New England Air Museum
Robert W. Heft

 

Recent Address:

6208 N.W. 85th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73132

Email:

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Family Information:

Parents: Waldo and Jessie; Siblings: Jack, Helen, Betty

Hometown:

Wichita, KS

Date Entered Service:

July 6, 1943

Service Number:

37532918 and A01907498

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

769th

Location of Unit:

Tinian

Missions Flown:

17

Hump Missions Flown:

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 737 - Flight Engineer - VHB

Rank Upon Discharge:

Master Sergeant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

February 8, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

AAF Reserve 2/46 to 9/46 as M/Sgt.; Air National Guard 9/46 to 9/50 as M/Sgt. Maintenance Chief; Active Duty 9/50 to 4/53 (Korean War) Major -- Aircraft Maintenance Officer in Air National Guard 4/53 to 11/66

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

1958 to date: Life Insurances Sales, General Agent,; Vice President of life insurance company; Estate Planning & Financial Planner.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Excellent experience and memories

Comments:

A synopsis of Robert Heft's military career is on file in the office of the 58th Bomb Wing Memorial office.

 


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