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Author Topic: Where did the Cal Techs come from...  (Read 27818 times)

Offline spanishfly25

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #30 on: 03-23-2012 -- 17:23:44 »
Class of 81 Lowry AFB.
In my job, (Pharmauceticals) I am the only one with formal Metrology school, most of my co-workers are train in the field (OJT) or by the manufacture of the instruments.

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #31 on: 04-01-2012 -- 14:36:47 »
Lowry in 1986 for advanced phy/dim as a civilian, not civil service
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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #32 on: 04-02-2012 -- 19:31:33 »
1975-US NAVY-NAS NORTH ISLAND-PHYS D AND ELECTRICAL / ELECTRONIC

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #33 on: 04-03-2012 -- 18:30:53 »
Lowry '86 then Minot
Virtue is more to man than either water or fire.   I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.   - Confucius

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #34 on: 04-10-2012 -- 19:53:26 »
Lowry AFB, '72-'73

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #35 on: 04-11-2012 -- 03:08:08 »
Lowry AFB, 1961. (Just one old soul.)

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #36 on: 04-11-2012 -- 15:55:18 »
Lowry AFB, 1961. (Just one old soul.)
Wow I bet the base was new back then???

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #37 on: 04-12-2012 -- 16:34:40 »
TMDE KEESLER AFB 98-99

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #38 on: 04-13-2012 -- 19:03:50 »
Lowry AFB, 1961. (Just one old soul.)
Wow I bet the base was new back then???
From wikipedia: "Lowry Air Force Base (19381994) is a former United States Air Force base located in the cities of Aurora and Denver, Colorado. Its primary mission throughout its existence was Air Force technical training and was heavily involved with the training of United States Army Air Forces bomber crews during World War II. It was also the home of the United States Air Force Academy from 1954 to 1958, until the Academy's permanent site in Colorado Springs was completed."

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #39 on: 08-07-2013 -- 21:48:07 »
Lowry AFB, 1961. (Just one old soul.)
Wow I bet the base was new back then???

No, still old at that time. We did stay in brick barracks on Lowry 1.

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #40 on: 08-08-2013 -- 12:48:22 »
U.S. Navy 1977-1985 (active), 1985-1987 (reserves).  Lowry 1983.
"I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind."
Lord Kelvin (1824-1907)
from lecture to the Institute of Civil Engineers, 3 May 1883

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #41 on: 08-08-2013 -- 18:13:48 »
Lowry, Class of 85
Like Spanishfly, I work in Pharma now..only one with formal training...all the "techs" are mechanics learning OJT.

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #42 on: 08-08-2013 -- 19:56:29 »
Lowry, Class of 86

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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #43 on: 08-08-2013 -- 22:51:09 »
U.S. Navy (1987 Jan-Apr) Norfolk,VA  Navy Metrology school and Lowry AFB for 4 weeks(Dec91-Jan 92) to attend the USAF microwave calibration school and go skiing....woot!   

Total Navy time - (Dec 85- Oct 94) with stints at NAS Whidbey Island ;  Kadena AFB- Okinawa Japan; NAS Miramar, CA (TOP GUN).
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Re: Where did the Cal Techs come from...
« Reply #44 on: 08-09-2013 -- 10:18:10 »
MCLB Albany, GA 96
Yes is was just as awesome as you might imagine....
Jason
"Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet." -General James Mattis

 

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