Daniel B. Forster Sr.
Air Force
Sergeant
1971 – 1975
Vietnam

Airman Forster graduated at Sheppard AFB, TX. from U.S. Aircraft Mechanic course. He was trained to repair Air Force Jet Fighters and then assigned to McConnell AFB, KS. with a unit of the Tactical Air Command which supplies combat units for air support of US ground forces. In 1972 – 1973 he was stationed at Korat AFB in Thailand. He became a Crew Chief Mechanic of a F-105 fighter plane. He was part of the 23rd Tact. Fighter Wing the Flying Tigers 561st Tact. Fighter Squadron Wild Weasels. He also serviced other 1 and 2 engine fighter bombers which include F-4’s and A-7’s. The planes he serviced while being stationed there were used to fire missiles and draw out surface to air missiles and to take out sites, if possible.