Brant, John, 1stSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
First Sergeant (E-7)
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
8F000-First Sergeant
Current/Last AFSC Group
Special Duty
Primary Unit
1999-2002, 8F000, 66th Rescue Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
70250-Administrative Specialist
3A0X1-Information Management
Service Years
1978 - 2002
First Sergeant (E-7)

 Official Badges 

Base Honor Guard Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal First Sergeant US Air Force Honorable Discharge (Old Style)

 Military Association Memberships
Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA)Air Force Memorial (AFM)
  1981, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2000, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Information Management  (Master)
Expert Marksman


Machine Gun
Sharp Shooter


 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1981, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3723/513
  1981, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3723
  1981, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3723/513
 Unit Assignments
474th Aircraft Generation SquadronAFROTC (Cadre) Det 442 University of Missouri37th Fighter WingSecurity Forces Units
27th Fighter Wing85th Mission Support Squadron57th Equipment Maintenance SquadronUS Air Force
99th Communications Squadron66th Rescue Squadron
  1981-1985, 70250, 474th Aircraft Generation Squadron
  1985-1991, 70250, AFROTC (Cadre) Det 442 University of Missouri
  1991-1992, 3A0X1, 37th Fighter Wing
  1992-1993, 3A0X1, 27th Security Forces Squadron
  1993-1994, 27th Fighter Wing
  1994-1995, 3A0X1, 85th Mission Support Squadron
  1995-1997, 3A0X1, 57th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
  1997-1998, 8F000, 57th Logistics Support Squadron
  1998-1999, 8F000, 99th Communications Squadron
  1999-2002, 8F000, 66th Rescue Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1992-1992 Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)14
 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 were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation 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 one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are 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?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and 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 
Community College of the Air ForceCommunity College of the Air ForceAshford University
  1997-2000, Community College of the Air Force
  1997-2000, Community College of the Air Force
  2009-2011, Ashford University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-16 Fighting Falcon  F-117 Nighthawk  F-111 Aardvark  F-15 Eagle/Strike Eagle  
HH-60 Pave Hawk  
  1981-1985, F-16 Fighting Falcon
  1991-1992, F-117 Nighthawk
  1992-1994, F-111 Aardvark
  1994-1995, F-15 Eagle/Strike Eagle
  1999-2002, HH-60 Pave Hawk
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