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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

KIMBERLY GALLOWAY ORAL HISTORY

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BIOABSTRACT

Kimberly Galloway [b. 1956] of Ashland, Oregon, served as a Morse systems operator in the United States Air Force Security Service from 1974 to 1979.


BIOGRAPHY

Kimberly Galloway was born in Urbana, Ohio in 1956. She joined the United States Air Force after graduation from high school in 1974.

Galloway received her basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Galloway, a general recruit, was then assigned to be a Morse systems operator for the security service after aptitudinal testing. She was subsequently stationed at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, for technical training. Upon graduation, she was stationed at Misawa Air Force Base, Japan: where she remotely tracked soviet-bomber movements. In 1977, she was reassigned to Iraklion Air Station on the island of Crete, Greece. While stationed in Greece she met, and married, her current husband Paul Galloway. Galloway was later stationed at McGuire Air Force Base for a short time prior to her discharge. In 1979 Galloway was honorably discharged from the air force as a technical sergeant.


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Oral history interview with Kimberly Galloway, 2008
Item # WV0442.5.001
From the Kimberly Galloway Oral History