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 CMSgt. Gary "Marty" Martin (Ret.)

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Name CMSgt. Gary Martin (Ret.)
Country
Unit 61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs"
Crewing F-16s from 1979 until 1989
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Joined the USAF in October, 1972, retired November, 1993. Currently working for the FAA as an Aviation Safety Inspector.

My Jets & Assignments

78102 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" [Unit History]
Period 1979 - 1980
Current: 78102   F-16B Block 5 [i/a]
I reenlisted in this aircraft at 36,000', inverted, Mach 1.2, with, then Lt. Col Mike Ryan as the pilot, and Lt. Col Milan Zimmer flying #2. He was waving the American Flag off the Right Wing as we went over the top inverted. Also the same day I sewed on Tsgt.
78061 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" [Unit History]
Period 1980 - 1982
Current: 78061   F-16A Block 5 [pre]
Flagship for 61st TFTS, Major Mike Ryan was the Squadron Commander, went on to become USAF Chief of Staff
Unit 19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" [History]
Period 1982 - 1983
Initial Cadre for the F-16. Night shift Flight Chief.
Unit USAF - Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds" [History]
Period 1983 - 1985
First year with the 16's. Phase dock chief the first year. Apg Flight Chief the second year. First European Tour since 1971. I saw my Grandparents at Mildenhall for the first time since 1961.
Unit 60th Tactical Fighter Squadron [History]
Period 1985 - 1986
Inshas AFB, Cairo Egypt. TAFT Advisor
Unit TAC IG, Maintenance Division
Period 1986 - 1989
Travelled all over the world, and got to catch up with lots of friends.

Visitor Comments

Brenda Looking for a Gary "Marty" Martin
Brenda Shanklin, Mar 30, 2009 - 09:19 PM

Hi

I am looking for Marty. Last number I have for him at the FAA is no longer his. Are you the Marty who use to come to Tucson, AZ for business? If you remember me I would like to talk to you and see what you have been up to these last few years.

Hello
Michael Kane, Nov 19, 2010 - 06:24 AM

Hey Gary drop me a line when you get a chance. Would like to hear from you.

Wher is Gary
J p herring, Jun 14, 2013 - 12:59 AM

Hey Gary what are you up to these days? Drop me an email, lets catch up.

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