Joseph M. Beseda

Recent Address: 3913 Rockledge, Austin, TX 78731
E-mail Address: bese8@aol.com
Family Info: Wife: Doris Beseda, Children: David, Betty
Hometown: Calswell, TX
Date Entered Service: August, 1941
Service Number: FV659514
Bomb Group: 40th; 5th AF, 90th Group, 43rd
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Targets: Japan - flew first combat mission with 90th and then went to 43rd. Went to 40th in Nov. 1943.
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Service Schools: Ryan School of Aeronautics August 1941; Bombardier Training Nov 1941; Air Command & Staff 1952
MOS: Group & Wing Bombardier, Security & Law Enforcement - ORI Team
Rank Upon Discharge: Lt. Col.
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Post WWII Service: Training Command; HQ PACAF - served in Korea and Viet Nam
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Comments: Mr. Beseda passed away June 3, 2001 and is buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, TX.

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