics Maintenance
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
30470-Radio Relay Equipment Technician
Current/Last AFSC Group
Electronics Maintenance
Primary Unit
1968-1971, 30490, Headquarters, Air Training Command
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
32331-Apprentice Turret Systems Gunner
32351-Turret Systems Gunner
32351-Defensive Fire Control Systems Operator
43173-Inflight Refueling Technician
30430-Apprentice Radio Relay Equipment Repairman
30470-Radio Relay Equipment Maintenance Technician
30490-Ground Radio Maintenance Superintendent
Service Years
1949 - 1979
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Education and Training Command Instructor Basic Air Force Retired 3 Strategic Air Command Air Force Communication Service

Air Training Command (ATC)

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
Air Force Association (AFA)Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA)American LegionNon Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA)
The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)National Rifle Association (NRA)Air Force Communicators & Air Traffic Controllers Association
Air Force Gunners AssociationTennessee State GuardUpper CumberlandCivil Air Patrol
I.F.R. Association (Boomers) Air Force Memorial (AFM)
  1971, Air Force Association (AFA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)
  1971, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, National Rifle Association (NRA)
  1990, Air Force Communicators & Air Traffic Controllers Association [Verified]
  1995, Air Force Gunners Association
  2000, State Guard Association of the United States, Tennessee State Guard (Instructor) (Nashville, Tennessee) [Verified]1
  2004, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Upper Cumberland (Crossville, Tennessee) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2008, Civil Air Patrol [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, 19th Bombardment Association
  2013, I.F.R. Association (Boomers)
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I'm Retired
Other Comments:
I'm a Major in the Civil Air Patrol
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Aircrew Enlisted (Chief)
Sharp Shooter




 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1951, Basic Military Training (Sampson AFB, NY), 3674/8901
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Army National Guard (ARNG)Air Training Command20th Air Force19th Bombardment Group, Heavy
28th Bomb Squadron - Mohawk Warriors97th Bombardment Wing, HeavyStrategic Air Command (SAC)341st Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
42nd Bomb Wing42nd Air Refueling Squadron911th Air Refueling Squadron - Red EaglesAir Force Communications Service (AFCS)
TUSLOG Det 63, TUSLOG HQAir Education and Training Command
  1949-1951, Army National Guard (ARNG)
  1951-1952, 32331, Headquarters, Air Training Command
  1953-1953, 20th Air Force
  1953-1953, 19th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1953-1953, 32351, 20th Air Force
  1953-1953, 32351, 28th Bomb Squadron - Mohawk Warriors
  1953-1955, 32351, 97th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1953-1955, 32351, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1953-1955, 341st Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1955-1961, 43173, 42nd Bomb Wing
  1955-1961, 43173, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1955-1961, 43173, 42nd Air Refueling Squadron
  1961-1965, 43173, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1961-1965, 911th Air Refueling Squadron - Red Eagles
  1965-1966, 30430, Headquarters, Air Training Command
  1966-1968, 30470, Air Force Communications Service (AFCS)
  1966-1968, 30470, TUSLOG Det 63, TUSLOG HQ
  1968-1971, 30490, AETC Communications Division
  1968-1971, 30490, Headquarters, Air Training Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)/Bombing Raid on Toksan Dam
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)/Various Air Missions Over North Korea
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
 Colleges Attended 
East Tennessee State UniversityEast Tennessee State University
  1973-1981, East Tennessee State University
  1981-1982, East Tennessee State University
  1990-1992, Maryville University of Saint Louis
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-29 Superfortress  B-50 Superfortress  KC-97 Stratotanker  KC-135 Stratotanker  
  1951-1953, B-29 Superfortress
  1953-1955, B-50 Superfortress
  1955-1957, KC-97 Stratotanker
  1957-1965, KC-135 Stratotanker
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