Joe Sutila


Joe and Pat Sutila


2002 Reunion


2012 Reunion






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.

Hobbies:  Golf/ Hunting/ Fishing.