Braun, Joseph, SSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43171E-Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1962-1964, 43171E, 306th Organizational Maintenance Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
43132F-Reciprocating Engine Mechanic
99011-Patient
Service Years
1950 - 1965
Staff Sergeant

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US Air Force Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Master Crew Chief


 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 76
  1984, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 76 (Malverne, New York) [Verified] - Chap. Page


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  • Leagon, Frank, SSgt
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 1952-1954, B-29 Superfortress
From Year
1952
To Year
1954
   
Personal Memories
My first plane that I worked on in the Air Force. It was a pleasure.
   
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 B-29 Superfortress Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Boeing B-29A Superfortress
Length 99.02 ft | 30.18 m
Width 142.26 ft | 43.36 m
Height 29.56 ft | 9.01 m
Engine(s) 4 x Wright R-3350-57 radial piston engines generating 2,200hp.
Empty Weight 71,361 lbs | 32,369 kg
MTOW 141,102 lbs | 64,003 kg
Max Speed 358 mph | 576 km/h | 311 kts
Max Range 4,100 miles | 6,598 km
Ceiling 31,808 ft | 9,695 m | 6.0 miles
Climb Rate 526.3 ft/min (160.4 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 4 x 12.7mm machine guns in electrically-operated dorsal turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in electrically-operated under-nose turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns electrically-operated turret over rear fuselage.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns electrically-operated turret under rear fuselage
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position
1 x 20mm cannon in tail gun position

6,000lbs or internal ordnance.
Accommodations 10
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2013
   
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  • Anderson, Ted, SSgt, (1951-1955)
  • Arnold, Berle, MSgt, (1950-1970)
  • Ayers, James, A1C, (1952-1956)
  • Bernabo, Walter, SSgt, (1952-1956)
  • Bernhardt, Carl, A1C, (1953-1957)
  • Berry, James, SSgt, (1949-1953)
  • Bertram, James, Maj, (1950-1970)
  • Borok, Lou, A1C, (1953-1957)
  • Boyd, Clair, A1C, (1951-1955)
  • Brown, James, SMSgt, (1951-1978)
  • Browning, Wilbert, TSgt, (1946-1966)
  • Carey, Don, SSgt, (1953-1957)
  • Clayson, Vernon, A1C, (1952-1956)
  • Cook, Earl, SSgt, (1950-1954)
  • Costello, Ronald, SSgt, (1951-1955)
  • Courtney, Wilbur, CMSgt, (1947-1972)
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  • Deatrick, Eugene Peyton, Col, (1943-1974)
  • Devereaux, Bob, SSgt, (1949-1957)
  • Dismore, Willis, SSgt, (1948-1952)
  • Eckert, Edwin, TSgt, (1953-1973)
  • Ellis, Richard I., TSgt, (1949-1952)
  • Enmark, Harry, A1C, (1951-1955)
  • Escamilla, Patricio R., AB, (1951-1954)
  • Fago, Robert, SSgt, (1951-1955)
  • Fiori, Almondo, SSgt, (1949-1952)
  • Folk, George, SSgt, (1951-1955)
  • FRANKLIN, SCOTT, A1C, (1950-1953)
  • Freer, Donald, MSgt, (1951-1974)
  • Ganson, Brady, SMSgt, (1952-1974)
  • Gartman, Billy Edison, MSgt, (1951-1973)
  • Godair, Lawrence, A1C, (1953-1962)
  • Godden, Duane, MSgt, (1951-1971)
  • Gonzales, Leonard Armando, Lt Col, (1950-1971)
  • Goodall, Richard, Maj, (1951-1971)
  • Grenger, William J., SSgt, (1953-1957)
  • Guillory, Willard, MSgt, (1952-1972)
  • Hager, Argy, Maj, (1950-1970)
  • Hall, Howard
  • HANSON, DARREL, SSgt, (1952-1956)
  • Hatten, Sidney, MSgt, (1953-1974)
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  • Hicks, Kenneth, MSgt, (1952-1972)
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