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 SSgt. Kevin "Viper" Andis

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Name SSgt. Kevin Andis
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Unit 163rd Fighter Squadron "Blacksnakes"
Crewing F-16s
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Started crewing the F-16 in 2004 in the Indiana Air National Guard. Been with the Blacksnakes now ever since then. Awesome aircraft and enjoy it thoroughly. Also have A&P licsence to work on aircraft and put it to use in April 2007 working at Pinnacle Airlines (Northwest Airlink) doing maintenance on Canadair Regional Jets. Love working and maintaining aircraft.

Current or Favourite assignment

I am a friend and family person, so it was hard to abandon everyone. So I opted to stay around and join the Air National Guard that way I could still work on the Falcon, even though it is not going to be around much longer. I love the F-16 a lot, and hate to see it go, though we all know an aircraft always gets old and retirement is inevitable. Glad I was able to work on it while I have the opportunity.

Deployments

Combat Archer 05'
Greenflag 07'
Balad, Iraq 06' and 07'

My Jets & Assignments

84238 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 163rd Fighter Squadron "Blacksnakes" [Unit History]
Period 2008 - 2008
Current: AAFG0596  USAF AMARC F-16C Block 25 [sto]
Became assistant crew chief in April 2008 until October 2008.
85573 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 163rd Fighter Squadron "Blacksnakes" [Unit History]
Period 2008 -
Current: AAFG0712  USAF AMARC F-16D Block 30 [sto]
Aircraft came from the Michigan Air National Guard with Captain America on the right side underneath the canopy.

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