Bonacorda, John, CW2

Ordnance (Officer)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Current/Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Current/Last Primary MOS
631A-Automotive Maintenance Technician
Current/Last MOS Group
Ordnance (Officer)
Primary Unit
1984-1985, 631A, 556th Maintenance Company
Previously Held MOS
63C10-Wheeled and Track Vehicle Mechanic
67N10-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
67T10-CH-37 Helicopter Repairman
67U10-Medium Helicopter Repairer
Service Years
1965 - 1985
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Chief Warrant Officer 2

Four Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

Army Recruiter US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Honorable Order of Saint Barbara

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Flint Hills ChapterPost 8773, Wm. L. Talbott PostPost 45Chapter 780
Pup Tent KS006US Army Warrant Officers AssociationLife MemberUnited States Field Artillery Association
  1986, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Flint Hills Chapter (Member) (Junction City, Kansas) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1996, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 8773, Wm. L. Talbott Post (National President) (Junction City, Kansas) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1997, American Legion, Post 45 (Member) (Junction City, Kansas) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1997, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 780 (Member) (Junction City , Kansas) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2001, Military Order of the Cootie, Pup Tent KS006 (Paymaster) (Junction City , Kansas) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2008, US Army Warrant Officers Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Life Member (Life Member) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2009, United States Field Artillery Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator Badge (Basic)
Parachutist (Basic)

 National Guard Awards

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1965, 1st Battalion, 3rd Training Regiment (Fort Dix, NJ), H/1
  1965, 2nd Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Knox, KY), D
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry 162nd Aviation Company (AHC)145th Aviation Battalion
782nd Maintenance Battalion1st Battalion, 325th Infantry82nd Airborne DivisionXVIII Airborne Corps (18th Corps)
189th Ordnance Battalion19th Aviation BattalionNCO Academy (Cadre) Fort Richardson, AK1st Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery
U.S. ArmySyracuse Recruiting Battalion7th Army Combined Arms Training Center (Staff), HQ, 7th Army24th Infantry Division
1st Battalion, 22nd Field Artillery 3rd Battalion, 19th Field Artillery 3rd Battalion, 36th Infantry Ordnance Units
  1965-1965, 63C10, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1966-1966, 67N10, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry
  1967-1967, 67N10, 162nd Aviation Company (AHC)
  1967-1967, 145th Aviation Battalion
  1968-1968, 67N10, HHC, 782nd Maintenance Battalion
  1968-1968, 67N10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 325th Infantry
  1968-1969, 67N10, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
  1969-1969, 67T10, XVIII Airborne Corps (18th Corps)
  1969-1969, 517th Transportation Company, 189th Ordnance Battalion
  1969-1972, 67N10, 19th Aviation Battalion
  1971-1971, 67U10, NCO Academy (Cadre) Fort Richardson, AK
  1972-1973, 63C10, 1st Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery
  1974-1974, 00R, Army Recruiting Course
  1974-1975, 00R, Buffalo Recruiting Company, Syracuse Recruiting Battalion
  1976-1979, 63C10, 7th Army Training Command (Cadre), 7th Army Combined Arms Training Center (Staff)
  1978-1979, 24th Infantry Division
  1979-1980, 631A, HHB, 1st Battalion, 22nd Field Artillery
  1981-1982, 631A, HHB, 3rd Battalion, 19th Field Artillery
  1981-1984, 631A, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 36th Infantry
  1984-1985, 631A, 556th Maintenance Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Junction City
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation MacArthur/Battle of Dak To
 Colleges Attended 
Central Texas CollegeCity Colleges of ChicagoKansas State University
  1966-1984, Central Texas College
  1978-1984, City Colleges of Chicago
  1986-2010, Kansas State University
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