Fred Cook (Civilian)

Gender: Male
Hometown: Hillsboro, Wisconsin
Military Status: Veteran
About Me:
Married a Nebraska gal back in '58 and liberated her to Wisconsin. In return, she gave me three sons and three daughters plus a whole array of grandchildren (11 with 2 more by mid summer 2000).

June 1955 - September 1955: Basic Training Flight 564 (3706 BMTS) Lackland AFB San Antonio TX
September 1955 - January 1956: Tech School 3341st Student Sqdrn. Amarillo AFB TX
January 1956 - February 1959: 98th Field Maintenance Sqdn. Lincoln AFB NE
December 1957 - March 1958: 90-Day TDY Ernest Harmon AFB Stephenville Newfoundland
After service, I worked 31 years as an engineering specialist with WisDOT retiring in '94. Presently member of the AFA; SAC Association & 98th Bomb Group Veterans Association.
Volunteer Tour Guide at our Wisconsin Veterans Museum (Madison) I'm also writing up a history brief of Lincoln AFB both during the WWII era AND cold war era of 1953-66 when the base closed for good.

Fred's Assignment History

Lincoln AFB
Unit: 98th Field Maintenance Sqdn - Aero Repair
1956 1959
Harmon AFB Newfoundland
Unit: 98th Air Refueling Squadron TDY
1957 1958

Fred's Salutes

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Tamie Towers
Tamie Towers said on 02/19/2012 at 05:59 am
I'll Go (A Soldiers Oath) - I would like to share with you, a music video dedicated to all soldiers called - I'll Go (A Soldiers Oath) - by Kelly's Lot - It is a tribute to all veterans, and is well worth watching - Here's the link: (this is not a download, simply a link to a YouTube video) - http://youtu.be/c5p1Qiqggao - Or you can copy & paste (or type) the following link into your address bar: http://youtu.be/c5p1Qiqggao - To each and every veteran - Thank You - I salute you - Tamie L. Towers - Patriot - Tamiesbox@roadrunner.com - P.S. My dear friend Kelly Zirbes of Kelly's Lot wrote and performed this song and has given permission for the video to be shared and/or embedded anywhere.

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