I am trying to get information on my father.I have his discharge papers but I don't understand much of it.
To start with, my father was in the service from 1951-1954.He was a Sr Crypto Opr.I have records that indicate he enlisted in Fargo, North Dakota.He was at Lackland, AFB prior to Warren AFB. He was at FE Warren AFB, Wyoming at the Air Training Command training for clerk typist.He completed his course 6/51.Then I have him at Scott AFB, Illinois in a Crypto Tech course, he completed this course 9/51.I found a picture of him at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii in October 1951.I know he never was in Korea.
My mom found his eisenhower jacket, but it is missing everything.I am trying to get what should be on it and have it framed.The gentleman at the anitque store, where I found one of the Staff Sargeant patches, told me that with Dad being a Cryptologist that he might have worn either a communications pin or an intelligence pin on his jacket.Would you have any idea about that?
I am trying to find out what else should be on the jacket and anything I can learn about what he would have done.
I have the discharge papers, I just don't understand all of the abbreviations.
Most significant duty assignment:1974-3 AACS Det (MATS)