Aklan, John, CW3

Aviation (Officer)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 3
Current/Last Service Branch
Aviation
Current/Last Primary MOS
153D-UH-60 Pilot
Current/Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
2015-Present, 153D, 8th Army, Korea (EUSA)
Previously Held MOS
91B-Medical Specialist
68W-Health Care Specialist (Combat Medic)
153A-Rotary Wing Aviator
Service Years
1991 - 2016
Foreign Language(s)
German
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cold War Certificate
Order of the Spur

Aviation

Chief Warrant Officer 3



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

Schutzenschnur Bronze 82nd Airbone Division 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment 12th Combat Aviation Brigade

3rd Infantry Division 4th Infantry Division 44th Medical Command


 Unofficial Badges 

Sikorsky Winged S Rescue Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
Dustoff AssociationVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)US Army Warrant Officers AssociationAmerican Legion
  2004, Dustoff Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2006, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2006, US Army Warrant Officers Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

Call me when you think the aircraft is fixed and I will go fly it and find out. 


   
Other Comments:

1992-2005 Medic

2006-2013 Medevac Pilot

2011-2012: UH-60 Maintenance Test Pilot

2012 - 2015: 3rd CAB, 3rd ID, Savannah, GA. Maintenance Test Pilot

2015-Present: 2-2 AHB, 2nd ID, (USFK Flt Det), K16 Airbase, South Korea. Test Pilot

 
   

 Remembrance Profiles -  1 Soldier Remembered

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Medical 1st Award
Aviator Badge (Senior)

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  2006, Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS) (Fort Rucker, AL)
  2007, Aviation Warrant Officer Basic Course (Fort Rucker, AL), C
 Unit Assignments
Military Police UnitsHQ, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)/7th Medical Command85th Medical Evacuation Battalion/54th Medical Company (AA)HQ, 7th Army/7th Army Combined Arms Training Center (Staff)
44th Medical Command/57th Medical Company (Air Ambulance)4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment/B CompanyInitial Entry Rotary Wing Training Course (IERW)
12th Aviation Brigade3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division8th Army, Korea (EUSA)
  1993-1994, 91B, 554th Military Police Company
  1994-1996, 91B, HQ, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)/7th Medical Command
  1996-1998, 91B, 85th Medical Evacuation Battalion/54th Medical Company (AA)
  1998-2001, 91B, 7th Army Combined Arms Training Center (Staff)/7th Army Training Command (Cadre)
  2002-2005, 68W, 44th Medical Command/57th Medical Company (Air Ambulance)
  2003-2004, 91B, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division
  2006-2007, 153A, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment/B Company
  2006-2007, Initial Entry Rotary Wing Training Course (IERW)
  2007-2010, 153D, 12th Aviation Brigade
  2012-Present, 153D, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division
  2015-Present, 153D, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
  2015-Present, 153D, 8th Army, Korea (EUSA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1992-1992 Training Exercise - Intrinsic Action I
  1998-1998 Operation Desert Thunder (Iraq)
  2004-2004 Camp Warhorse Baquba, Iraq
  2004-2009 FOB Broomhead, Tikrit, Iraq
  2004-2009 Camp Warhorse, Baqubah, Iraq (FOB)
  2009-2010 OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation III (2009-11)
  2012-2013 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
 Colleges Attended 
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  2008-Present, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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