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


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 1951-1951, C-47 Skytrain/Dakota
From Year
1951
To Year
1951
   
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 C-47 Skytrain/Dakota Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
During World War II, the armed forces of many countries used the C-47 and modified DC-3s for the transport of troops, cargo and wounded. Over 10,000 aircraft were produced in Long Beach and Santa Monica, California and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City plant produced 5,354 C-47s from March 1943 until August 1945.


Model Douglas C-47 Skytrain / Dakota Mk I
Length 63.75 ft | 19.43 m
Width 95.51 ft | 29.11 m
Height 16.99 ft | 5.18 m
Engine(s) 2 x Pratt & Whintey R-1830-92 14-cylinder radial piston engines delivering 1,200hp each.
Empty Weight 18,199 lbs | 8,255 kg
MTOW 25,999 lbs | 11,793 kg
Max Speed 230 mph | 370 km/h | 200 kts
Max Range 1,600 miles | 2,575 km
Ceiling 23,999 ft | 7,315 m | 4.5 miles
Climb Rate 1,041 ft/min
Hardpoints None.
Armament None.
Accommodations 3 + 27

   
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Last Updated: Aug 11, 2013
   
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  • Jones, Will, SSgt, (1951-1955)
  • MacDonald, Robin
  • McAnsh, Ben, SMSgt, (1949-1971)
  • Mikesell, Wayne, SSgt, (1950-1954)
  • Morey, Charles, 1st Lt, (1948-1953)
  • Murello, Anthony, A1C, (1950-1954)
  • Neese, Raymond, SSgt, (1950-1954)
  • Pastor, William, TSgt, (1948-1968)
  • Pentecost, Eldon, CMSgt, (1949-1972)
  • Pogue, Mark, SSgt, (1949-1952)
  • Rock, Herman, Maj, (1943-1966)
  • Rooney, Matthew, MSgt, (1947-1968)
  • Rossin, Joseph, SSgt, (1951-1953)
  • Smisek, Raymond, Lt Col, (1942-1963)
  • Smith, Leslie Clark, Brig Gen, (1941-1962)
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  • Webb, Robert, TSgt, (1968-1990)
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