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 MSgt. Charles Devon Long (Ret.)

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Name MSgt. Charles Devon Long (Ret.)
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Unit 23rd Fighter Squadron "Fighting Hawks"
Crewing F-16s from 1983 until 2003
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I started my crewing at Torrejon AB, Spain, went to 308 TFS Homestead AFB, FL in 1990 and had Herricane Andrew move me to Moody AFB, GA in 1992. Worked in the 308th until we merged with the 68 FS. In 1995 I took a break while working TA at Osan AB, ROK. Then I went to Spangdahlem AB, Germany for 7 years. Had the time of my life there. Unfortunately, that was the end of my F-16 crewing. I went to Holloman AFB, NM to work with the F-117. I retired out of there in 2005 after 22 yrs. I now work for Goodrich Aerostructures as an overhaul Mechanic on wide body aircraft thrust reversers. In the USAF my new job would be considerd sheetmetal/machine shop.

My Jets & Assignments

86326 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 612th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Fighting 612th" [Unit History]
Period 1984 - 1990
Current: 86326  USAF 100 FS F-16C Block 30 [act]
83085 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 308th Fighter Squadron "Emerald Knights" [Unit History]
Period 1990 - 1992
Current: AAFG0375  USAF AMARC F-16A Block 15 [sto]
89105 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 68th Fighter Squadron "Lightning Lancers" [Unit History]
Period 1992 - 1995
Current: 89105  USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 40 [act]
Unit 51st Fighter Wing [History]
Period 1995 - 1996
Worked Tranient Maint and Crash Recovery
91408 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 23rd Fighter Squadron "Fighting Hawks" [Unit History]
Period 1996 - 2003
Current: 91408  USAF 179 FS F-16C Block 50 [act]
Crewed acft, Expedited and finished as APG Section Chief
F-117 Nighthawk
Unit 8th FS
Period 2003 - 2005
APG Section Chief and Pro Super

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