MSgt Richard G. Williams

Project Oxcart 1966 -1968

POL - Fuel/Cryogenic Lab Tech.

Raised in Muskego, Wisconsin. Enlisted in the USAF in 1955.

Assigned to SAC, Lake Charles AFB, LA 1955 to 1958

TDY duty in Labrador, England, Morroco, Azores.

Thule AB Greenland Dec 58 to Dec 59

Whiteman AFB, MO 1959 to 1961

Jupiter Missile school, Redstone Arsenal, 1961

Jupiter Missile Squadron, Chile AB, Turkey 1961 '++ 1963

(The cause of the Cuban missile crisis)

Married to Marjorie (Ruth) Herndon, Linn, MO 1963.

Holloman AFB, NM 1963 '++ 1966

Unconventional Fuels Specialist/Technician for liquid propelled rocket sleds on the high speed test track.

1129^th SAS 1966 to end of project in 1968. Two deployments to Kadena. One typhoon evac to Clark.

Son Kirk born at Nellis AFB, Feb 1968

Ellsworth AFB, SD 1968 to 1971 Retrained into Missile Safety.

Achieved Commercial Flight Instructor License 1970.

Incirlik AB, Turkey 1971 '++ 1973. NCOIC Base Safety.

Ent AFB, CO 1973'++75 Command Safety Inspector,

ADC IG/ORI Team.

Retired USAF 1975. Utah State University, 1976 - 77

Veterans Service Officer, Marshfield, WI 1978 - 82

McDonnell Douglas F-15 Peace Sun Program, Taif, Saudi Arabia

as Senior Quality and Safety Specialist 1982 through 1986.

Owned and operated Alpine Resort, Lake Owen, Cable, WI. From 1987 to retirement.



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