Air Force Badge
  • Name: Gerald Henry Harling
  • Location of Birth: New London, Connecticut
  • Date of Birth: October 11, 1937
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  • Parents: Ralph and Elsie Harling
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  • Highest Rank: A1C (Airman 1st Class)
  • Branch: Air Force
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  • Date Sworn In: January 20, 1956
  • Place Sworn In: Worchester, Massachusetts
  • Date of Discharge: April 19, 1960
  • Place of Discharge: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    January, 1956 February, 1956 Basic training at Samson Air Force Base, New York
    February, 1956 January, 1957 Basic Training & Radar School at Biloxi, Mississippi
    January, 1957 April, 1960 Radar Maintenance Technician at 707th ACW, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Military Awards:
    Airman of the Month - June, 1959

  • Military Highlights:
    In 1958, our base softball team won the district championship. From there, we went to Michigan for the regionals. We lost the final game 4-3. If we had won, we would have gone to the all Air Force tournament in Florida.
    I enjoyed making friends with many guys from many different states.

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