BALNIC, Ralph (Colonel)

Call No.: K239.0512-081 

IRIS NO.: 00903852 

IRIS Tape No.: 00903853 

Accessibility: OPEN 

Pages/Time: 10pp/0:21 

Class: U 

Date/Location: 21 August 1968/Unknown 

Interviewer: SSgt James F. Smith 

Source: Project CORONA HARVEST Collection 


(1966-1967) Oral history interview with Colonel Ralph Balnic, Chief of Maintenance of the 460th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing located at Tan Son Nhut Air Base. Topics include the general discussion of personnel training and acclimation, reconnaissance mission in support of the US Army in South Vietnam, maintenance facilities, foreign object damage astronomical, C-47 cylinder replacement and the lack of support from the USAF.