Carl William Shepard, Jr.


Preferred Name: Bill
Nickname/Call Sign: Shep
Date Of Birth: May 3, 1944
Highest Military Grade Held: Lieutenant Colonel, O5
Hometown: Escondido, CA

Biography

Manning an LSD (large steel desk) got old fast.
1988 – 2004, Delta Air Lines, 727, 737, 757, 767.
2004 – Present, part time contract flying Citations.
“Been in the same house in Farmington, UT for almost 20 years. Guess I’ll be buried here. Who knew we’d live this long.”
Lieutenant Colonel (Ret. ) Carl William Shepard, Jr. flew F-4’s, F-100 Super Sabres, A-1 Warthogs and other models during his Air Force Career. Col. Bill Shepard logged more than 3,600 flying hours in fighter jets with one tour in Vietnam.
Today you can find him volunteering at the Hill Aerospace Museum at Hill AFB, Utah, educating visitors on the history of the USAF.

Units Assigned

  • 1968-1969 UPT, Vance AFB, T-37 T-38
  • 1969 Luke AFB, 550 CCTS, F-100
  • 1970 (April – Sept) 355TFS, Tuy Hoa RVN, F-100
  • 1970 (Sept – Dec) 612 TFS Phan Rang RVN, F-100
  • 1971-1973 Reese AFB, T-38
  • 1973-1976 Howard AFB, Panama, 24 SOS, O-2A
  • 1976 – 1978 Hill AFB, UT, 421 TFS, F-4D
  • 1978 – 1979 Osan AB, Korea, Air Division, F-4E
  • 1980 – 1982 Hahn AB, FRG, 313 TFS, F-4E
  • 1982 – 1984 RAF Bentwaters, UK, 509 TFS, A-10A
  • 1984 – 1986 Leipheim AB, FRG, Det 1, 81 TFW, A-10A
  • 1986 – 1988, Stuttgart, FRG, HQUSEUCOM, J-3, LSD

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

T-37
T-38
F-100
O-2A
F-4 D/E
A-10A
J-3

Military Education

SOS
ACSC
ICAF

Civilian Education

Biography

Biography

Manning an LSD (large steel desk) got old fast.
1988 – 2004, Delta Air Lines, 727, 737, 757, 767.
2004 – Present, part time contract flying Citations.
“Been in the same house in Farmington, UT for almost 20 years. Guess I’ll be buried here. Who knew we’d live this long.”
Lieutenant Colonel (Ret. ) Carl William Shepard, Jr. flew F-4’s, F-100 Super Sabres, A-1 Warthogs and other models during his Air Force Career. Col. Bill Shepard logged more than 3,600 flying hours in fighter jets with one tour in Vietnam.
Today you can find him volunteering at the Hill Aerospace Museum at Hill AFB, Utah, educating visitors on the history of the USAF.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1968-1969 UPT, Vance AFB, T-37 T-38
  • 1969 Luke AFB, 550 CCTS, F-100
  • 1970 (April – Sept) 355TFS, Tuy Hoa RVN, F-100
  • 1970 (Sept – Dec) 612 TFS Phan Rang RVN, F-100
  • 1971-1973 Reese AFB, T-38
  • 1973-1976 Howard AFB, Panama, 24 SOS, O-2A
  • 1976 – 1978 Hill AFB, UT, 421 TFS, F-4D
  • 1978 – 1979 Osan AB, Korea, Air Division, F-4E
  • 1980 – 1982 Hahn AB, FRG, 313 TFS, F-4E
  • 1982 – 1984 RAF Bentwaters, UK, 509 TFS, A-10A
  • 1984 – 1986 Leipheim AB, FRG, Det 1, 81 TFW, A-10A
  • 1986 – 1988, Stuttgart, FRG, HQUSEUCOM, J-3, LSD

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

T-37
T-38
F-100
O-2A
F-4 D/E
A-10A
J-3

Military Education

SOS
ACSC
ICAF

Civilian Education

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