Hazelwood, John R., SMSgt

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Last Rank
Senior Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 0611-Aerial Gunner
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1962-1962, Air Defense Command (ADC)
Service Years
1939 - 1969
Senior Master Sergeant

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by AB Raymond Albert Guinn to remember Hazelwood, John R., SMSgt USAF(Ret).

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Date of Passing
Oct 21, 1994
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec: 64, Site: 6189

 Official Badges 

Combat Crew Air Force Retired Armament Specialist

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

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 1960-1960, EC-121 Warning Star
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Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star was a US Air Force/US Navy airborne early warning radar surveillance aircraft. A military version of the Lockheed Constellation, it was designed to serve as an airborne early warning system to supplement the Distant Early Warning Line, using two large radomes, a vertical dome above and a horizontal one below the fuselage. EC-121's were also used for intelligence gathering (SIGINT).

It was introduced in 1955 and retired from service in 1978, although a single specially-modified EW aircraft remained in service with the U.S. Navy until 1982. The US Navy versions when initially procured were designated WV-2 and WV-3. Warning Stars of the U.S. Air Force served during the Vietnam War as both electronic sensor monitors and as a forerunner to the E-3 Sentry AWACS. U.S. Air Force aircrews adopted the civil nickname, "Connie" (diminutive of Constellation) as reference.

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Last Updated: Dec 6, 2012
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  • Gardner, Leroy O. (Okie), CMSgt, (1941-1965)
  • Lepage, Giles, A1C, (1959-1963)
  • Loftus, John, TSgt, (1959-1982)
  • McAlister, Nancy L., 1stSgt, (1957-1992)
  • McClelland, Marc, M., Brig Gen, (1954-1987)
  • Milotte, Frank, CMSgt, (1952-1978)
  • Murello, Anthony, A1C, (1950-1954)
  • Rathoff, Robert, CMSgt, (1956-1986)
  • Robinette, Toppie, Maj, (1954-1974)
  • Sanna, John, MSgt, (1952-1972)
  • Valente, Mario, A1C, (1959-1962)
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