rhett webber: chief master sergeant, us air force

This month’s “Featured Vet” is retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt Rhett Webber. Rhett was born and raised in Knoxville, Maryland and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1960.  He joined the United States Air Force shortly out of high school and served just over thirty (30) years active duty.  In 1965 he volunteered for Vietnam and in 1966 was assigned to Phan Rang AB RVN. He retired at Kunsan AB, ROK, in 1990, and relocated to Angeles City, Philippines and in 1991 relocated again, due to the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, moving north to Poro Point, San Fernando, La Union. Commander Webber returned to work in 1994 in the civilian arena and worked as a Senior Instructor for the Saudi Arabian Air Traffic Control Academy; then returned to the States, as a ATC Systems Administrator for the 21st Special Tactics Squadron ATC Simulator Pope AFB, North Carolina; Two years later he transfered to Hurlburt AFB, Florida as a Senior Functional Analyst for the Command & Control Warrior School (C2WS) and in 1999 returned overseas to Osan AB, Republic of Korea, as an Operations Supervisor and Quality Control Manager for the KTRAC Weapons and Bombing Ranges at Koon-ni and Pilsung Ranges, Republic of Korea. Rhett has served on the board of directors for VVA 887.