Bamberg County Fire Coordinator retires from Air Force Reserve | Local
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BAMBERG – After 33 years of military service, Bamberg County Fire Coordinator Paul H. Eubanks has retired from the United States Air Force Reserve. NCO, Eubanks retired with the rank of Technical Sergeant after his last posting to the 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in Charleston.
“Paul Eubanks is a phenomenal leader and a great representative of Bamberg County at the highest level, building a reputation for skill and character wherever he serves,” said Bamberg County Administrator Joey Preston. “As a correctional officer, volunteer firefighter, professional soldier and Boy Scout leader, Paul has made an impact on the lives of thousands of people. His dedication to public service exemplifies the best of Bamberg County.”
Eubanks’ military service began in October 1988 when he enlisted in the United States Air Force Reserve and underwent basic training at Lackland Air Force Base and training for apprentice in aircraft maintenance at Shepard Air Force Base in April 1989. Returning home as a member of the Reserve Forces, he enrolled in college under the GI Bill. After its first year, it was activated for operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Upon release from active service, he returned to Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College to complete his studies. It was activated again after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, for two years in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.