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 CMSgt. Randy Durkee (Ret.)

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Name CMSgt. Randy Durkee (Ret.)
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Unit 19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks"
Crewing F-16s from 1982 until 1987
Contact Randy.Durkee Send me a private message
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Crew F-111E at Upper Heyford 68-083 and 68-032
Crewed F-15A/B at Holloman 77-0165
Crew RF-4C at Shaw 66-456
Crewed F-16 79-0395, 79-0423, 82-1037, 83-1076 and 84-1222 at Shaw
I worked around the F-16 for 17 years while active duty.
I work the F-16 now as a Government Contractor

Current or Favourite assignment

I was a charter member of the 19th AMU when we open the squadron at Shaw AFB, SC. I was assigned to Shaw from Dec 1981 to July 1987.

Deployments

While at Shaw I deployed with the F-16 several times. We island hopped from Shaw to Norway on our first overseas TDY. That was an adventure in itself!!

My Jets & Assignments

79395 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" [Unit History]
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Current: 79395   F-16A Block 10 [scr]
79423 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" [Unit History]
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Current: 993   F-16B Block 10 [sto]
84222 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" [Unit History]
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Current: QF-009  USAF 82 ATRS QF-16C Block 25 [des]
83076 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" [Unit History]
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Current: 15133  FAP Esq 301 F-16A Block 20 MLU [act]
82037 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" [Unit History]
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Current: 82037  USAF 39 FTS F-16B Block 15 [w/o]
Other aircraft/assignments F-111 Upper Heyford, UK 68-032 and 68083
F-15B Holloman AFB, NM 77-0165
RF-4C Shaw AFB, SC

Visitor Comments

82-1037
Randy Durkee, Dec 28, 2011 - 07:43 PM 82-1037 I went to the factory to pick up this aircraft. I got to ride in the back seat on a two hop back to Shaw. had <3 hours on the jet when we took off from Ft Worth.

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