Mack Angel


 

Preferred Name: Mack

Nickname/Call Sign: Hippo

Date of Birth: 11-17-1937

Highest Military Grade Held: Lt. Colonel, 05

Hometown: Harrison, AR

Biography

I’m very proud to have flown the mighty “Hun” and to have served with so many wonderful professionals.

Units Assigned

  • 3 July 1957-14 Oct 1958: Aviation Cadet Class 59-C: Lackland AFB, TX (Pre-Flight); Spence AB, GA (T-34/T-28); Greenville, MS (T-33)
  • 14 Oct 58: Commissioned 2d Lt and awarded Pilot wings
  • Nov 58-Apr 59: 4515 CCTS, Luke AFB, AZ, transition and gunnery training (F-100)
  • Apr 59-Aug 59: 4521 FS, Nellis AFB, NV, advanced gunnery training (F-100)
  • Aug 59-Sep 59 3637 CCRTS, Stead AFB, NV, advanced survival training
  • Nov-Dec 59: 417 TFS, Toul Rosier AB, France (F-100)
  • Dec 59-Nov 63: 417 TFS, Ramstein AB, Germany (F-100)
  • Jan 64-Nov 64: 4520 CCTW, Nellis AFB, NV, Command Post Controller (T-33)
  • Nov 64-Mar 65: 4523 CCTS, Nellis AFB, NV, transition training (F-105)
  • Apr 65-Mar 66: 4526 CCTS, Nellis AFB, NV, Instructor Pilot (F-105)
  • Mar 66-Apr 66: North American Aviation, Long Beach, CA “Wild Weasel” indoctrination
  • Apr 66-May 66: Eglin AFB, FL, “Wild Weasel” crew training and aircraft mods (F-105)
  • May 66-Dec 66: 13TFS, Korat RTAFB, Thailand (100 “Wild Weasel” missions)
  • Jan 67- Oct 67: 560 TFS, McConnell AFB, KS, Instructor Pilot (F-105)
  • Oct 67- Dec 69: USAF “Thunderbirds,” Nellis AFB, NV (F-100 and F-4E)
  • Jan 70-Jun 70: Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA (student)
  • Jul 70-Jul 71: Pentagon, AF/DCS Personnel (staff officer, Colonels’ Assignments (T-33)
  • Jul 71- Dec 73: Pentagon, AF/CV, Aide to USAF Vice Chief of Staff (C-140)
  • Jan 74-Mar 74: 35 TFW, George AFB, FL, re-currency training (F-4)
  • Mar 74-Apr 74: 3614 CCTS, Clark AFB, RP, jungle survival training
  • Apr 74-Apr 75: 421 TFS, Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, Asst. Squadron Ops Officer/IP (F-4E)
  • May 75-Jun 75: Hq TAC, Langley AFB, VA, DCS/Plans staff officer
  • Jun75-May 76: Hampton Institute, Hampton, VA, “Bootstrap” student for BS degree
  • May 76-Aug 77: Hq TAC, Langley AFB, VA, DCS/Plans staff officer
  • Sep 77-Jun 78: 31 TFW, Homestead AFB, FL, Chief of Safety (F-4E)
  • 1 Jul 1978: Retired from USAF

Flight Info

Awards

Military Education

  • Armed Forces Staff College 1970
  • ICAF (Correspondence) 1973

Civilian Education

  • BS, Business Management, Hampton Institute, Hampton, VA, 1976
Biography

Biography

I’m very proud to have flown the mighty “Hun” and to have served with so many wonderful professionals.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 3 July 1957-14 Oct 1958: Aviation Cadet Class 59-C: Lackland AFB, TX (Pre-Flight); Spence AB, GA (T-34/T-28); Greenville, MS (T-33)
  • 14 Oct 58: Commissioned 2d Lt and awarded Pilot wings
  • Nov 58-Apr 59: 4515 CCTS, Luke AFB, AZ, transition and gunnery training (F-100)
  • Apr 59-Aug 59: 4521 FS, Nellis AFB, NV, advanced gunnery training (F-100)
  • Aug 59-Sep 59 3637 CCRTS, Stead AFB, NV, advanced survival training
  • Nov-Dec 59: 417 TFS, Toul Rosier AB, France (F-100)
  • Dec 59-Nov 63: 417 TFS, Ramstein AB, Germany (F-100)
  • Jan 64-Nov 64: 4520 CCTW, Nellis AFB, NV, Command Post Controller (T-33)
  • Nov 64-Mar 65: 4523 CCTS, Nellis AFB, NV, transition training (F-105)
  • Apr 65-Mar 66: 4526 CCTS, Nellis AFB, NV, Instructor Pilot (F-105)
  • Mar 66-Apr 66: North American Aviation, Long Beach, CA “Wild Weasel” indoctrination
  • Apr 66-May 66: Eglin AFB, FL, “Wild Weasel” crew training and aircraft mods (F-105)
  • May 66-Dec 66: 13TFS, Korat RTAFB, Thailand (100 “Wild Weasel” missions)
  • Jan 67- Oct 67: 560 TFS, McConnell AFB, KS, Instructor Pilot (F-105)
  • Oct 67- Dec 69: USAF “Thunderbirds,” Nellis AFB, NV (F-100 and F-4E)
  • Jan 70-Jun 70: Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA (student)
  • Jul 70-Jul 71: Pentagon, AF/DCS Personnel (staff officer, Colonels’ Assignments (T-33)
  • Jul 71- Dec 73: Pentagon, AF/CV, Aide to USAF Vice Chief of Staff (C-140)
  • Jan 74-Mar 74: 35 TFW, George AFB, FL, re-currency training (F-4)
  • Mar 74-Apr 74: 3614 CCTS, Clark AFB, RP, jungle survival training
  • Apr 74-Apr 75: 421 TFS, Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, Asst. Squadron Ops Officer/IP (F-4E)
  • May 75-Jun 75: Hq TAC, Langley AFB, VA, DCS/Plans staff officer
  • Jun75-May 76: Hampton Institute, Hampton, VA, “Bootstrap” student for BS degree
  • May 76-Aug 77: Hq TAC, Langley AFB, VA, DCS/Plans staff officer
  • Sep 77-Jun 78: 31 TFW, Homestead AFB, FL, Chief of Safety (F-4E)
  • 1 Jul 1978: Retired from USAF

Flight Info

Awards

Military Education

  • Armed Forces Staff College 1970
  • ICAF (Correspondence) 1973

Civilian Education

  • BS, Business Management, Hampton Institute, Hampton, VA, 1976