First, let me say that I am a retiree from the Air Force with 35 years on active duty and in the Reserves. When I joined the Air Force in 1955, I was sent to Lackland Air Force Base for basic training and then to tech school to become an aircraft mechanic.
The first thing I had to do after becoming a recruit was fill out a security form for a security clearance. All well and done! I was given a secret clearance to be able to work around aircraft carrying nuclear ordnance. I passed requirements and was issued a secret security clearance. About four years, later I applied for missile training and attended a school as a guidance techni ... continue reading »