SSG Roy Kelly II

SSG Roy Kelly II

Dates of Service: May 1976 - Aug 1991
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  • PVT Jun 76
  • PV2 Feb 77
  • PFC Oct 77
  • SPC 79
  • SGT Nov 81
  • SSG Jun 85

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(5 years, 4 months)
Sep 1982 - Oct 1985
3rd MI Bn (AE) , South Korea
Assigned to a brand new unit, A Co, 3rd MI Bn (AE) and got to meet Chief of Staff General John William Vessey Jr. when he visited the unit the second week I was there. Worked night shift on OV-1 aircraft, performing all needed work. In June 1983 moved to B Co to work on RU-21H aircraft. Performed all phases of launch and phased maintenance.
Aug 1980 - Aug 1981
South korea
55th Avn CO (A), South Korea
Assigned to 55th AVN CO (A) at K-16 and was first in Flight operations in my secondary MOS because of overages and shortages. after 3 months worked on the flight line as crew chief for one of out U-21s. I was primary mechanic on that plane and went where it went, all over the south pacific with General John A. Wickham Jr., commander 8th Army
Dec 1976 - Dec 1977
South korea
55th Avn Co (A), South Korea
Worked as member of the repair team for U-21, UH-1 and OH 58 because the Maintenance officer said the starch wing guys help the fling wing guys, and the fling wing guys help the starch wing guys, a wrench bender is a wrench bender. Additional duty as assistant mail-room clerk and picked up movies at the engineer compound every Tuesday.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Nov 1985 - Jan 1986

BNCOC, Fort Eustis, VA

Jan 1981

PLDC, Fort Hood, TX

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Aug 1988 - Oct 1988

Instructor Mentor Training

Feb 1986 - Mar 1986

Security Clearance

Academic Degrees