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Crew Chief Profiles
TSgt. Kelly " Sparky" Swart
|Name||TSgt. Kelly Swart|
|Unit||149th Fighter Wing|
|Crewing F-16s||from 2000 until 2016|
|Contact kswarttxang||Send me a private message|
Active duty at Shawdi, Sumter, South Carolina, from 2001-2004.
Texas Air National Guard at the 149th Fighter Wing in San Antonio Texas from 2004-2016
Finished my undergrad at Texas State in 2012 and MBA at University of Texas at Austin in 2019
Living in London now, playing DCS, and missing the hell out of my flightline colleauges, especially those in San Antonio.
Best men, women, and culture I ever worked in. The corporate world doesn't even come close.
DeploymentsDid one combat tour augmentation, 4 months, in Iraq from July to October 2008, with the ANG units from Syracuse, New York and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Laughed my ass off and bent wrenches with some amazing people.
My Jets & Assignments
||91396||[Detailed history of this F-16]|
|Unit||55th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fifty Fifth"||[Unit History]|
|Period||2001 - 2004|
|Current:||91396||USAF 40 FLTS||F-16C Block 50||[ act]|
|No super special stories really, but I loved and still love this jet, particularly with the blue and white checkered tail flash for the 55th FS.|
||87339||[Detailed history of this F-16]|
|Unit||149th Fighter Wing||[Unit History]|
|Period||2004 - 2016|
|Current:||87339||USAF 182 FS||F-16C Block 30||[ act]|
|I never did get my name on the canopy sill -- Ray "Shut 'er down!" Zaiontz had a firm hold on this one the entire time I was there. Good dude. Good jet.|
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