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Louis C. Calvanese

Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force

Years of Service:  1954 - 1959 

Final Rank: Staff Sergeant


Tours of Duty

  • Sampson AFB - New York - Basic Training

  • Scott AFB - Illinois - Radio School

  • France - Bordeaux, Chateroux, Vierzon & Orleans


Warfare Specialization

Radio Mechanic - Microwave


Significant Experiences

  • After Radio School shipped out to France.  The 7th Radio Relay Squad was building 29 Microwave sites.  I was able to work on a number of them and spent the last two years as N.C.O.I.C. of Flight A which consisted of 6 Microwave sites from Orleans to Chateroux, France.  These were off base manned sites.  Had a great time.