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Name (Last, First Middle)Brenci, Robert L.
Branch at time of eventUSAF
RankLieutenant Colonel
SquadronCS 02
Home TownWest Roxbury
Home StateMA
High SchoolBoston Latin School, Boston, MA.
High School ActivitiesFootball, Track
Post High SchoolNone
Academy ExperiencesFootball, Track, Ski Club, Comm's List (2)
Academic Degree MajorBS-Unspecified '63 MS-Sys Mgt-USC '69 SOS Corres '70 ICAF Corres '76 AirCSC Res/Corres '77 AirWC Res '83
Active Duty AssignmentsPlt Tng, Craig AFB, AL; Plt, 346th TacAlftSq, Dyess AFB,TX, AcftCmdr, 50TacAlftSq, CCK AB,TW, FltExmr,6593TestSq,Hickam AB, HI,CH Recivery AcftSptBranch,AFSatCF, SAMSO, LosANgles AFStn, CA, AsstProfAerospStu, ChROTC,Det880,VMI, VA, InstPlt/OpsOff/Cmdr/8th SpecOpsSq Hurlburt AFB,FL,DptyAsstDir SpecOpns, HqUSAF(XOXP),V-WgCmdr, 1st SpecOpsWg, Hurlburt AFB FL.
Civilian PositionsPlt/Capt Southern Air Transport, Miami, FL.Capt Lynden AirCargo, Anchorage, AK
Award Year1982
Award Summary InformationNominated for the Jabara Award in 1972 for his efforts in aerial recovery of parachute suspended capsules ejected from satellites. He received the Jabara Award for is singluar efforts in the Iranian Hostgae Rescue attempt as the lead C-130 aircraft commander and his innovative approach and planning of the mission.
Involved Crew MembersNo other crew members listed
Burial Site/DateN/A
Aeronautical Speciality RatingCmd Plt
Notable Military and Civilian Decorations & AwardsLM(2),DFC,DMSM,MSM(2),AM(3)AFAM,AFCM
CommentsRetired Colonel (O-^) 10/31/1986
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