Edward T. Rock

Preferred Name: Ed
Nickname/Call Sign: Ed
Date Of Birth: 03-02-193
Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel (06)
Hometown: Dixon, IL

Civilian Education

  • Dixon High School
  • Sauk Valley Collage, Arizona State
  • Fontbone University
  • University of Nevada
  • LSV
  • University of Maryland

Units Assigned

  • 1950, Basic Training, Lackland AFB, TX
  • 1950-1951, Scott AFB, IL Radio Mechanic and Radio Repairman Schools
  • 1951-52, 305th Bomb Wing, MacDill AFB, FL B-29 and KC-97
  • 1952-53, Bartow AB and Bryan AFB Pilot Training 1952-53 T-6, T-28 and T-33
  • 1953-54, Cadillac Squadron, Nellis AFB 1953-54, F-80 and F-86
  • 1954, K-55 (Osan AB) Korea 18th FBW, 67th FBS, F-86
  • 1954-55, Kadena AB, Okinawa, 18th FBW, 67th FBS, F-86
  • 1955, Chai Yi, AB, Formosa 18th FBW, 67th FBS, F-86
  • 1955-59, Williams AFB, AZ, T-28, T-33, F-86
  • 1059-60, 479th TFW, 436th and 476th TFS, George AFB, CA, F-104
  • 1060-64, 8th TFW, 35th TFS, Itazuke AB, Japan, F-100, F-105
  • 1964-65, 41st AD Yakota AB, Japan, F-105
  • 1965-66, USAFTFWC, 4526th and 4524th, Nellis AFB, NV, F-105
  • 1966-67, 355TH AND 388TH TFW, Korat and Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 13th, 354th, and 333rd TFS, F-105
  • 1967-70, Hq. TAC, Langley AFB, VA, (TAC/DR), T-39
  • 1070-72, 561st TFS, McConnell AFB, KS, F-105 (Commander)
  • 1972-73, Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 17th Wild Weasel Sq. F-105G (Commander), 388th TFW ADCO, F-105, EB-66, F-4E
  • 1973-77 USAFTAWC, Eglin AFB, FL, Large steel desk

Military Education

  • Radio Mechanic, Radio Repairman
  • Pilot Training
  • F-86 & F-105 Gunnery
  • SOS
  • Air War Collage (Seminar Program) AGOS
  • BIS
  • Nuclear Weapons Instructor
  • Sea and Land Survival


Retired from McAir, McDonnell Douglas, Boeing 1997, Principal Technical Specialist, and Manager Engineering.
Lives in Chesterfield, MO.

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