1st AF Female Fighter WG/CC (Seymour Johnson)

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Unread post26 May 2012, 06:27

Who is the most senior/likely F-16 candidate?

http://hamptonroads.com.nyud.net/2012/0 ... er-wing-nc

I met then Maj Jeannie Flynn at Jaber in 1999 when the Bold Tigers replaced the Rams after Desert Fox. I asked her how she handled hopping over the ocean without a piddle pack and she answered "I dehydrate myself." She also may have had the first all female F-15E crew which is now all the rage. Her WSO was really cute :lol:
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Unread post30 May 2012, 04:43

ruderamronbo wrote:Who is the most senior/likely F-16 candidate?

http://hamptonroads.com.nyud.net/2012/0 ... er-wing-nc

I met then Maj Jeannie Flynn at Jaber in 1999 when the Bold Tigers replaced the Rams after Desert Fox. I asked her how she handled hopping over the ocean without a piddle pack and she answered "I dehydrate myself." She also may have had the first all female F-15E crew which is now all the rage. Her WSO was really cute :lol:


Remember the wing/cc can come from any other fighter... LtCol Malachowski the first female thunderbird pilot flies F-15Es but had a tour in the F-16.. so down the road she has the possibility of commanding an F-16 wing.
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Unread post21 Jul 2012, 12:15

Having survived Washington D.C. LtCol Malachowski is assigned as Commander, 333th FS, Seymour Johnson AFB N.C.

I believe Malachowski had the first female bear.

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Unread post22 Jul 2012, 17:48

maddog2840 wrote:Having survived Washington D.C. LtCol Malachowski is assigned as Commander, 333th FS, Seymour Johnson AFB N.C.

I believe Malachowski had the first female bear.

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As I stated above, Maj Flynn had a female bear back in 1999 in Kuwait. Her last name was Melfi.
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Unread post22 Jul 2012, 18:10

Just curious - when did "bear" come back into the back seat? This term had been for the F-4G WSO? Was this term brought back by the WSO community or just something brought up by enthusiast?
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Unread post26 Jul 2012, 14:58

Siesta wrote:Just curious - when did "bear" come back into the back seat? This term had been for the F-4G WSO? Was this term brought back by the WSO community or just something brought up by enthusiast?


When the Strike Eagle came out.
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Unread post26 Jul 2012, 14:59

ruderamronbo wrote:
maddog2840 wrote:Having survived Washington D.C. LtCol Malachowski is assigned as Commander, 333th FS, Seymour Johnson AFB N.C.

I believe Malachowski had the first female bear.

Read More Here.


As I stated above, Maj Flynn had a female bear back in 1999 in Kuwait. Her last name was Melfi.


Nikki had hers in Kosovo.
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Unread post27 Jul 2012, 05:34

maddog2840 wrote:
ruderamronbo wrote:
maddog2840 wrote:Having survived Washington D.C. LtCol Malachowski is assigned as Commander, 333th FS, Seymour Johnson AFB N.C.

I believe Malachowski had the first female bear.

Read More Here.


As I stated above, Maj Flynn had a female bear back in 1999 in Kuwait. Her last name was Melfi.


Nikki had hers in Kosovo.


This may be a tie because even though Fox was BEFORE Allied Force both crews were probably in place at the same time.

I was lucky to do Fox with the Rams then Allied Force at Naples...
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Unread post27 Jul 2012, 15:54

Isn't it awesome that we're discussing two crews?
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Unread post11 Oct 2012, 02:11

Col Flynn/Leavitt interviewed by Martha Raditz who flew in a Mudhen over Afghanistan for one her many, excellent stories...

http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/flynn-j ... n-17448349

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