Robert A. Hanson


 

Preferred Name: Bob

Nickname/Call Sign: Bob

Date Of Birth: 07-19-1932

Highest Military Grade Held: Lt. Col, O5

Hometown: Bridgeport, OH

Biography

Home Town: Bridgeport, Ohio; Steubenville, Ohio

Units Assigned

  • 1954-1955 Single Engine Flight School, Bartow, FL & Laredo, TX. T-6, T-28, T-33
  • 1955-1956 Transition, Randolph Field, TX C-119
  • 1956-1957 6147th Tactical Control Group, Kimpo, Korea, LT6-G (FAC) and C-47D (Special Mission)
  • 1957-1957 T-33Refresher. Selma, AL., F-86 Transition, Williams AFB, AZ., F-100A Transition, Nellis AFB, NV
  • 1957-1958 31st Tac.Ftr.Wg, 309th TFS Turner AFB, GA; AC&W Training, Tyndall AFB, FL (Sept to Dec.).
  • 1959- 1960 6053rd Tac. Control Wing, Myrtle Beach, SC. Scopie duty. T-33, L-20 and H-19
  • 1960- 1964 81st Tac Ftr.Wg. 91st Sq. F-101A/C
  • 1964- 1965 Resigned Regular Commission, seperated, Sept. Worked for Carolina Biological Supply Co.
  • 1966 -1967 Returned to Active Duty, after 8 months 17 days, and re-assigned to 81st TFW, RAF Bentwaters (Thanks to Chuck Maglione)
  • 1967 -1968 91st TFS/ 81st TFW Stan Eval (F-101 / F-4C)
  • 1968 -1969 Selected for SR-71 Program, Beal AFB, CA; Volunteered for SEA after SR-Training was set back nine months to a year through the loss of the trainer aircraft.
  • 1969- 1971 F-4 Recurrant training at George AFB, CA, and assigned to the 469th TFS, at Korat Air Base, Thailand

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • Grad Steubenville High
  • Virginia Military Institute, 1954
  • Pre-Med; Chapman University, MA in Counciling & Psychology
Biography

Biography

Home Town: Bridgeport, Ohio; Steubenville, Ohio

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1954-1955 Single Engine Flight School, Bartow, FL & Laredo, TX. T-6, T-28, T-33
  • 1955-1956 Transition, Randolph Field, TX C-119
  • 1956-1957 6147th Tactical Control Group, Kimpo, Korea, LT6-G (FAC) and C-47D (Special Mission)
  • 1957-1957 T-33Refresher. Selma, AL., F-86 Transition, Williams AFB, AZ., F-100A Transition, Nellis AFB, NV
  • 1957-1958 31st Tac.Ftr.Wg, 309th TFS Turner AFB, GA; AC&W Training, Tyndall AFB, FL (Sept to Dec.).
  • 1959- 1960 6053rd Tac. Control Wing, Myrtle Beach, SC. Scopie duty. T-33, L-20 and H-19
  • 1960- 1964 81st Tac Ftr.Wg. 91st Sq. F-101A/C
  • 1964- 1965 Resigned Regular Commission, seperated, Sept. Worked for Carolina Biological Supply Co.
  • 1966 -1967 Returned to Active Duty, after 8 months 17 days, and re-assigned to 81st TFW, RAF Bentwaters (Thanks to Chuck Maglione)
  • 1967 -1968 91st TFS/ 81st TFW Stan Eval (F-101 / F-4C)
  • 1968 -1969 Selected for SR-71 Program, Beal AFB, CA; Volunteered for SEA after SR-Training was set back nine months to a year through the loss of the trainer aircraft.
  • 1969- 1971 F-4 Recurrant training at George AFB, CA, and assigned to the 469th TFS, at Korat Air Base, Thailand

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • Grad Steubenville High
  • Virginia Military Institute, 1954
  • Pre-Med; Chapman University, MA in Counciling & Psychology