Ralph C. Kellum


 
Preferred Name: Chris
Nickname/Call Sign: Chris
Date Of Birth: 09-28-1940
Highest Military Grade Held: Lt Col.
Hometown: Kokomo, IN

Biography

My flying career was terminated in Sep 72 when I was diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes mellitis.
I convinced the USAF to send me to Purdue to get a BSEE and MSEE then ended up as a test officer in advanced communications.

Units Assigned

  • Dec 62 – Dec 63 ,4758th DSES, B-57:
  • April 64 – Oct 65, 817th TCS, C-130;
  • Aug 67 – Feb 68, 429th TFS, F-100,
  • Mar 68 – Mar 69,416th TFS, F-100;
  • Sep 68 – Jan69 Commando Sabre at Phu Cat, (Misty 71)
  • Apr 69 – Apr 72, 3650th PTS, T-37;
  • May 72 – Sep 72, 430th TFS, F-111,
  • Sep 72 – May 74, 474th TFW, F-111
  • Jun 74 – May 77 AFIT Purdue University,
  • May 77 – Dec 81, JTIDS Program Office ESD,
  • Jan 82 – Dec 83 Det 2 AFTEC Eglin AFB, FL.

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Navigator
  • Electronic Warfare Officer
  • Pilot
  • Air Command & Staff

Civilian Education

  • MSEE Purdue University
Biography

Biography

My flying career was terminated in Sep 72 when I was diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes mellitis.
I convinced the USAF to send me to Purdue to get a BSEE and MSEE then ended up as a test officer in advanced communications.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • Dec 62 – Dec 63 ,4758th DSES, B-57:
  • April 64 – Oct 65, 817th TCS, C-130;
  • Aug 67 – Feb 68, 429th TFS, F-100,
  • Mar 68 – Mar 69,416th TFS, F-100;
  • Sep 68 – Jan69 Commando Sabre at Phu Cat, (Misty 71)
  • Apr 69 – Apr 72, 3650th PTS, T-37;
  • May 72 – Sep 72, 430th TFS, F-111,
  • Sep 72 – May 74, 474th TFW, F-111
  • Jun 74 – May 77 AFIT Purdue University,
  • May 77 – Dec 81, JTIDS Program Office ESD,
  • Jan 82 – Dec 83 Det 2 AFTEC Eglin AFB, FL.

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Navigator
  • Electronic Warfare Officer
  • Pilot
  • Air Command & Staff

Civilian Education

  • MSEE Purdue University
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