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


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


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 1951-1951, B-25 Mitchell
From Year
1951
To Year
1951
   
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 B-25 Mitchell Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model North American B-25C Mitchell
Length 52.92 ft | 16.13 m
Width 67.55 ft | 20.59 m
Height 15.75 ft | 4.80 m
Engine(s) 2 x Wright Cyclone R-2600-19 air-cooled piston engines delivering 1,700hp each.
Empty Weight 20,300 lbs | 9,208 kg
MTOW 34,000 lbs | 15,422 kg
Max Speed 272 mph | 438 km/h | 237 kts
Max Range 1,350 miles | 2,173 km
Ceiling 24,196 ft | 7,375 m | 4.6 miles
Climb Rate 1,666 ft/min (507.796 m/min)
Hardpoints Up to 8 (model dependent)
Armament Model-specific armament included:

8 x 12.7mm machine gun array OR 1 x 75mm cannon in forward-fixed nose assembly.

2 x 12.7mm machine guns in forward-fixed lower-left side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine gun in forward-fixed lower-right side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in ventral turret (powered turrets in some models).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in dorsal turret (powered turrets in some models).
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left waist port position.
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right waist port position.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position (some models removed).
1 x Torpedo in under-fuselage arrangement (model-specific fitting).
8 x 250lb bombs on 8 external hardpoints (model-specific fitting).

Maximum internal bombload of 3,000lbs (1,361 kg).
Accommodations 5
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Aug 11, 2013
   
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  20 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
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  • Jones, Will, SSgt, (1951-1955)
  • Murello, Anthony, A1C, (1950-1954)
  • Olson, Russell, SSgt, (1948-1952)
  • Pentecost, Eldon, CMSgt, (1949-1972)
  • Rock, Herman, Maj, (1943-1966)
  • Sebastian, David
  • Smisek, Raymond, Lt Col, (1942-1963)
  • Trudeau, Paul Raymond, Lt Col, (1944-1968)
  • Vance, Randolph
  • Vermillion, Bayred, Lt Col, (1941-1967)
  • Yarbrough, Arthur F, SMSgt, (1948-1970)
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