Wendell M. Wilson


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Nickname/Call Sign: Sabre

Date of Birth: November 2, 1942

Highest Military Grade Held: Captain

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Biography

Wendell Wilson was a pilot with the U.S. Air Force and flew more than 300 combat missions in Vietnam. After returning stateside he trained experienced South Vietnamese fighter pilots. Upon completion of his military service, he became a Delta Airlines pilot for 33 years until his retirement in 2002.
Wendell and his wife Pat are world travelers and avid volunteers for educational organizations. The University of Houston at Clear Lake’s Office of Veteran Services honored Wendell’s service in the U.S. Air Force by renaming the office the Capt. Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services in 2014. The University also dedicated a park to Wendell and Pat.
source: http://www.bayareahoustonmag.com/uhcl-names-park-for-longtime-supporters/

Units Assigned

  • 1966 522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM
  • 1966 90th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 1966-1967 308th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam
  • 1972-1974 159th Tactical Fighter Squadron, LAANG, LA

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

Biography

Biography

Wendell Wilson was a pilot with the U.S. Air Force and flew more than 300 combat missions in Vietnam. After returning stateside he trained experienced South Vietnamese fighter pilots. Upon completion of his military service, he became a Delta Airlines pilot for 33 years until his retirement in 2002.
Wendell and his wife Pat are world travelers and avid volunteers for educational organizations. The University of Houston at Clear Lake’s Office of Veteran Services honored Wendell’s service in the U.S. Air Force by renaming the office the Capt. Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services in 2014. The University also dedicated a park to Wendell and Pat.
source: http://www.bayareahoustonmag.com/uhcl-names-park-for-longtime-supporters/

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1966 522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM
  • 1966 90th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 1966-1967 308th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam
  • 1972-1974 159th Tactical Fighter Squadron, LAANG, LA

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

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