James R. Nuss


Preferred Name: Ron
Nickname/Call Sign: Ron
Date Of Birth: 01-29-1934
Highest Military Grade Held: Captain
Hometown: Lehman, PA

Biography

Entered Primary pilot training Moore AB, TX, Jan 1956, Class 57J; then Greenville AFB, Miss. for T-33 and awarded wings March 1957.
Then to Luke AFB for gunnery school-F84F; Assigned to 461st FDS at Hahn on F-100C, July 1957; Squadron disbanded Feb. 1959;
Reassigned to 53rd TFS at Ramstein until mustering out Sept 1960; Joined104th TFS MDANG Feb. 1962-May 1964;
Hired on Pan Amerian World Airways for 27 years and then 3 years Delta Airlines. Retired 1994 to Seattle, Wa

Units Assigned

  • 461st FDS, Hahn AB, Ger
  • 53rd TFS, Ramstein, Ger
  • 104th TFS, Martin Field, MDANG

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • Lehman HS-1951
  • Franklin & Marshall College-1955 BS-Geology
Biography

Biography

Entered Primary pilot training Moore AB, TX, Jan 1956, Class 57J; then Greenville AFB, Miss. for T-33 and awarded wings March 1957.
Then to Luke AFB for gunnery school-F84F; Assigned to 461st FDS at Hahn on F-100C, July 1957; Squadron disbanded Feb. 1959;
Reassigned to 53rd TFS at Ramstein until mustering out Sept 1960; Joined104th TFS MDANG Feb. 1962-May 1964;
Hired on Pan Amerian World Airways for 27 years and then 3 years Delta Airlines. Retired 1994 to Seattle, Wa
Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 461st FDS, Hahn AB, Ger
  • 53rd TFS, Ramstein, Ger
  • 104th TFS, Martin Field, MDANG

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • Lehman HS-1951
  • Franklin & Marshall College-1955 BS-Geology
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