Johnson, Charles, MSgt

Aircrew Protection
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
92190-Survival Superintendent
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircrew Protection
Primary Unit
1979-1983, 92190, 3636th Combat Crew Training Wing/3636th Combat Crew Training Wing Det 2
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
92150-Survival Specialist
1T0X1-Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape Operations
92170B-Rescue and Survival Technician
Service Years
1972 - 1988
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Education and Training Command Instructor Basic Air Education and Training Command Instructor Master Air Training Command Master Instructor (post-1967) Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Driver and Mechanic Badge

US Air Force Honorable Discharge (Old Style)

 Military Association Memberships
AFSA 1365VFW RidersCalifornia ChapterPost 416
Chapter 146Air Force Together We Served
  1988, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA), AFSA 1365 (Executive Officer) (San Diego, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2005, VFW Riders [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Patriot Guard Riders, California Chapter (California)12
  2010, American Legion, Post 416 (Member) (Encinitas, California) - Chap. Page
  2011, American Legion Riders, Chapter 146 (Chapter Secretary) (Oceanside , California) - Chap. Page
  2011, Air Force Together We Served [Verified]

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 1979-1983, MH-53J/M Pave Low
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Personal Memories
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 MH-53J/M Pave Low Details

Aircraft/Missile Information
General Characteristics
Primary Function: Long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply of special operations forces in day, night or adverse weather conditions
Contractor: Sikorsky
Power Plant: Two General Electric T64-GE-100 engines
Thrust: 4,330 shaft horsepower per engine
Rotary Diameter: 72 feet (21.9 meters)
Length: 88 feet (28 meters)
Height: 25 feet (7.6 meters)
Speed: 165 mph (at sea level)
Ceiling: 16,000 feet (4,876 meters)
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 46,000 pounds (Emergency War Plan allows for 50,000 pounds)
Range: 600 nautical miles
Armament: Combination of three 7.62 mini guns or three .50 caliber machine guns
Crew: Two pilots (officers); two flight engineers and two aerial gunners (enlisted)
Date Deployed: 1981

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2010
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  19 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Brown, Tim, CMSgt, (1977-2004)
  • Davis, Rich, MSgt, (1963-1990)
  • Larsen, Dean, MSgt, (1976-1994)
  • Page, Paul, MSgt, (1977-1999)
  • Reffitt, Russell, 1stSgt, (1966-1992)
  • Rivera, Hector, MSgt, (1980-2005)
  • Rouvet, Edward, CMSgt, (1977-2007)
  • Schibler, Mark, Lt Col, (1962-1990)
  • Turner, John, MSgt, (1981-2002)
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