Joe and Pat Sutila
Birthdate and place: 12/05/1938 New Haven, CT. Hometown: Hamden, CT.
University graduated from: Univ. of Connecticut "Huskies" 1961 BA Geology &
Date entered active duty:14 Nov. 1961
Source of Commission: ROTC - Univ. of Conn.
Duty assignments prior to pilot training:none
Duty assignments after pilot training: F-102 checkout 1963 Perrin AFB,Texas//325th FIS, Truax Field, Wisc. 1963-1965; 509th and 64th FIS, Clark AB, Phillipines1965-1967.
Date departed active service:16 Aug. 1967
Highest rank attained: Captain.
Awards and decorations: DFC; Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf clusters.
Civilian companies worked for: Northwest Airlines - all flight positions on B-727 and DC-10 aircraft.
Wives, children and Grandchildren: Helen 1961-1976 Son Craig/Daughter Donna
Craig has given me my granddaughter, Tesla and Donna has given me 3 grandson -Tyler, Mitchell and Alex.
Wife- Pat 1982-present.
Organizations: Airline Pilots Assn. Council # 1 and MEC Scheduling Committee
Chairman; Life Member, Pheasants Forever.