Rodney B. Beckman


Preferred Name: Rod

Nickname/Call Sign: Warhog

Date of Birth: November 25, 1934

Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel, O6

Hometown: Wendell, MN

Biography

Units Assigned

  • 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron (F-100)
  • 613th Tactical Fighter Squadron (F-100)
  • 80th Tactical Fighter Squadron (F-100)

Awards & Decorations

 Legion of Merit (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
 Distinguished Flying Cross (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
 Air Medal (with 11 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Flight Info

F-84 E/F/G
F-100 D/F
F-105 B/D/F
A-7 D
F-5 B/E/F
F-4 D
A-10 A
T-33

Total Flight Hours: 4,155

Military Education

  • SOS
  • ACSC
  • US Army War College

Civilian Education

  • BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE
  • MS, Shippensburg State College, PA
Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron (F-100)
  • 613th Tactical Fighter Squadron (F-100)
  • 80th Tactical Fighter Squadron (F-100)

Awards & Decorations

 Legion of Merit (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
 Distinguished Flying Cross (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
 Air Medal (with 11 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Flight Info

F-84 E/F/G
F-100 D/F
F-105 B/D/F
A-7 D
F-5 B/E/F
F-4 D
A-10 A
T-33

Total Flight Hours: 4,155

Military Education

  • SOS
  • ACSC
  • US Army War College

Civilian Education

  • BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE
  • MS, Shippensburg State College, PA
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