Paul Norman Cohagan


 

Preferred Name: Paul

Nickname/Call Sign: Cactus

Date Of Birth: 03-24-1931

Highest Military Grade Held: Lt. Colonel, O5

Hometown: Joplin, MO

Biography

Units Assigned

  • 25Jun56 Asst Ops Off, Hq 312th Ftr Bmr Gp, Clovis, NM, TAC F-84
  • 26Aug57 Plt Ftr, 35th Ftr Bmr Sq, Itazuke, AB, Japan, PACAF F-86
  • 17Feb58 Plt Ftr, 35th Ftr Bmr Sq, Itazuke, AB, Japan, PACAF F-86
  • 15Jul58 Plt Ftr, 35th Ftr Bmr Sq, Itazuke, AB, Japan, PACAF F-86
  • 14Sep60 Stu Off Acft Maint Off Crse, 3345th Tech Sq, Chanute AFB, IL TAC
  • 22Jun61 Acft Maint Off, 522nd Ftr Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 5Feb62 TDY Dep 68-11 TUSLOG Incirlik AB, Turkey USAFE
  • 22Jun62 Acft Maint Off, 522nd Ftr Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 26Jun62 Flt Line Maint Off, 27th Consol Acft Maint Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 1Oct62 Acft Maint Off, 27th Orgn Maint Sq, Cannon AFB, TAC F-100
  • 25Jan63 Production Control Off, Hq 27th TAC Ftr Wg, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 12Jun64 Flt Line Maint Off, 27th Orgn Maint Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 31Aug64 Work Loan Control Off, Hq 27th TAC Ftr Wg, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 18Jun65 Acft Maint Supv, 27th Orgn Maint Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100, T-33
  • 13Sep65 Plt TAC Ftr, 481st TAC Ftr S1, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 12Jan66 Special Weapons Instr, 4516th CCR Tng Sq, Luke AFB, AZ TAC F-100
  • 23May66 Academic Instr, 4516th CCr Tng Sq, Luke AFB AZ TAC F-100
  • 7Oct66 OIC F-100 Academics, 4516th CCr Tng Sq, Luke AFB, AZ F-100 w/Add Dy Comdr, 4511 OMS
  • 19Apr69 Sq, Academic Instr, 4516 CCr Tng Sq, Luke AFB, AZ TAC F-100
  • Unit redesinated 58 Tactical Training Sq
  • 22Apr70 Flight Test Officer (Wg), 58 TAC Ftr Tng Wg, Luke AFB, AZ TAC F-100
  • 13May70 Sq Commander, 58th Orgn Maint Sq, Luke AFB, AZ TAC
  • 14Sep70 Wg Maint Control Officer, 58 TAC Ftr Trn Wg, Luke AFB, AZ TAC
  • 31Jan71 Wg Maint Control Officer, 58 TAC Ftr Tng Wg, Luke AFB AZ TAC
  • 1Jul71 OMS Commander, 2 OMS, Kunsan AB, Korea PACAF U-6
  • 71Nov1 Staff Maint Officer Logistics, 314 Air Div Osan AB Korea PACAF

 

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Retired with Aeronautical Engineering Equivalency

Civilian Education

  • Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 25Jun56 Asst Ops Off, Hq 312th Ftr Bmr Gp, Clovis, NM, TAC F-84
  • 26Aug57 Plt Ftr, 35th Ftr Bmr Sq, Itazuke, AB, Japan, PACAF F-86
  • 17Feb58 Plt Ftr, 35th Ftr Bmr Sq, Itazuke, AB, Japan, PACAF F-86
  • 15Jul58 Plt Ftr, 35th Ftr Bmr Sq, Itazuke, AB, Japan, PACAF F-86
  • 14Sep60 Stu Off Acft Maint Off Crse, 3345th Tech Sq, Chanute AFB, IL TAC
  • 22Jun61 Acft Maint Off, 522nd Ftr Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 5Feb62 TDY Dep 68-11 TUSLOG Incirlik AB, Turkey USAFE
  • 22Jun62 Acft Maint Off, 522nd Ftr Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 26Jun62 Flt Line Maint Off, 27th Consol Acft Maint Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 1Oct62 Acft Maint Off, 27th Orgn Maint Sq, Cannon AFB, TAC F-100
  • 25Jan63 Production Control Off, Hq 27th TAC Ftr Wg, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 12Jun64 Flt Line Maint Off, 27th Orgn Maint Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 31Aug64 Work Loan Control Off, Hq 27th TAC Ftr Wg, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 18Jun65 Acft Maint Supv, 27th Orgn Maint Sq, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100, T-33
  • 13Sep65 Plt TAC Ftr, 481st TAC Ftr S1, Cannon AFB, NM TAC F-100
  • 12Jan66 Special Weapons Instr, 4516th CCR Tng Sq, Luke AFB, AZ TAC F-100
  • 23May66 Academic Instr, 4516th CCr Tng Sq, Luke AFB AZ TAC F-100
  • 7Oct66 OIC F-100 Academics, 4516th CCr Tng Sq, Luke AFB, AZ F-100 w/Add Dy Comdr, 4511 OMS
  • 19Apr69 Sq, Academic Instr, 4516 CCr Tng Sq, Luke AFB, AZ TAC F-100
  • Unit redesinated 58 Tactical Training Sq
  • 22Apr70 Flight Test Officer (Wg), 58 TAC Ftr Tng Wg, Luke AFB, AZ TAC F-100
  • 13May70 Sq Commander, 58th Orgn Maint Sq, Luke AFB, AZ TAC
  • 14Sep70 Wg Maint Control Officer, 58 TAC Ftr Trn Wg, Luke AFB, AZ TAC
  • 31Jan71 Wg Maint Control Officer, 58 TAC Ftr Tng Wg, Luke AFB AZ TAC
  • 1Jul71 OMS Commander, 2 OMS, Kunsan AB, Korea PACAF U-6
  • 71Nov1 Staff Maint Officer Logistics, 314 Air Div Osan AB Korea PACAF

 

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Retired with Aeronautical Engineering Equivalency

Civilian Education

  • Joplin High School, Joplin, MO