“Sam” S.G. Flowers Jr


Preferred Name: Sam

Nickname/Call Sign: Sam

Date Of Birth: 08-27-1929

Highest Military Grade Held: Lt/Col, O5

Hometown: Zebulon, NC

Biography

Units Assigned

  • 1952 Aviation Cadet-Flying Marana, AZ, T6-G.
  • 1952-1953 Greenville AFB, Miss. T-28A
  • 1953 Grad. 2Lt.and Wings, Waco, TX. T-33
  • 1953 Gunnery school Williams AFB, AZ T-33.
  • 1953-54 Gunnery Luke AFB, AZ F-84G
  • Jan 1954 474th FBG, 429th FBS K-2 Korea
  • 1954 – 57 474th FB Wg Cannon AFB, NM. F-86H
  • 1957 – 1959 many TDY’s and overseas deployments to France, Germany, Libya, Turkey.
  • Squadron Officers School,
  • 1959 Air Force Exchange Pilot VMA 533, Mag 24 Cherry Point, N.C. A-4
  • Deployed to Git Mo, Cuba. during the Cuban Crises,
  • 1960 Command Post, 13th AF Advance in Taiwan, Taipei
  • 1962 Instructor, Webb AFB, TX T-38.
  • 1968 – Training Hurlburt Field, Fl. 58th SOW, NKP Thailand, A-1
  • 1969 – DO shop PACAF Hq. Hickham AFB, HI
  • 1972 – Retirement

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • College Grad
Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1952 Aviation Cadet-Flying Marana, AZ, T6-G.
  • 1952-1953 Greenville AFB, Miss. T-28A
  • 1953 Grad. 2Lt.and Wings, Waco, TX. T-33
  • 1953 Gunnery school Williams AFB, AZ T-33.
  • 1953-54 Gunnery Luke AFB, AZ F-84G
  • Jan 1954 474th FBG, 429th FBS K-2 Korea
  • 1954 – 57 474th FB Wg Cannon AFB, NM. F-86H
  • 1957 – 1959 many TDY’s and overseas deployments to France, Germany, Libya, Turkey.
  • Squadron Officers School,
  • 1959 Air Force Exchange Pilot VMA 533, Mag 24 Cherry Point, N.C. A-4
  • Deployed to Git Mo, Cuba. during the Cuban Crises,
  • 1960 Command Post, 13th AF Advance in Taiwan, Taipei
  • 1962 Instructor, Webb AFB, TX T-38.
  • 1968 – Training Hurlburt Field, Fl. 58th SOW, NKP Thailand, A-1
  • 1969 – DO shop PACAF Hq. Hickham AFB, HI
  • 1972 – Retirement

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • College Grad