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Name SSgt. Jay Sullivan (Ret.)
Unit 57th Fighter Wing
Crewing F-16s from 1979 until 1999
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I started out at Hill AFB Ut, 1979 to 1983.
Then I went to Kunsan Korea from 1983 to 1984.
I then went to Luke AFB Az. from 1984 to 1987.
I was then stationed at Hahn Germany from 1987 to 1991.
Then I went to Nellis AFB Nv from 1991 to 1994.
Then back toKunsan Korea from 1994 to 1995.
Then back to Luke AFB Az from 1995 to 1999.
I have worked on every block of F-16 the USAF has bought from Blk 1's to 52's.


I was deployed to Australia in 1983 with the 35th FS from Kunsan for Operation Sandgroper.

While stationed at Nellis with the aggressors was TDY to Cold Lake Canada for Maple Flag a number of times.

While stationed at Hahn Germany. deployed for Desert Storm.

My Jets & Assignments

001 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 34th Fighter Squadron "Rams" [Unit History]
Period 1979 - 1981
Current: 001   F-16B Block 5 [ sto]
This aircraft belonged to the IDFAF and was stationed at Hill AFB for a short time with 5 other IDFAF aircraft to help train thier Pilots.
81717 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 35th Fighter Squadron "Pantons" [Unit History]
Period 1982 - 1983
Current: 81717   USAF 171 FIS F-16A Block 15 ADF [ w/o]
I was the first airforce crewchief on this aircraft recieving it from the factory with only 25 hrs on it.
78079 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 310th Fighter Squadron "Tophats" [Unit History]
Period 1983 - 1987
Current:   F-16B Block 1 [ scr]
I went to Hill AFB with the pilot to recieve this aircraft from the 388th, and flew back to Luke in the back seat. Then in 1985 when the 312th FS opened at Luke I was assigned there and recieved an other brand new aircraft from the factory Tail #83-1179.
84283 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 313th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Lucky Puppies" [Unit History]
Period 1987 - 1991
Current: TS-1633   TNIAU 3 sqn F-16C Block 25 [ act]
I also crewed tail numbers #84-1327 and #84-1383 while stationed here.
86251 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 57th Fighter Wing [Unit History]
Period 1991 - 1994
Current: 86251   USAF 64 AGRS F-16C Block 32 [ act]
This aircraft was the first to recieve the Flanker paint scheme in the aggressors.
87259 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 80th Fighter Squadron "Juvats" [Unit History]
Period 1994 - 1995
Current: 87259   USAF 93 FS F-16C Block 30 [ act]
While I was crewing this aircraft the new OG selected my aircraft for his aircraft.
88414 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 310th Fighter Squadron "Tophats" [Unit History]
Period 1995 - 1999
Current: 88414   USAF 310 FS F-16C Block 42 [ w/o]
This aircraft was lost in a training accident (midair). I then was given aircraft #88-0524. Which I crewed until I retired.
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