John T. Chain, Jr. 


 

Preferred Name: Jack

Nickname/Call Sign: Jack

Date Of Birth: 12-11-1934

Highest Military Grade Held: General, O10

Hometown: Cordierra , CO

Biography

Home Town: Cordierra, CO (Vail valley)

I loved our AF people, the flying, and our mission — wouldn’t have traded it for anything.

Units Assigned

  • 1958-59: 417 TFS, Toul Rosier, F-100
  • 1959-62: 417 TFS, Ramstein, F-100
  • 1962-64: 524 TFS, Clovis, F-100
  • 1964-65: 101 Airborne Div. Ft. Campbell KY, (66 jumps) O-1, F-84-F
  • 1965-66: AF Advisory Group, Vietnam, A-1
  • 1967-71: Hq USAF, State Dept, National War College, T-33
  • 1971-72: 355 TFW, Davis Montham, A-7
  • 1972-73: 388 TFW, Korat, F-4, A-7
  • 1973-74: 35 TFW, George, F-4, F-105
  • 1974-75: 57 FWW, Nellis, T-38 (Aggressor IP)
  • 1975-77: Hq TAC, Langley,
  • 1977-78: 1 TFW, Langley, F-15
  • 1978-84: Hq USAF, on flight status – multiple US & Foreign A/C
  • 1984-85: State Department, Director, Bureau of Politico Military Affairs
  • 1985-86: Hq SHAPE, F-15, multiple NATO A/C
  • 1986-91: Hq SAC, all SAC A/C(5,672 hrs, 49 different US & Foreign A/C; F-100 — 1,664 hrs)

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Milit Pilot training: Moore, Laredo, Luke, Nellis
  • ICAF (correspondence)’65
  • National War College, ‘71

Civilian Education

  • Denison University, BA ‘56
  • George Washington University, MA ‘71
Biography

Biography

Home Town: Cordierra, CO (Vail valley)

I loved our AF people, the flying, and our mission — wouldn’t have traded it for anything.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1958-59: 417 TFS, Toul Rosier, F-100
  • 1959-62: 417 TFS, Ramstein, F-100
  • 1962-64: 524 TFS, Clovis, F-100
  • 1964-65: 101 Airborne Div. Ft. Campbell KY, (66 jumps) O-1, F-84-F
  • 1965-66: AF Advisory Group, Vietnam, A-1
  • 1967-71: Hq USAF, State Dept, National War College, T-33
  • 1971-72: 355 TFW, Davis Montham, A-7
  • 1972-73: 388 TFW, Korat, F-4, A-7
  • 1973-74: 35 TFW, George, F-4, F-105
  • 1974-75: 57 FWW, Nellis, T-38 (Aggressor IP)
  • 1975-77: Hq TAC, Langley,
  • 1977-78: 1 TFW, Langley, F-15
  • 1978-84: Hq USAF, on flight status – multiple US & Foreign A/C
  • 1984-85: State Department, Director, Bureau of Politico Military Affairs
  • 1985-86: Hq SHAPE, F-15, multiple NATO A/C
  • 1986-91: Hq SAC, all SAC A/C(5,672 hrs, 49 different US & Foreign A/C; F-100 — 1,664 hrs)

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Milit Pilot training: Moore, Laredo, Luke, Nellis
  • ICAF (correspondence)’65
  • National War College, ‘71

Civilian Education

  • Denison University, BA ‘56
  • George Washington University, MA ‘71