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 SMSgt. Steve Kausal

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Name SMSgt. Steve Kausal
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Unit 480th Fighter Squadron "Warhawks"
Crewing F-16s from 1987 until 1990
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Started with the 23 TASS in Tucson AZ crewing OA-37B's in Aug '85, 69-6410 (I think) was my tail number. I left when ther were getting ready to convert to OA-10's May '87

Worked at 7480th (Red section) back in Spangdahlem Germany. Crew'd 86-0228 as the ADCC. May 87 - May 90.

Went and worked the F-117 in Tonopah from May 90 - Sept 92. 81-819.

Currently a HH-60 Flight Engineer. A AGR full timer with the ALASKA Air National Guard. 6 more years and I'll retire.

My Jets & Assignments

Unit 23rd TASS
Period 1985 - 1987
OA-37B, its not in the drop down box.
86228 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 480th Fighter Squadron "Warhawks" [Unit History]
Period 1987 - 1990
Current: AAFG0674  USAF AMARC F-16C Block 30 [sto]
I was the 1st ever ADCC on this jet. we got them new from the factory when Spangdahlem converted from the F-4E's to the F-16C. it had about 16 hours in the forms when it arrived. I had 3 DCC's during that time, a SSgt chick, a SSgt we called "Country" and then some Guy that made SSgt before me, that went on to be a State Trooper somewhere.
F-117 Nighthawk
Unit 416th TFS
Period 1990 - 1992
Crew'd 819 in Blue

Visitor Comments

7480th/ryderavial shady "j"
david wilcox, Jan 31, 2011 - 09:01 PM

hey steve hope u remember me i worked wih you at seymore johnson afb in 1993 in the engine shop as a contracter for ryder aviall services. i am currently assigned to the reno ang as a c-130 flight engineer,going to transfer to nellis soon and work in the viper/raptor squadron as a reservest.

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