18th Fighter Wing Association
Korean War Veterans - Pacific Guardians
Updated March 2017
 12th Fighter Bomber Squadron  /  18th Fighter Bomber Wing
Korean War Veteran  /  US Air Force
Frank N. Snow Sr. was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on 25 July 1931.  After completing high school in Raleigh, North Carolina he enlisted in the Air Force on 23 July 1951. After completing basic training he attended Aircraft & Engine Mechanic School at Sheppard AFB Texas, September 1951 - March 1952 and Aircraft Hydraulic Mechanic School at Chanute AFB Illinois, March - June 1952. Frank served in South Korea from July 1952 - July 1953.  He was attached to the 18th Fighter Bomber Wing, 12th Fighter Bomber Squadron under the 5th Air Force. His unit's mascot was the "Foxy Few". His first assignment was at K-46, Hoengsong, South Korea where he was crew chief on a P51 Mustang. His air plane was in service and flew more hours than any other plane in the three squadrons. He was there about six months. He was then reassigned to K-55, Osan-ni AB, South Korea. There he was an aircraft hydraulic technician on the F86 Sabre jets, which replaced the P51's. Frank returned to the US in July 1953 to MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida.  He was assigned to the 306th Field Maintenance Squadron, 306th Bombardment Wing until 22 July 1955 when he was honourably discharged. After leaving the service Frank married the former Margaret Ann Howard in November 1956, and has three children and five grandchildren. He worked for General Electric Company for over 25 years and retired in Lutz, Florida in 1988. He was very active in civic organizations including; KWVA Lt. Baldomero Lopez, MOH, Chapter 175 Tampa, Florida, Lutz Volunteer Fire Department, and Boy Scouts of America.  

A1C FRANKLIN N. SNOW SR.

 

July 25, 1931 – March 29, 2005
Updated December 2017
18th Fighter Wing Association
Korean War Veterans - Pacific Guardians
 12th Fighter Bomber Squadron  /  18th Fighter Bomber Wing

A1C FRANKLIN N. SNOW SR.

 

Korean War Veteran  /  US Air Force
Frank N. Snow Sr. was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on 25 July 1931.  After completing high school in Raleigh, North Carolina he enlisted in the Air Force on 23 July 1951. After completing basic training he attended Aircraft & Engine Mechanic School at Sheppard AFB Texas, September 1951 - March 1952 and Aircraft Hydraulic Mechanic School at Chanute AFB Illinois, March - June 1952. Frank served in South Korea from July 1952 - July 1953.  He was attached to the 18th Fighter Bomber Wing, 12th Fighter Bomber Squadron under the 5th Air Force. His unit's mascot was the "Foxy Few". His first assignment was at K-46, Hoengsong, South Korea where he was crew chief on a P51 Mustang. His air plane was in service and flew more hours than any other plane in the three squadrons. He was there about six months. He was then reassigned to K-55, Osan-ni AB, South Korea.  There he was an aircraft hydraulic technician on the F86 Sabre jets, which replaced the P51's. Frank returned to the US in July 1953 to MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida.  He was assigned to the 306th Field Maintenance Squadron, 306th Bombardment Wing until 22 Jul 1955 when he was honourably discharged. After leaving the service Frank married the former Margaret Ann Howard in November 1956, and has three children and five grandchildren. He worked for General Electric Company for over 25 years and retired in Lutz, Florida in 1988. He was very active in civic organizations including; KWVA Lt. Baldomero Lopez, MOH, Chapter 175 Tampa, Florida, Lutz Volunteer Fire Department, and Boy Scouts of America.  
July 25, 1931 – March 29, 2005