Frank L. Hettlinger


 

Preferred Name: Frank

Nickname/Call Sign: Hett

Date Of Birth: 03-15-1930

Highest Military Grade Held: Major Gen., O8

Hometown: Terre Haute, IN

Biography

Held positions of:

  • Flt Cmdr and Flying safety Officer 113th TFS
  • Operations Officer 113th/ 181 TFG
  • Group Commander 181st TFG
  • Wing commander 122nd TFW
  • Commander Indiana ANG

Married Lorraine Bartholomew in Dec 1952 and still going.

Four children, 2 of each.

All served tours in the IND-ANG, 3 of which have 20 plus years.

Units Assigned

  • Jan 53 -Jun 53 Nellis AFB, NV F-80 and F-86
  • Jul 53 – Mar 54 47th FIS, Niagara Falls, NY F-86F and T-33
  • Apr54 –Dec 55 40th FIS, Yokota AB, Japan F-86E and F-86D
  • Mar 56 -Jan 57 148th FIS, PA ANG, Reading, Pa. F-51D and C-46
  • Feb 57-Sep 78 181st TFG/ 113th TFS IND ANG, F-86A, T-33,F-84F,C-47, RF84F,C-54, F-100D/F, T-29,F-4C
  • Sep 78 – Feb 84 122nd TFW, IND ANG, Ft Wayne, IN, F-4E and C-131
  • Mar 84 – Jun 89 Hdqs Indiana ANG, Indianapolis, IN. F-4E

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Class 52-H, Hondo, TX and Williams AFB, AZ
  • Sqdn Officer School and Air War College by correspondence
  • Flying Safety Officers Course, USC, Calif.

Civilian Education

  • B.S. in Physics,Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
  • Also attended Texas Tech and Indiana State.
Biography

Biography

Held positions of:

  • Flt Cmdr and Flying safety Officer 113th TFS
  • Operations Officer 113th/ 181 TFG
  • Group Commander 181st TFG
  • Wing commander 122nd TFW
  • Commander Indiana ANG

Married Lorraine Bartholomew in Dec 1952 and still going.

Four children, 2 of each.

All served tours in the IND-ANG, 3 of which have 20 plus years.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • Jan 53 -Jun 53 Nellis AFB, NV F-80 and F-86
  • Jul 53 – Mar 54 47th FIS, Niagara Falls, NY F-86F and T-33
  • Apr54 –Dec 55 40th FIS, Yokota AB, Japan F-86E and F-86D
  • Mar 56 -Jan 57 148th FIS, PA ANG, Reading, Pa. F-51D and C-46
  • Feb 57-Sep 78 181st TFG/ 113th TFS IND ANG, F-86A, T-33,F-84F,C-47, RF84F,C-54, F-100D/F, T-29,F-4C
  • Sep 78 – Feb 84 122nd TFW, IND ANG, Ft Wayne, IN, F-4E and C-131
  • Mar 84 – Jun 89 Hdqs Indiana ANG, Indianapolis, IN. F-4E

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Class 52-H, Hondo, TX and Williams AFB, AZ
  • Sqdn Officer School and Air War College by correspondence
  • Flying Safety Officers Course, USC, Calif.

Civilian Education

  • B.S. in Physics,Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
  • Also attended Texas Tech and Indiana State.