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 MSgt. David "E. Bunny" Letke

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Name MSgt. David Letke
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Unit 160th Fighter Squadron "Snakes"
Crewing F-16s from 1991 until 2006
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Active duty Army as 19D Cavalry Scout then as traditional guardsman as crew chief in 187 FW. Received A&P in 1995 and worked at a repair station on DC-9, DC-10, MD-11, B-727, B-747, A-300, and A-310 for a few years then started at Delta Air Lines in ATL working both hangar and line maintenance on entire fleet plus contracts. After that ended I joined the 110 FW at Battle Creek, MI as a full time technician crewing A-10A/C's, then moved to Selfridge on KC-135's as result of BRAC.

Current or Favourite assignment

I served with the 187 FW(160 FS) for a long time so I had many close friends and had some good times.

Deployments

Tandem Thrust (I'm serious)-Guam 1993/ Provide Comfort- Turkey 1995/ Northern Lights- Norway 1996/ Noble Eagle-2001-2002/ Iraqi Freedom-2003/ Enduring Freedom 2009

My Jets & Assignments

87232 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 160th Fighter Squadron "Snakes" [Unit History]
Period 1991 - 2006
Current: 87232  USAF 100 FS F-16C Block 30 [act]
I was a traditional guardsman so I did not have a dedicated jet, but 232 carried my name for a while . Was a great assignment and worked with some outstanding people.
A-10 Thunderbolt II
Unit 110 FW
Period 2006 - 2008
DCC of A-10C 81-0996. Reallly enjoyed this assignment and aircraft, it just ended too soon.
KC-135 Stratotanker
Unit 127 WG
Period 2008 -
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