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Fred T Batson

Born August 23, 1946, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Gender Male
Parents John E. Batson and Marian E. Batson (Shellenbarger)
Schools Attended

Wayzata HS

University of Minnesota

Branch of Service Air Force
Additional Identifiers Non-commissioned Officer
Service Timeframe 1964 - 1968
War/Conflict Vietnam War 1964-1975
Principal Units and Locations

K.I. Sawyer AFB (SAC) - Michigan

Korat Airbase (TAC) - Thailand

Blytheville AFB (SAC) - Arkansas

Military Awards and Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation, Air Force Outstanding Unit award (2), Vietnam Service Ribbon (3 service stars)


Fred served as a Security Policeman during his Air Force enlistment. While in SAC, he worked primarily with B-52 bomber and KC-135 tanker aircraft. While assigned in Thailand during Sept. 1966 - Sept. 1967 he worked primarily with F-105 fighter-bombers.