William E. Haynes


 

Preferred Name: Bill

Nickname/Call Sign: Bill

Date Of Birth: 01-18-1924

Highest Military Grade Held: O-5 (L/C)

Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

Biography

Born Paris France; grew up in Oklahoma City from age 9, lived in CA and all over ever since WW II.

It was a Helluva Ride, and I find it hard to believe, myself. I don’t think anyone ever spent more time getting educated in more ways by the US Gov than I.

Units Assigned

  • 1st Ops assgnmnt: B-29 outfit at Barksdale ’45
  • 2nd: 23rd TFS, 36th Wg, Fuerstenfeldbruck/Bitburg, Germany 1950-53 F-84E/G, F-86E
  • 3rd: Tinker AFB/AMA; headed office Boeing A/C tech order implementation, ’54/’55
  • 4th: Fighter armament test flying, Eglin AFB Jun ’56-’60
  • 5th: USAF Space Sys. Div., El Segundo CA, Dyna Soar space glider project ’60-’65
  • 6th: CC USAF Minute Man Joint Test Force, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, FL’66-’67
  • 7th: CC 90th TFS, Bien Hoa SVN ’67-’68
  • 8th: Assgnd to DCS Studies & Analysis, Hq USAF, The Pentagon, ’68-’69, retired Sep ’69

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Aerial Nav, enlisted Nov ’43, grad 10 Feb ’45, San Marcos TX, Comm. 2nd Lt
  • B-29 Flt Eng, Amarillo TX & Barksdale AFB LA Jun ’45
  • Basic Plt, Perrin AFB TX, Jun ’49/Jan ’50
  • Advanced Plt, Williams AFB, Phoenix AZ, Jan/Jun ’50
  • Aircraft Structural Repair Design Sch, AFIT, W/Patt “53/’54
  • USAF Test Pilot Sch, Edwards AFB, Jun 55/Jun ’56

Civilian Education

  • HS: Central Hi, Ok. City
  • Und. Grad: UCLA, BSc Mech Eng ’45-’49
  • Grad: USC (USAF assignment) MA, R&D Mang’t ’65-’66
Biography

Biography

Born Paris France; grew up in Oklahoma City from age 9, lived in CA and all over ever since WW II.

It was a Helluva Ride, and I find it hard to believe, myself. I don’t think anyone ever spent more time getting educated in more ways by the US Gov than I.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1st Ops assgnmnt: B-29 outfit at Barksdale ’45
  • 2nd: 23rd TFS, 36th Wg, Fuerstenfeldbruck/Bitburg, Germany 1950-53 F-84E/G, F-86E
  • 3rd: Tinker AFB/AMA; headed office Boeing A/C tech order implementation, ’54/’55
  • 4th: Fighter armament test flying, Eglin AFB Jun ’56-’60
  • 5th: USAF Space Sys. Div., El Segundo CA, Dyna Soar space glider project ’60-’65
  • 6th: CC USAF Minute Man Joint Test Force, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, FL’66-’67
  • 7th: CC 90th TFS, Bien Hoa SVN ’67-’68
  • 8th: Assgnd to DCS Studies & Analysis, Hq USAF, The Pentagon, ’68-’69, retired Sep ’69

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • Aerial Nav, enlisted Nov ’43, grad 10 Feb ’45, San Marcos TX, Comm. 2nd Lt
  • B-29 Flt Eng, Amarillo TX & Barksdale AFB LA Jun ’45
  • Basic Plt, Perrin AFB TX, Jun ’49/Jan ’50
  • Advanced Plt, Williams AFB, Phoenix AZ, Jan/Jun ’50
  • Aircraft Structural Repair Design Sch, AFIT, W/Patt “53/’54
  • USAF Test Pilot Sch, Edwards AFB, Jun 55/Jun ’56

Civilian Education

  • HS: Central Hi, Ok. City
  • Und. Grad: UCLA, BSc Mech Eng ’45-’49
  • Grad: USC (USAF assignment) MA, R&D Mang’t ’65-’66