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
1965-1965, 99011, USAF Hospital/Medical Center - Wilford Hall
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
43132F-Reciprocating Engine Mechanic
99011-Patient
Service Years
1950 - 1965
Staff Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Force Air Police Air Force Retired Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961


 Unofficial Badges 

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


 Additional Information
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 1958-1962, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
From Year
1958
To Year
1962
   
Personal Memories
Really enjoyed working & flying on this big bird. The alert duty was great.
   
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 B-52 Stratofortress (Buff) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Boeing B-52H Stratofortress
Length 160.89 ft | 49.04 m
Width 185.10 ft | 56.42 m
Height 40.68 ft | 12.40 m
Engine(s) 8 x Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-3 turbofan engines generating 17,000lbs of standard thrust each.
Empty Weight 172,743 lbs | 78,355 kg
MTOW 487,993 lbs | 221,350 kg
Max Speed 595 mph | 958 km/h | 517 kts
Max Range 10,000 miles | 16,093 km
Ceiling 54,954 ft | 16,750 m | 10.4 miles
Climb Rate Not Available
Hardpoints 2
Armament Mission-specific armament can include any of the following:

20 x AGM-86B ALCM cruise missiles (internal)
20 x AGM-129 cruise missiles (internal)
2 x AGM-86B ALCMs cruise missile (external)
2 x AGM-129 cruise missiles (external)
Free Fall Nuclear Bombs
12 x AGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missiles
12 x AGM-142A air-to-surface missiles
AGM-86C CALCM cruise missiles
JDAMs

Up to 51,570lbs (340kg) class bombs or mines
Accommodations 6
Operators United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Oct 10, 2010
   
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