Schmehil, James G (Interview outline), 2015

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Schmehil, James G (Interview outline), 2015

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Salinas, Jacob (Interviewer)

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James Schmehil was born on February 25, 1963 in Virginia. He enlisted in the Air Force in October 1981. From 1982 to 1984 he served with a Titan II nuclear missile crew, and from 1983 to 1984 he studied at the Air Force Academy Prep School. In 1984 he attended the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and graduated in 1988 with the rank of lieutenant. He received pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, and served as an instructor there from 1989 to 1992 and at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. In 1995 he was assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, where he flew C-130s, and from October 1996 to January 1997 he flew C-130s out of Saudi Arabia. In 1997 he served at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, teaching pilots how to be instructors and in 2000 began working on the T-6 Texan II trainer. From 2002 to 2003 he had a remote assignment to Honduras. Upon returning to the United States he continued working with the T-6 Texan II until his retirement in 2005.

Date

2015-05-25

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Grand Valley State University Libraries, Allendale, Michigan

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Veterans History Project (U.S.)

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RHC-27_SchmehilJ1822V

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Schmehil, James G. Jr., “Schmehil, James G (Interview outline), 2015,” Digital Collections, accessed May 24, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/40729.
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