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Timothy A. Wirkus Collection

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Timothy A. Wirkus Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Timothy A. Wirkus
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
MI
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1966-1970
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
34th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 388th Tactical Fighter Group; 449th Bomb Group; 3rd Bomb Group
Location of Service
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas; Lowry AFB, Colorado; McConnell AFB, Kansas; Travis AFB, California; Vietnam; Korat Air Base, Thailand; Philippines; Kincheloe AFB, Michigan; Anderson AFB, Guam (Mariana Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Rolling Thunder
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran repaired the weapons systems on F4C, F105, and B52 aircraft.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Daniel Brightwell
Contributor:
Daniel Brightwell
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Southfield Veterans Commission
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/57565
Subjects:
Wirkus, Timothy A.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Timothy A. Wirkus Collection
(AFC/2001/001/57565), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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