Halvorsen, Gail Seymour, Col

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
6624-Logistics Plans and Programs Officer
Last AFSC Group
Transportation and Logistics
Primary Unit
1974-1974, Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC)
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
M 0273-Airplane Pilot
Service Years
1944 - 1974
Colonel

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff US European Command Commander Headquarters Air Force

Air Force Retired Missileman (Master)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal US Air Force Honorable Discharge (Old Style)


 Military Association Memberships
Airlift/Tanker AssociationAir Force Association (AFA)Berlin Airlift Veterans AssociationBerlin U.S. Military Veterans Association
  2009, Airlift/Tanker Association
  2009, Air Force Association (AFA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Berlin Airlift Veterans Association
  2009, Berlin U.S. Military Veterans Association


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
He was a transport pilot in WWII and became famous as "The Candy Bomber" during the Berlin Airlift.
   
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 Unit Assignments
US Army Reserve (USAR)Aviation Cadet Flight SchoolUnited States Army Air Forces (USAAF)5th Air Force
Air Transport Command (ATC)8th Air ForceUnited States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)Military Air Transport Service (MATS)
Air Command and Staff College (Student) Maxwell AFB, Al6595th Aerospace Test WingAir Force Systems Command (AFSC)6596th Instrumentation Squadron
7350th Air Base GroupOgden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC)
  1942-1943, US Army Reserve (USAR)
  1943-1944, M 0273, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1945, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
  1944-1946, 5th Air Force
  1944-1946, Air Transport Command (ATC)
  1944-1949, 8th Air Force
  1948-1949, United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)
  1948-1949, Military Air Transport Service (MATS)
  1957-1957, Air Command and Staff College (Student) Maxwell AFB, Al
  1960-1965, 6595th Aerospace Test Wing
  1960-1970, Air Force Systems Command (AFSC)
  1965-1967, 6596th Instrumentation Squadron
  1973-1974, 7350th Air Base Group
  1974-1974, Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1948-1948 Berlin Airlift (East Gemany)2
 Colleges Attended 
Utah State UniversityUniversity of FloridaAir Command and Staff CollegeWayne State University
  1939-1943, Utah State University
  1949-1952, University of Florida
  1957-1958, Air Command and Staff College
  1973-1974, Wayne State University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-47 Skytrain/Dakota  C-54 Skymaster  C-74 Globemaster  LGM-25C/SM-68C Titan II Missile  
  1944-1946, C-47 Skytrain/Dakota
  1946-1949, C-54 Skymaster
  2003-2003, C-74 Globemaster
  2003-2003, LGM-25C/SM-68C Titan II Missile
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Sources
  General Photos1
  Airlift Tanker Association article
  Air Force Magazine article
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