1stSgt Edward Jackson

1stSgt Edward Jackson

Dates of Service: Jul 1970 - Jul 1992
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Promotions

  • AB Jul 70
  • Amn Aug 70
  • A1C Dec 70
  • SrA Jul 72
  • SSgt Apr 74
  • TSgt Mar 79
  • MSgt Sep 85
  • 1stSgt May 87

Recent Activity  -

Military Experiences

Jul 1980 - Aug 1985
CCTS Instructor Boom Operator
Provided instructions and initial qualifications to student Boom Operators, Navigators, and Co-Pilots in the KC-135A. Simulator Instructor, Flight Training Instructor, Ground School Training Instructor.
Jun 1978 - Jun 1980
Instructor Boom Operator, KC-135A
Squadron Boom Operator. Upgraded to Instructor Boom Operator.
Apr 1974 - Jun 1978
Squadron Boom Operator, KC-135A/Q
Squadron level Boom Operator, KC-135A. Became qualified in the KC-135Q
Nov 1973 - Apr 1974
Student Boom Operator, KC-135
Began training as a Boom Operator on the KC-135A jet tanker. Prior to beginning training with the 4017 CCTS, I was sent to Homestead AFB, FL for water survival training and then to Fairchild AFB, WA for survival training and escape and evasion training.

Deployments

(2 years, 5 months)
Dec 1990 - Mar 1991
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Operation Desert Shield/Storm
Air Staff, flew combat missions.
Sep 1990
Spain
Air Refueling Air Bridge for Desert Shield
Aug 1990
Azores
Air Refueling Air Bridge for Desert Shield
Jun 1988 - Sep 1988
Nellis AFB
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Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Dec 1986 - Mar 1987

Mar 1983 - Apr 1983

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Dec 1978 - Feb 1979

93 BW Central Flight Instructor Course (CFIC), Castle AFB, CA

Nov 1972 - Apr 1974

4017 Combat Crew Training Sq (CCTS), Castle AFB, CA

Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2001 - 2003

Emergency Management- Texas A&M University

Bachelors Degree

1986

Political Science-Georgia Military College

Bachelors Degree

1975 - 1978

Work Center Management-CCAF

Associate Degree

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