John H. Boles


Preferred Name: John

Nickname/Call Sign: Misty 91

Date of Birth: July 23, 1942

Highest Military Grade Held: Lieutenant Colonel, O5

Hometown: Estero, Florida

Biography

After retiring from the USAF, John Boles became president of a chemical
company,  retired and lives in Florida and Maine

Units Assigned

  • 11/1964-12/1965 Pilot Training, Class 66-D, Laughlin AFB, TX
  • 8/1966-11/1967  87th Fighter Squadron, Lockbourne AFB, OH (F-101B, T-33)
  • 12/1967-5/1968 F-100 check out, Luke AFB, AZ (F-100 D/F)
  • 6/1968-6/1969 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron, Bien Hoa AB, VN (F-100D)
  • 1/1968-5/1968 Misty 91 FAC, Phu Cat AB, Vietnam (F-100 F-76 missions)
  • 7/1969-7/1971 62nd Fighter Squadron, KI Sawyer AFB, MI (F-101B, T-33)
  • 8/1971-6/1973 University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
  • 6/1973-8/1976 USAF Academy Asst. Proffessor/Chemistry (T-33)
  • 9/1977-12/1985 109th Tactical Air Wing, NYANG, Schenectady, NY (C-130D)

Awards & Decorations

 Silver Star
 Distinguished Flying Cross (1-heroism, 2-extraordinary flight)
 Air Medals (15)
 Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry

Flight Info

F-101 B
T-33
F-100 D/F
C-130 D

76 Missions as Misty 91 FAC

Military Education

USAF Academy

Civilian Education

  • 1964 BS/Chemistry, Union College, Schenectady, NY
  • 1973 MS/Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 1979 MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Biography

Biography

After retiring from the USAF, John Boles became president of a chemical
company,  retired and lives in Florida and Maine

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 11/1964-12/1965 Pilot Training, Class 66-D, Laughlin AFB, TX
  • 8/1966-11/1967  87th Fighter Squadron, Lockbourne AFB, OH (F-101B, T-33)
  • 12/1967-5/1968 F-100 check out, Luke AFB, AZ (F-100 D/F)
  • 6/1968-6/1969 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron, Bien Hoa AB, VN (F-100D)
  • 1/1968-5/1968 Misty 91 FAC, Phu Cat AB, Vietnam (F-100 F-76 missions)
  • 7/1969-7/1971 62nd Fighter Squadron, KI Sawyer AFB, MI (F-101B, T-33)
  • 8/1971-6/1973 University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
  • 6/1973-8/1976 USAF Academy Asst. Proffessor/Chemistry (T-33)
  • 9/1977-12/1985 109th Tactical Air Wing, NYANG, Schenectady, NY (C-130D)

Awards & Decorations

 Silver Star
 Distinguished Flying Cross (1-heroism, 2-extraordinary flight)
 Air Medals (15)
 Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry

Flight Info

F-101 B
T-33
F-100 D/F
C-130 D

76 Missions as Misty 91 FAC

Military Education

USAF Academy

Civilian Education

  • 1964 BS/Chemistry, Union College, Schenectady, NY
  • 1973 MS/Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 1979 MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
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