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 TSgt. Scott Snell (Ret.)

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Name TSgt. Scott Snell (Ret.)
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Unit 614th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Lucky Devils"
Crewing F-16s from 1984 until 2008
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24 years as a fighter aircraft mechanic.

Deployments

Operation Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Desert Calm, Southern Watch, Deny Flight, Deliberate Force, Provide Comfort I, Provide Comfort II, Provide Comfort III, Northern Watch, Allied Force, and Desert Thunder.

My Jets & Assignments

F-15 Eagle
Unit 405 EMS
Period 1984 - 1984
I received orders to report to the 405 TTW, 405 EMS F-15 Phase Inspection Section (555 TFTS dock) after completing tech school at Sheppard AFB. I found out that I had received the orders by mistake and that I was suppose to report to the 58 EMS Phase Inspection Section. The 58th EMS reported me as being AWOL.
F-16 Phase
Unit 58th EMS
Period 1984 - 1989
Member of the 310th and 311th Phase Docks. I also worked on the 312th and 314th Phase Docks. I deployed with the 312th TFTS in January 1989 for Air Warrior.
84255 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 312th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron "Scorpions" [Unit History]
Period 1989 - 1989
Current: 84255  USAF 194 FS F-16C Block 25 [w/o]
PCA'd from 58th EMS to the 312th TFTS "Scorpions". Received orders for Torrejon AB, Spain within 6 months.
87247 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 614th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Lucky Devils" [Unit History]
Period 1989 - 1991
Current: 87247  USAF 93 FS F-16C Block 30 [act]
I crewed 87-257 during Operation Desert Storm. Launched Maj. Jeff "Tico" Tice on January 19, 1991 for the first daylight bombing of Baghdad, the day that he was shot down by a SAM.
87257 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 614th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Lucky Devils" [Unit History]
Period 1991 - 1991
Current: 87257  USAF 614 TFS F-16C Block 30 [w/o]
During Operation Desert Storm until it was shot down by SAM during the first daylight bombing of Baghdad.
86366 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 480th Fighter Squadron "Warhawks" [Unit History]
Period 1991 - 1992
Current: 86366  USAF 119 FS F-16C Block 30 [act]
Reported to the 480th FS, was there for two months, and then PCA'd to the 23rd FS. The 23rd needed more F-16 crew chiefs and the 480th had too many.
86262 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 23rd Fighter Squadron "Fighting Hawks" [Unit History]
Period 1992 - 1993
Current: 86262  USAF 134 FS F-16C Block 30 [act]
91402 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 23rd Fighter Squadron "Fighting Hawks" [Unit History]
Period 1994 - 1994
Current: 91402  USAF 480 FS F-16C Block 50 [act]
I was in charge of the acceptance team crew chiefs when the 23rd FS received the F-16CJ block 50A's and block 50D.
91408 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit N/A
Period 1994 - 1996
Current: 91408  USAF 179 FS F-16C Block 50 [act]
F-117 Nighthawk
Unit 9th FS
Period 1996 - 2000
Other aircraft/assignments 36th FS from 2000 to 2000; 51st Logistics Squadron QA section from 2000 to 2001; 9th FS from 2001 to 2002; 49th EMS from 2002 to 2008.

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