george bishop: avionics technician

HOMETOWN: Dade City, Florida

George was born in Hinton, West Virginia, and enlisted in the USAF in September of 1963.  After Basic Training, George attended Avionics Instrumentation technical training at Chanute, Illinois. His assignments included Barksdale AFB Louisiana, Anderson AFB Guam, Kadena, Japan, Udorn Thailand, Nha Trang, Pleiku, and Bien Hoa in Vietnam. George Maintained  B-52, KC-135, C-123, C-46, C-97, 0-1, 0B-20, F-104, A-1 Scyraider aircraft.  He was a volunteer for Vietnam Duty, and his decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, Vietnam Campaign Medal. Vietnam Service- 1966-1967.George is currently the  Treasurer, VVA Chapter 887 (2006-2008).