Charles W. Myers


Preferred Name: Tony
Nickname/Call Sign: Tony
Date Of Birth: 10-21-1929
Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel O6
Hometown: Quincy, IL

Biography

Attended the first F-100 class of the USAF FighterWeapons School in 1958 and stayed on as an IP/Academic Inst/R&D Test Pilot until 1961.
Served in PACAF HQ-TAC HQPENTAGON-US M,AAG Ethiopia. While at PACAF worked in Fighter OPS and also in the movement control center that was responsible for moving all the aircraft to SEASIA. At TAC I was Director of Fighter REQs/Director of ARMAMENT/AVIONICS/Director of PROGRAMS/REQS.I also chaired the TAC source selection committee for the AX and the GAU-8.
In the Pentagon I worked in Fighter OPS and processed 113 JCS papers(A RECORD) was responsible for the rules -of-engagement and did the target selections and briefed the Chief of Staff on Air Force selections before he went to the JCS for final selection.
In Ethiopia I was directed to build them an AirForce of F-5Es/TPS 43 Radars and an Air Defense system against the Somolias.
My last 7 years of my 34 years of active duty was spent at 9AF Shaw AFB. I sat in as Chief of Staff and then Headed up the 9AF READY TEAM and converted 78 SQS-ACTIVE, GUARD, and RESERVE to F-15s, F-16s, A10s, A-7s, F-4s, and C-130s.

Units Assigned

  • 1957 563TFS 388 FBW Etain France F-86/F-100
  • 1958 Weapons officer 306TF5/308 TFS 31 TFW Turner AFB GA F-100
  • 1958 -1961 INST USAF FWS. F-l00
  • 1961-1964 Stan Eval, 531 TFS/416 TFS 39 AD Misawa AB Japan F-lOO
  • 308 TFS 311’FW England AFB, LA F-100

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • SOS, EWS, ACADEMIC INST
  • Armed Forces Staff College
  • Industrial College of the Armed Forces

Civilian Education

  • Quincy High
  • Armstrong College
  • Univ. Maryland
  • BGS Bootstrap- Univ Nebraska-Omaha
Biography

Biography

Attended the first F-100 class of the USAF FighterWeapons School in 1958 and stayed on as an IP/Academic Inst/R&D Test Pilot until 1961.
Served in PACAF HQ-TAC HQPENTAGON-US M,AAG Ethiopia. While at PACAF worked in Fighter OPS and also in the movement control center that was responsible for moving all the aircraft to SEASIA. At TAC I was Director of Fighter REQs/Director of ARMAMENT/AVIONICS/Director of PROGRAMS/REQS.I also chaired the TAC source selection committee for the AX and the GAU-8.
In the Pentagon I worked in Fighter OPS and processed 113 JCS papers(A RECORD) was responsible for the rules -of-engagement and did the target selections and briefed the Chief of Staff on Air Force selections before he went to the JCS for final selection.
In Ethiopia I was directed to build them an AirForce of F-5Es/TPS 43 Radars and an Air Defense system against the Somolias.
My last 7 years of my 34 years of active duty was spent at 9AF Shaw AFB. I sat in as Chief of Staff and then Headed up the 9AF READY TEAM and converted 78 SQS-ACTIVE, GUARD, and RESERVE to F-15s, F-16s, A10s, A-7s, F-4s, and C-130s.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1957 563TFS 388 FBW Etain France F-86/F-100
  • 1958 Weapons officer 306TF5/308 TFS 31 TFW Turner AFB GA F-100
  • 1958 -1961 INST USAF FWS. F-l00
  • 1961-1964 Stan Eval, 531 TFS/416 TFS 39 AD Misawa AB Japan F-lOO
  • 308 TFS 311’FW England AFB, LA F-100

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • SOS, EWS, ACADEMIC INST
  • Armed Forces Staff College
  • Industrial College of the Armed Forces

Civilian Education

  • Quincy High
  • Armstrong College
  • Univ. Maryland
  • BGS Bootstrap- Univ Nebraska-Omaha
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