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Air Force Vet Michael Nesmith Was More Than Just a Monkee

December 18, 2021
From the Monkees Live Almanac website

From the website

Michael Nesmith might be best known as a member of ’60s rock sensation The Monkees, but he led an inventive and fascinating life outside of his time with the band. Let’s pay tribute to the Air Force veteran, who died at age 78 on Dec. 10, 2021.

Nesmith, born and raised in Dallas, Texas, dropped out of high school to join the Air Force in 1960. He spent his entire military career close to home, with basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio and aircraft mechanic training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls. He spent the rest of his career stationed at Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base in Oklahoma.

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