Richard F. Meyer, Jr.


Preferred Name: Dick
Nickname/Call Sign: Misty 6
Date Of Birth: August 17, 1936
Highest Military Grade Held: Lt Colonel, 05
Hometown: Apalachicola, FL

Biography

Units Assigned

  • 1960-1962 Primary and Basic Pilot Tng, F-100 combat crew Tng (F-100)
  • 1962-1966 492nd Tactical Fighter Squadron/48th Tactical Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, UK (F-100)
  • 1966-1967 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron/3,37TFW, Bien Hoa AB/Phu Cat, Vietnam (Misty 6; 15 Jun 1967-07 Nov 1967) (F-100)
  • 1967-1971 F-100; 426th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron/4510th Combat Crew Training Squadron/4515th Combat Crew Training Squadron/58th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, Luke AFB, AZ (F-100)
  • 1971-1978 522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron/27th Tactical Fighter Wing, Cannon AFB, NM (TDY 03-09,1973, 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron/347th Tactical Fighter Wing, Takhli RTAB, Thailand) (F-111 A/D)
  • 1978-1981 HQ USAFE, Chief, FLT Safety Division, Ramstein AB, Germany
  • 1981-1985 27th Tactical Fighter Wing, TFW, Wing Chief of Safety, Cannon AFB, NM (F-111D)

Awards & Decorations

 Silver Star
 Distinguished Flying Cross (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Medal (with 19 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Force Commendation Medal

Flight Info

F-100
F-111 A/D

Military Education

  • 1960 USAF Academy
  • ACSC (correspondence)
  • Mil Environment Course (correspondence)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Management Course

Civilian Education

Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1960-1962 Primary and Basic Pilot Tng, F-100 combat crew Tng (F-100)
  • 1962-1966 492nd Tactical Fighter Squadron/48th Tactical Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, UK (F-100)
  • 1966-1967 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron/3,37TFW, Bien Hoa AB/Phu Cat, Vietnam (Misty 6; 15 Jun 1967-07 Nov 1967) (F-100)
  • 1967-1971 F-100; 426th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron/4510th Combat Crew Training Squadron/4515th Combat Crew Training Squadron/58th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, Luke AFB, AZ (F-100)
  • 1971-1978 522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron/27th Tactical Fighter Wing, Cannon AFB, NM (TDY 03-09,1973, 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron/347th Tactical Fighter Wing, Takhli RTAB, Thailand) (F-111 A/D)
  • 1978-1981 HQ USAFE, Chief, FLT Safety Division, Ramstein AB, Germany
  • 1981-1985 27th Tactical Fighter Wing, TFW, Wing Chief of Safety, Cannon AFB, NM (F-111D)

Awards & Decorations

 Silver Star
 Distinguished Flying Cross (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Medal (with 19 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Force Commendation Medal

Flight Info

F-100
F-111 A/D

Military Education

  • 1960 USAF Academy
  • ACSC (correspondence)
  • Mil Environment Course (correspondence)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Management Course

Civilian Education

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