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114th Fighter Wing pilots attain 3,000 flight hours
Col. Gregory Lair, 114th Operations Group commander and Lt. Col Eric Knutson, 114th Fighter Wing chief of safety, reached a milestone by netting 3,000 career flight hours during a training sortie at Joe Foss Field, March 11, 2015.
DC Air Guard reaches historic milestone of 5,000 alert calls
The 113th Wing’s Aerospace Control Alert (ACA) Detachment reached a milestone of responding to 5,000 alert events, a historic first in the nation, March 21.
First production QF-16 arrives at Tyndall
The first Air Force Lot 1 production QF-16 #QF-007 touched down March 11, 2015.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Mar 29, 2015
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 94
write-off: 568
preserved: 133
stored: 635
instructional: 102
on order: 76
active: 2972
Changes '14/'15:
Fleet adds: 30
Fleet drop: 70
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Today in F-16 history
29 Mar 2004
Belgian AF F-16s provide air defense in Lithuania, as part of NATO's commitment to defend its new (former WarPac) members.
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Quote of the Day
You have to be lucky enough to learn from other people's experiences, experienced enough to be able to avoid experience-generating encounters, and lucky enough to survive the situations from which experience is derived.
-- Unknown
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Dutch MiG Killer
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F-16A Block 20 MLU
In 1999, Maj. Peter Tankink scored the first post-WWII kill for the Royal Netherlands Air Force, shooting down a Yugoslav MiG-29 with an AIM-120A Amraam. A silhouette of a Fulcrum was painted just below the canopy rail.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Limdu"

One of those pilots who didn't do too much around the squadron. Last name was Litto. LIMDU is a common abbreviation for the term "Limited Duty." Just a perfect fit for this gentleman.
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Latest Viper Drivers to reach 1K - 6K flying hours:
6,000 Hours 6,000 Hrs
2008-05-02

  Lt.Col. Mike "Brillo" Brill

| 466 FS | 421 FS  
5,000 Hours 5,000 Hrs
2014-01-04

  Lt.Col. Robert "T. Rex" Carpenter , Jr

| 162 FW | 148 FS | 1 sqn  
4,000 Hours 4,000 Hrs
2015-01-09
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2015-03-03
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2014-10-01
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2014-11-12

  Maj. Keith Brown

177 FW  
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 Maj. Arthur Shields

 (added: 20 Jun 2010)
512 FS | 512 FS

 MSgt. Martin McGuire

 (added: 5 Apr 2007)
61 FS | 313 TFS | 10 TFS | 61 FS | Air Demonstration Squadron | 81 FS | F-117 | F-117 | 35 FS | 522 FS

 Chief.Adj. Pierre Schaffrath

 (added: 7 Dec 2007)
349 sqn | OCU | 350 sqn | 349 sqn

 TSgt. Frank King

 (added: 13 Mar 2015)
17 FS | 36 FS | 40 FLTS | 85 TES | 39 FLTS

 TSgt. Lucas Waterfield

 (added: 26 Jun 2007)
21 FS | 36 FS | 354 FW | F-117 | F-22 | F-15E | 36 FS | 457 FS
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