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Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Command Chief Master Sergeant William D. Forbus

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By Charles Keller, July 24, 2018
1. Command Chief Master Sergeant William D. Forbus Marker
Inscription.  CCMSgt Bill Forbus, USAF (Retired) was stationed at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base from 1990-1992. Chief Forbus served as the Personnel Superintendent, 354th Combat Support Group, and later became Executive Officer to the Commander of the 354th Combat Support Group.

Chief Forbus retired from the Air Force in 1994 after 27 years of distinguished service. During his military career he worked in administration, information management, and intelligence. Notable assignments include the US Defense Attaché Office (USDAO) American Embassy in Bonn, Germany followed by USDAO American Embassy in Canberra, AUstralia. After his Myrtle Beach assignment Chief fourbus was selected as selected as Wing Senior Enlisted Advisor (Command Chief) 51st Fighter Wing, Osan AB, Korea. He then retired from Shaw AFB, SC having served as the Superintendent of Administration, 20th Combat Support Group.

Chief Forbus is a graduate of Airman Leadership School, the NCO Academy, and the US Air Force Senior NCO Academy. He also has an Associate Degree in Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree (summa cum laude) in Resources Management.

Post USAF retirement, Chief Forbus was employed as a Production Supervisor and finally as a Personnel Specialist with AVX Corporation for seven years. He then accepted the position as Aerospace Science Instructor in the AFJROTC program at Socastee High School. Under his leadership, the Unit won the Distinguished Unit Award (3 with merit) all 12 years of his tenure. Chief Forbus retired from Horry County Schools in June 2014.
Location. 33° 40.229′ N, 78° 56.691′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Farrow Parkway and Forbus Court, on the right when traveling east on Farrow Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Robert H. Reed (approx. ¼ mile away); Chief Master Sergeant Gary J. Moser (approx. ¼ mile away); Colonel Thomas C. “Buddy” Styers (approx. ¼ mile away); Law Center (approx. ¼ mile away); Airman Dining Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brigadier General James Howell Howard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dormitory Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lieutenant William Glover Farrow (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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