Joe Turner


  Preferred Name: Joe Nickname/Call Sign: Turkey Date Of Birth: 07-18-1925 Highest Military Grade Held: Lt Colonel, O5 Hometown: Clovis, NM

Biography

3 DFC, MSM, 16 AM, AF Commendation Medal, a bunch of attendance ribbons. Shot up many times, never shot down. Remember: Break right some times!!

Units Assigned

  • 1952-53 Korea for 100+ msn in F-84s
  • 1958 Luke AFB, AZ F-100
  • 1959-60 US Navy exchange in F-llF Tiger
  • 1961 Luke AFB, AZ F-100
  • 1962-64 Royal Australian Air Force Exchange in RAAF Sabre.
  • 1964 Cannon AFB, NM F-100
  • 1965 Vietnam in F-100
  • 1968-69 Vietnam F-100 for 285 msns.

Awards & Decorations

  • 3 DFC, MSM
  • 16 AM
  • AF Commendation Medal
  • A bunch of attendance ribbons.

Flight Info

Military Education

  • AC&SS
  • Parachute School
  • Royal Australian Air Force
  • Counter Intelligence School
  • Army

Civilian Education

  • BA
Biography

Biography

3 DFC, MSM, 16 AM, AF Commendation Medal, a bunch of attendance ribbons. Shot up many times, never shot down. Remember: Break right some times!!

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1952-53 Korea for 100+ msn in F-84s
  • 1958 Luke AFB, AZ F-100
  • 1959-60 US Navy exchange in F-llF Tiger
  • 1961 Luke AFB, AZ F-100
  • 1962-64 Royal Australian Air Force Exchange in RAAF Sabre.
  • 1964 Cannon AFB, NM F-100
  • 1965 Vietnam in F-100
  • 1968-69 Vietnam F-100 for 285 msns.

Awards & Decorations

  • 3 DFC, MSM
  • 16 AM
  • AF Commendation Medal
  • A bunch of attendance ribbons.

Flight Info

Military Education

  • AC&SS
  • Parachute School
  • Royal Australian Air Force
  • Counter Intelligence School
  • Army

Civilian Education

  • BA
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