Elmer G. Hughes
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  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • United States
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I am a...
VFW Member, VFW Life Member, Past Military Service
What Post do you belong to or are you a Member-at-Large?
Post #9100
When did you join the VFW or Auxiliary?
Military Service History
1939 Army Air Corps - Buck Private
Active duty WWII andKorean Conflict - T/Sgt.
Active Reserve Duty - Vietnam - Major
USAFR Retired - 1976
I had several different job assignments: Aircraft Armorer, bombardier, bombsight maintenance technician, Special Services NCO, Special Services Officer, Public Information Officer, Air Force Historian, Wing Personnel Staff Officer and Disaster Preparedness Officer. My best performance was as a Base Special Services Officer.
Tell us about yourself
My wife and I have been married for 64 years. We have three wonderful sons. Our oldest is retired from the US Army in grade of Major. I had a brief career as Owner/Broker of The Hughes Agency. a real estate and Insurance Company. I enjoy working with and associating with my comrades in the VFW and American Legion. I have a deep and abiding respect for military service. I have been moderatyely active in politics for 60 years. I am a common sense conservative and a one word American.
Interests and hobbies
Philately, numismatics, die-cast cars, books and movies. While young and strong enough my wife and I enjoyed traveling, both home and abroad.
Memberships in other organizations
I was a 32nd degree mason for 50 years, but had to resign in 2008 because in my opimion that organization has lost its way.
Reserve Officers Association -Life member
Military Officers Association of America - Life mem.
American Legion - PUFL

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