Robert J. Hires


 

Preferred Name: Robert

Nickname/Call Sign: Rootbeer

Date Of Birth: 04-19-1932

Highest Military Grade Held: Lt Col., O5

Hometown: Whitehouse, OH

Biography

I flew the F-100C/D/F aircraft continuously from August 1957 until January 1972 and then flew it again from august 1974 until retiring in April 1978. A total of 18 years of my military career flying the Hun.

Units Assigned

  • 1954-1955 6148th Tac Con Sq Korea T6 Texan
  • 1955-1957 515th Strategic Ftr Sq Malmstrom AFB, MT F-84F
  • 1957-1961 612th TFS England AFB, LA F-100D/F
  • 1961-1964 416th TFS Misawa AFB, Japan F-100D/F
  • 1964-1965 416th TFS England AFB, LA F-100D/F
  • 1965-1966 416th TFS Tan So Nhut, RVN F-100D/F
  • 1966-1969 4515 TTS Luke AFB , AZ F-100C/D/F
  • 1969-1970 7272 TTS Wheelus AB, Libya F-100C/F
  • 1970-1972 48th TFW Lakenheath RAB, UK F-100D/f
  • 1972-1973 19th AF Seymour Johnson AFB , SC T-29
  • 1973-1974 347th TFW Tahkli AB, Thailand
  • 1974-1978 180th TFW Toledo, Ohio F-100D/F

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • SOS

Civilian Education

  • Ball State University
Biography

Biography

I flew the F-100C/D/F aircraft continuously from August 1957 until January 1972 and then flew it again from august 1974 until retiring in April 1978. A total of 18 years of my military career flying the Hun.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1954-1955 6148th Tac Con Sq Korea T6 Texan
  • 1955-1957 515th Strategic Ftr Sq Malmstrom AFB, MT F-84F
  • 1957-1961 612th TFS England AFB, LA F-100D/F
  • 1961-1964 416th TFS Misawa AFB, Japan F-100D/F
  • 1964-1965 416th TFS England AFB, LA F-100D/F
  • 1965-1966 416th TFS Tan So Nhut, RVN F-100D/F
  • 1966-1969 4515 TTS Luke AFB , AZ F-100C/D/F
  • 1969-1970 7272 TTS Wheelus AB, Libya F-100C/F
  • 1970-1972 48th TFW Lakenheath RAB, UK F-100D/f
  • 1972-1973 19th AF Seymour Johnson AFB , SC T-29
  • 1973-1974 347th TFW Tahkli AB, Thailand
  • 1974-1978 180th TFW Toledo, Ohio F-100D/F

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • SOS

Civilian Education

  • Ball State University