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 CMSgt. Ken Rattray (Ret.)

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Name CMSgt. Ken Rattray (Ret.)
Unit 388th Fighter Wing
Crewing F-16s from 1981 until 2005
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My first assignment back in 1977 was on F-4D and A-10 aircraft as an Aero Repair tech at Bentwaters/Woodbridge in the UK, and the second was to Reese AFB, TX for T-37 and T-38 as an Aero Repair tech. I started on F-16's at Hill AFB, UT in 1981. I crewed the 78-0103, and several others over my time. My F-16 assignments were Hill AFB, Kunsan Korea (3 times), Homestead AFB, Moody AFB, Egypt, and Eglin AFB Test Wing. I had jobs as a crew chief, shift supervisor, expediter, flight chief, pro super, Support Super, and Chief of the AMU, Group, and Test Wing. My other aircraft during the 30 years were F-4, A-10, T-37, T-38, F-111, F-15, F-22, C-130, UH-1 helos, and KC-135's. I started on Block 5 F-16's and went through every Block to the 40/50's.

My Jets & Assignments

78103 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 388th Fighter Wing [Unit History]
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Current: AAFG0177  USAF AMARC F-16B Block 5 [sto]

Visitor Comments

John Jakway, Jan 05, 2019 - 04:05 PM

Hi Remember me Rat? I was Steve Gwaltney's roomate in 84? I was an A shopper in the 80'th.

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