Francis J. Loftus


Preferred Name: Frank
Nickname/Call Sign: J. Fred Muggs
Date Of Birth: May 26, 1932
Highest Military Grade Held: Major, O4
Hometown: Binghamton, NY

Biography

Units Assigned

  • 1950-1956 Enlisted service GCA operator
  • 1956-1958 Flight Facilities Officer Robins AFB, GA
  • 1960-1963 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misawa, Japan (F-100)
  • 1963-1966 3560th Pilot Training Squadron Webb AFB, TX  (T-33, T-37)
  • 1966-1967 514th Fighter Squadron(VNAF) Bien Hoa, RVN (A-1H)
  • 1967 90th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Bien Hoa, RVN (F-100)
  • 1967-1969 524th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM (F-100)
  • 1969-1971 ALO 2nd Armored Div. Ft. Hood TX (F-100, T-33)
  • 1971-1972 12th AF IG Bergstrom (F-100, T-33)
  • 1972 Retired USAF

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100
T-33
T-37
A-1H

Military Education

  • SE jet pilot training, Laredo
  • F-100 Operational Training Luke AFB, AZ/Nellis AFB, NV

Civilian Education

  • Binghamton North High School
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • UT Austin after retirement
Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1950-1956 Enlisted service GCA operator
  • 1956-1958 Flight Facilities Officer Robins AFB, GA
  • 1960-1963 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misawa, Japan (F-100)
  • 1963-1966 3560th Pilot Training Squadron Webb AFB, TX  (T-33, T-37)
  • 1966-1967 514th Fighter Squadron(VNAF) Bien Hoa, RVN (A-1H)
  • 1967 90th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Bien Hoa, RVN (F-100)
  • 1967-1969 524th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM (F-100)
  • 1969-1971 ALO 2nd Armored Div. Ft. Hood TX (F-100, T-33)
  • 1971-1972 12th AF IG Bergstrom (F-100, T-33)
  • 1972 Retired USAF

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100
T-33
T-37
A-1H

Military Education

  • SE jet pilot training, Laredo
  • F-100 Operational Training Luke AFB, AZ/Nellis AFB, NV

Civilian Education

  • Binghamton North High School
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • UT Austin after retirement
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