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From the front lines to the home front

Article Date: 
11 November, 2011 (All day)


I enlisted in the Air Force Reserve in December 1963 and served 33 years until retiring in September 1996. I spent my entire career in the 945th then 508th then 419th Civil Engineering Squadrons. Some of my tours included numerous bases in the U.S; bases in: Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska; Hawaii; Germany; Crete, Italy; Honduras; and Korea.  I served at Incirlik Air Base Turkey during December 1994 and January 1995 in Operation Provide Comfort. The UN called on Iraq to end repression of its population in northern Turkey and to bring humanitarian relief to the Kurds.

Thank you to Glen Astle for providing us of some of his experiences from his military service, for this Veteran’s Day Edition. Thank you for your service to Morgan and our Country!