Thomas S. Brandon


Preferred Name: Tom

Nickname/Call Sign:

Date of Birth: June 24, 1944

Highest Military Grade Held: Lieutenant Colonel, O5

Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Biography

Units Assigned

  • 1966 USAFA
  • 1968 UPT (Class 68B, Flying Training Award), Webb AFB, TX
  • 5/1968 F-100 RTU, Top Gun Award, Luke AFB, AZ (F-100)
  • 6/1968-5/1969 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron/3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 1969-1971 T-38 IP at Webb AFB, (T-38)
  • 1971-1972 Aide to Commander, Pilot, Lackland MTC (T-39, T-33)
  • 1972-1975 76th Tactical Fighter Squadron, England AFB, LA (A-7D)
  • 1975-1977 ALO and pilot, Ft. Ord, CA (O-2)
  • 1977-1978 ACSC, Maxwell AFB, AL
  • 1978-1981 AOC, USAFA
  • 1981-1983 314th AD/DOX, Osan AFB, Korea
  • 1983-1984 T-37 IP, Reese AFB, TX (T-37)
  • 1984-1985 47th Sturon, Commander/T-37 IP, Laughlin AFB, TX (T-37)
  • 1985-1986 86th Fighter Training Squadron, Commander/T-38 IP (T-38)
  • 8/1986 Retired from USAF

Awards & Decorations

 Distinguished Flying Cross (2)
 Air Medal (12)

Flight Info

F-100
A-7D
O-2
T-33
T-37
T-38
T-39

Military Education

  • 1966 BS, USAF Academy

Civilian Education

  • 1978 MPA, Golden Gate University, CA
Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1966 USAFA
  • 1968 UPT (Class 68B, Flying Training Award), Webb AFB, TX
  • 5/1968 F-100 RTU, Top Gun Award, Luke AFB, AZ (F-100)
  • 6/1968-5/1969 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron/3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 1969-1971 T-38 IP at Webb AFB, (T-38)
  • 1971-1972 Aide to Commander, Pilot, Lackland MTC (T-39, T-33)
  • 1972-1975 76th Tactical Fighter Squadron, England AFB, LA (A-7D)
  • 1975-1977 ALO and pilot, Ft. Ord, CA (O-2)
  • 1977-1978 ACSC, Maxwell AFB, AL
  • 1978-1981 AOC, USAFA
  • 1981-1983 314th AD/DOX, Osan AFB, Korea
  • 1983-1984 T-37 IP, Reese AFB, TX (T-37)
  • 1984-1985 47th Sturon, Commander/T-37 IP, Laughlin AFB, TX (T-37)
  • 1985-1986 86th Fighter Training Squadron, Commander/T-38 IP (T-38)
  • 8/1986 Retired from USAF

Awards & Decorations

 Distinguished Flying Cross (2)
 Air Medal (12)

Flight Info

F-100
A-7D
O-2
T-33
T-37
T-38
T-39

Military Education

  • 1966 BS, USAF Academy

Civilian Education

  • 1978 MPA, Golden Gate University, CA
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