4th ESTECO Aerospace & Defense Technology Days

Richard B. Bushong

Colonel (retired)

United States Air Force

Colonel Richard B. Bushong retired from the US Air Force in 1974, after 32 years of service. He flew combat in WW2 and Vietnam, and flew a total of 43 different types of military aircraft. During WW2, he completed 28 missions in ETO as a B-17 pilot in the 390th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. In his retirement, Richard has served on the Board of Directors and as a docent for the 390th Memorial Museum.