James Robert Smith


Preferred Name: Jim
Nickname/Call Sign: DJim
Date Of Birth: 04-23-1943
Highest Military Grade Held: Major, O4
Hometown: Florence, TX

Civilian Education

  • BS Industrial Arts/Technology
  • Southwest Texas State College 1965
  • MLA Masters of Liberal Arts
  • Texas Christian University 197?

Units Assigned

  • Aug 1966 – Nov 1968, 27th TFW/481st TFS Cannon AFB, NM, F-100 D/F
  • Nov 1968 – Dec 1969, 3rd TFW/531st TFS Bien Hoa AB, RVN, F-100 D/F
  • Jan 70 – Jun 74, TAC Headquarters Langley AFB, VA W/PDS Ling-Tempco-Vought, Grand Prairie, TX, TAC Material Liaison Officer A-7D Program
  • Jun 74 – Apr 78, Hq 12 AF LGMM – Bergstrom AFB, Texas
  • May 78 – Jul 81, Joint United States Military Assistance Group ROK JUSMAG-K Air Force Section/Korean Air Force Hq, Seoul, Korea
  • Jul 81 – Apr 83, 49th Tactical Fighter Wing, Holloman AFB, NM, F–15 A/B
  • Apr 83 – Jul 86, 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Air Defense TAC, Minot AFB, ND F-106 and F-15

Military Education

  • Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course OBR4341, July 1966
  • F-111A Aircraft General Course, April 1968
  • Aircraft Corrosion Control School, May 1969
  • Aircraft Maintenance Staff Officer Course 30 AR4311, February 1970
  • Squadron Officer School Class 71-C, December 1971
  • Air Command and Staff College Correspondence Program, June 1975
  • Defense Security Assistance Management-Overseas, February 1978
  • F-5E/F Program Orientation Course. February 1978
  • National Security Management (Correspondence). 1980
  • F-15 Aircraft Maintenance Orientation, September 1981
  • F-15 A/B Organizational Maintenance Manuals, October 1981
  • Tactical Air Command Maintenance Supervisor Indoctrination Course December 1984
  • Commander/Staff Officer OJT Briefing, September 1984

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