George Buchkowski


 

Preferred Name: George

Nickname/Call Sign: Misty 113

Date of Birth: July 20, 1940

Highest Military Grade Held: Captain

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Biography

After serving in the USAF until 1969, George then became a pilot for Delta Airlines, retiring in 2000.

Units Assigned

  • 9/26/1963 Entered service
  • 1964 UPT Webb AFB, TX
  • 1964 USAF Advanced Survival Training, Stead, NV
  • 1965 USAF OPL Training Course, Luke AFB, AZ
  • 8/1965-8/1968 48th Tactical Fighter Wing/493 Tactical Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath
  • 9/1968-4/1969 31st Tactical Fighter Wing/309th Tactical Fighter Squadron (F-100)
  • 5/1969-9/1969 Misty Pilot, “Misty 113” Tuy Hoa Ab, Vietnam (F-100)

Awards & Decorations

Air Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
National Defense Service Medal
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship
Air Force Longevity Service Award
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Combat Readiness Medal

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

  • 1964 UPT Webb AFB, TX
  • 1964 USAF Advanced Survival Training, Stead, NV
  • 1965 USAF OPL Training Course, Luke AFB, AZ
  • 1968 Sea Survival Training
  • 1968 PACAF Jungle Survival Training

Civilian Education

BS

Biography

Biography

After serving in the USAF until 1969, George then became a pilot for Delta Airlines, retiring in 2000.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 9/26/1963 Entered service
  • 1964 UPT Webb AFB, TX
  • 1964 USAF Advanced Survival Training, Stead, NV
  • 1965 USAF OPL Training Course, Luke AFB, AZ
  • 8/1965-8/1968 48th Tactical Fighter Wing/493 Tactical Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath
  • 9/1968-4/1969 31st Tactical Fighter Wing/309th Tactical Fighter Squadron (F-100)
  • 5/1969-9/1969 Misty Pilot, “Misty 113” Tuy Hoa Ab, Vietnam (F-100)

Awards & Decorations

Air Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
National Defense Service Medal
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship
Air Force Longevity Service Award
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Combat Readiness Medal

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

  • 1964 UPT Webb AFB, TX
  • 1964 USAF Advanced Survival Training, Stead, NV
  • 1965 USAF OPL Training Course, Luke AFB, AZ
  • 1968 Sea Survival Training
  • 1968 PACAF Jungle Survival Training

Civilian Education

BS

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