(USAF) Myron M. Everton, originally from Columbia, North Carolina served in the U.S. Air Force from 1949 until 1972. During World War II, Myron served in the U.S. Maritime Service. In 1949, he volunteered for the U.S. Air Force in which he trained in B-25s, B-29s, served as a flight instructor, a professor of Air Sciences in the University of Cincinnati Air Force ROTC program, obtained a MA in Education, School Administration, and served in Panama as Assistant Training Officer. In 1967, Myron was sent to Mactan AB, Philippines, as a C-130 Aircraft Commander in the 774th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 463rd Tactical Airlift Wing. He flew his missions in Vietnam out of Than Son Nhut AB, Saigon, and served there as Aircraft Commander, Forward Airlift Operations Officer, and Operations Liason with the 834th Air Division. In Vietnam, he successfully completed 392 combat missions. Myron retired from the USAF in 1972 as a Lieutenant Colonel. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Interview with Myron Everton, 31 October 2002, Myron Everton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 7 Mar. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0233>.
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OH0233, Myron Everton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University