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Updated: 7-26-14  

          VETERAN OF THE 

                   WEEK 

         Robert Buckey Col.

USAF Retired
A 30 year Career Fighter Pilot with over 4000 hours flying time in Fighters.  

Veteran of the Cuban crisis, Korean Publa crisis, and 142 combat mission during the Vietnam war.
His awards include the Air Force Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Silver and 5 Oak Leaf clusters. Following Vietnam his assignment included 4 years in the Pentagon as Chief of Flying operations for Air National Guard Flying Unit, Chief of Tactical Evaluations for American, Italian, and Turkish fighter units for NATO., ending a 30 year career with US CENTRAL COMMAND. 

Deploying and working with Arab countries in Cent Com’s   

Area of responsibility in the Persian Gulf and Horn of Africa: Fighter aircraft flown during his career include the  F-102, F-104, F106, F-4 Phantom, A-7 and F-16

 

 
 
 
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