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 MSgt. Mitch "Spank" Olivo

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Name MSgt. Mitch Olivo
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Unit 182nd Fighter Squadron "Valor Honer/Lone Star Gunfighters"
Crewing F-16s
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I am the Wing King's Crew Chief since being assigned to this unit as a full-time technician. I am also C-flight Flight Chief on the weekend drills.

Current or Favourite assignment

The 149th Fighter Wing is a school house for Active Duty and Guard pilots.

Deployments

Operation Iraqi Freedom AEF 3/4 Summer 2008

My Jets & Assignments

84254 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" [Unit History]
Period 1994 - 1995
Current: AAFG0565  USAF AMARC F-16C Block 25 [sto]
This the first jet to have my name on the nose gear door. This jet was a hog. It flew alot!
84246 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" [Unit History]
Period 1995 - 1996
Current: F16C 84-1246  USAF AMARC F-16C Block 25 [sto]
ADCC on this one. Five-time Silver Star winner!
84240 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" [Unit History]
Period 1996 - 1996
Current: AAFG0669  USAF AMARC F-16C Block 25 [sto]
DCC on this jet for a few months before being assigned to the Ops Group jet.
84311 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" [Unit History]
Period 1996 - 1998
Current: 84311  USAF 309 FS F-16C Block 25 [w/o]
I was Dedicated Crew Chief on this ACFT. It was the "56th OG" ACFT. SrA Robert Torres was my assistant.
87255 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 182nd Fighter Squadron "Valor Honer/Lone Star Gunfighters" [Unit History]
Period 1998 -
Current: 87255  USAF 182 FS F-16C Block 30 [act]
Honored to be the DCC on this jet for 19 years. I've crewed this aircraft for over 4000 flight hours. She now has over 6400 hours on it. This jet looks amazing in the air!
Other aircraft/assignments I spent a summer vacation to JB Balad, Iraq with the Boy's from Syracuse in 2008.

Visitor Comments

An Awesome Crew Chief
Jason "Batman" Blataric, Oct 04, 2008 - 05:07 PM

Mitch. Hi. Good luck on your wedding, bro. I'll pray for you guys and I hope you guys will find a good church home and remember the Lord as you count your blessings.

( ^^ ) (bat symbol- still working on it)

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