CCMSgt Joe Dehorty

CCMSgt Joe Dehorty

Dates of Service: Nov 1958 - Nov 1991
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  • Amn Jan 59
  • A1C Oct 59
  • SrA Apr 61
  • SSgt Oct 63
  • TSgt Nov 65
  • 1stSgt Jan 68
  • 1stSgt Mar 70
  • CCMSgt Jan 76

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Entered AF in Nov 58 retired in Nov 91, entire career in communications including fixed station, combat communications (mob) and 1 tour as forward air controller. Served 1 tour as Senior Enlisted Advisor, now called Command Chief. Multiple AFSC's 304xx, 307xx, 491xx, Retired from San Bernardino County, CA as Communications Director. Did Project Manager work for several years. Enjoying retired life.

Military Experiences

Mar 1962 - May 1963
Ground Radio Repairman
Shift supervisor at remote receiver site. Worked extra duty in the Tech Control Facility at the Compound.
Oct 1959 - Feb 1961
Ground Radio Technican
Worked High power (50Kw transmitters) and Air/Ground transmitters at west coast relay transmitter site in Davis CA.


(8 months)
Jan 1991 - Feb 1991
Dhahran AB Saudia Arabia
Operation Desert Storm. Team Chief for Combat Communications including ATC at Dhahran AB Saudia Arabia. Base was next to Al Khobar where a skud missile hit an Army barracks killing 26 soldiers
Aug 1990 - Jan 1991
Al Dhafra Air Base UAE
Operation Desert Shield. Team Chief for Combat Communications including ATC at Al Dhafra Air Base UAE. Base was considered a classified location until Aug 2017.

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1963 - 1965

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