Point Pleasant Borough High School 1986.
USAF 1986 Lackland Basic Training
First base 1987-1990 Hahn AB West Germany F-16 Fighting Falcons 50th TFW
TDY Missions in Turkey (Incirlik AB) and Spain (Zaragosa AB)
College Extension courses Univ. Maryland and Univ Southern Ill.
Special Duty Assignment 1990-1992 Tonopah Test Range F-117A Stealth fighter
F-117A 150 hour phase inspection dock.
Nellis AFB NCO Leadership School.
Served Desert Storm 1990-1991 “Team Stealth”
Returned to TTR May 1991- Jul 1992 Supported transit aircraft to TTR Key Air, ATA, Ross, Det3, EG&G.
Honorable Discharge USAF 1992 SSGT E-5.
Worked for LORAL LTTS back at TTR 1993-1996 Aircraft Maintenance Specialist.
Supported TTR for IFE diversions, daily operations of Ross DC-9 and EG&G 737-200.
Ross converted to DHV-7 late 1995.
Supported test missions for VX-9, Det -3, and other groups using TTR.
Hired by EG&G Special projects 1996. Worked as A&P mechanic 737-200.
Hired by SWA Aug 1996- present A&P Mechanic.
Also perform duties as Inspector and Engine Run/Taxi Instructor Las Vegas Line.
F-16A/B/C/D, F-117A, F-4 Phantom, F-15 Eagle, A-10 Warthog, F-104 Starfighter,
F-2 Mirage, GR-1 Tornado, T-38 Talon, HH-60 Pavehawk, AV-8 Harrier, F-14
Tomcat, F-18 Hornet, E-2C Hawkeye, EA-6B Prowler, C-23, C-141, C-130, C-12A,
B-737-200 737-300 737-500 737-700, DC-9, DHV-7 727-100, 727-200
1989 Incirlik Turkey AB Flew F-16D 84-1331 for 1.9 hours. Pulled 9.2 G’s and
flew faster than Mach 1!!
1991 King Kahlid Air Base. Desert Storm
During Operation Desert Storm in 1991, F-117A's flew approximately 1,300 sorties and scored direct hits on 1,600 high-value targets in Iraq. One note: the Mission Capable Rate was maintained above 90% for the duration of the war. No aircraft were lost or hit.
Southwest Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Technician Las Vegas, NV. McCarran Airport. Over 7 million passengers from point a to b under my signature of responsibility and counting…