Harold H. Gabby


Preferred Name: Hal

Nickname/Call Sign: Hal

Date Of Birth: 02-24-1933

Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel, O6

Hometown: Peachtree City, GA

Biography

Units Assigned

  • Nov 1955 to May 1956 Flight training: Graham AB, FL, T-34, T-28
  • Jun to Nov 1956 Laredo AFB, TX, T-33, Graduated 1st in Class 57D
  • Nov 1956 to Apr 1957 Williams AFB, AZ, F-86F
  • Apr to May 1957 Nellis AFB, NV, F-100A
  • May to Sept 1957, Air Training Officer, USAFA, Lowery AFB, CO, F-80C, T-33.
  • Sept 1957 to July 1962, Air Force Missile Development Center, Flight Test Division, Holloman AFB, NM. F-80C, F-94C, F-100C,D,F, F-104B, U3A, T-29 and C-131 aircraft for a total of 2500 + hours. Grad of Instrument Instructor School
  • July 1962 to July 1963, 366 TFW, Command Post, Etain AB, France
  • July 1962 to July 1966, 494th TFS, 48th TFW, Lakenheath AB, England. F-100D, Grad of F-100 Fighter Weapons Instructor School, Nellis AFB, NV.
  • Nov 1966 to Nov 1967, 531TFS, 3rd TFW, Bien Hoa, Vietnam, F-100D, F.
  • Nov 1967 to Sept 1975, 27 TFW, Cannon AFB, NM. Various Sqdn and Wing positions F-100D/F 481st TFS, F-111E, 4427th TFRS, F-111D
  • Feb 1973 to Feb 1975, Commander 524 TFS, F-111D.
  • Sept 1975 to Jan 1977, Fighter Ops, HQ 12AF, Bergstrom AFB, TX.
  • Jan 1977 to Jan 1978, Chief 12th AF Stan Eval., Bergstrom AFB, TX F-111D, F, G.
  • Jan 1978 to Jun 1980, Base Commander, Aviano AB, Italy.
  • Jun 1980 to Jul 1981, Vice Commander, Aviano AB, Italy.
  • Jul 1981 to Oct 1982, Base Commander, Shaw AFB, SC.

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • SOS
  • Command and Staff by Correspondence
  • Air War Collage by Seminar

Civilian Education

  • BS Industrial Education, Univ of Illinois, 1955, ROTC
Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • Nov 1955 to May 1956 Flight training: Graham AB, FL, T-34, T-28
  • Jun to Nov 1956 Laredo AFB, TX, T-33, Graduated 1st in Class 57D
  • Nov 1956 to Apr 1957 Williams AFB, AZ, F-86F
  • Apr to May 1957 Nellis AFB, NV, F-100A
  • May to Sept 1957, Air Training Officer, USAFA, Lowery AFB, CO, F-80C, T-33.
  • Sept 1957 to July 1962, Air Force Missile Development Center, Flight Test Division, Holloman AFB, NM. F-80C, F-94C, F-100C,D,F, F-104B, U3A, T-29 and C-131 aircraft for a total of 2500 + hours. Grad of Instrument Instructor School
  • July 1962 to July 1963, 366 TFW, Command Post, Etain AB, France
  • July 1962 to July 1966, 494th TFS, 48th TFW, Lakenheath AB, England. F-100D, Grad of F-100 Fighter Weapons Instructor School, Nellis AFB, NV.
  • Nov 1966 to Nov 1967, 531TFS, 3rd TFW, Bien Hoa, Vietnam, F-100D, F.
  • Nov 1967 to Sept 1975, 27 TFW, Cannon AFB, NM. Various Sqdn and Wing positions F-100D/F 481st TFS, F-111E, 4427th TFRS, F-111D
  • Feb 1973 to Feb 1975, Commander 524 TFS, F-111D.
  • Sept 1975 to Jan 1977, Fighter Ops, HQ 12AF, Bergstrom AFB, TX.
  • Jan 1977 to Jan 1978, Chief 12th AF Stan Eval., Bergstrom AFB, TX F-111D, F, G.
  • Jan 1978 to Jun 1980, Base Commander, Aviano AB, Italy.
  • Jun 1980 to Jul 1981, Vice Commander, Aviano AB, Italy.
  • Jul 1981 to Oct 1982, Base Commander, Shaw AFB, SC.

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • SOS
  • Command and Staff by Correspondence
  • Air War Collage by Seminar

Civilian Education

  • BS Industrial Education, Univ of Illinois, 1955, ROTC