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1 7 th Fighter Squadron Screamin’ Demons Capt Michael “Tuff” Thompson

2 Overview Background Background Operational Life Operational Life The Mission The Mission The Raptor The Raptor Keys to success Keys to success

3 Background Det 035, Class of 2001 Det 035, Class of 2001 AAS, Theta Chi AAS, Theta Chi ENJJPT, ENJJPT, mos (6 T-37/6 T-38) 12 mos (6 T-37/6 T-38) Assigned F-15C Assigned F-15C IFF (AT-38) IFF (AT-38) 3 mos 3 mos Intro to fighter maneuvers Intro to fighter maneuvers Tailored to assignment Tailored to assignment Water Survival / SERE Water Survival / SERE

4 Background Off to Tyndall Off to Tyndall 6 mos training 6 mos training 4 Flights in F-15D 4 Flights in F-15D Let loose in F-15C (2LT!) Let loose in F-15C (2LT!) Learn F-15C mission Learn F-15C mission Air Superiority! Air Superiority!

5 Background 2 Assignments in F-15C 2 Assignments in F-15C Kadena AB, Japan Kadena AB, Japan Eglin AFB, FL Eglin AFB, FL Instructor Pilot, Mission Commander, Flight Examiner Instructor Pilot, Mission Commander, Flight Examiner

6 Background Back to Tyndall Back to Tyndall Learn F-22 Mission Learn F-22 Mission Transition Course, 4 mos Transition Course, 4 mos Assigned to Holloman AFB, NM Assigned to Holloman AFB, NM

7 Operational Life #1 Job = Best pilot #1 Job = Best pilot Ground Jobs Ground Jobs Sq: Schedulers, Training, Mobility, Weapons, Stan/Eval Sq: Schedulers, Training, Mobility, Weapons, Stan/Eval OSS: Wing Scheduling, Airspace, Airfield Operations OSS: Wing Scheduling, Airspace, Airfield Operations Wg: Safety, Advanced Programs, Plans, etc. Wg: Safety, Advanced Programs, Plans, etc. Typical duty day = hrs Typical duty day = hrs

8 Operational Life Opportunities Opportunities Red Flag (Nellis AFB) Red Flag (Nellis AFB) Maple Flag (Cold Lake, Canada) Maple Flag (Cold Lake, Canada) Valiant Shield (Guam) Valiant Shield (Guam) Cope Tiger (Thailand) Cope Tiger (Thailand) UAE UAE Iceland Iceland Japan Japan Korea Korea Hawaii Hawaii These are just the flying ones! These are just the flying ones!

9 The Mission Air Superiority, Anywhere, Anytime Air Superiority, Anywhere, Anytime 1953 (Korean War) 1953 (Korean War) BFM BFM Dogfighting Dogfighting ACM ACM 2 v 1 or 2 Dogfighting 2 v 1 or 2 Dogfighting OCA OCA Fight way in Fight way in Escorting Bombers / Fighters to targets Escorting Bombers / Fighters to targets Self-escort / drop JDAMs on targets, fight back out Self-escort / drop JDAMs on targets, fight back out DCA DCA Protection of a point, lane, HVAA (AWACS, B-2) Protection of a point, lane, HVAA (AWACS, B-2) SAT SAT Drop JDAMs on pre-planned targets (utilizing stealth capabilities) Drop JDAMs on pre-planned targets (utilizing stealth capabilities) Pave the way for 4 th gen fighters Pave the way for 4 th gen fighters

10 The Mission Operation Noble Eagle Operation Noble Eagle Protection of national assets Protection of national assets Superbowl, Space Shuttle Launches Superbowl, Space Shuttle Launches Real-world alert Real-world alert

11 The Mission Theater support packages Theater support packages

12 The Raptor 5 th Generation Stealth Fighter 5 th Generation Stealth Fighter 70,000lbs of thrust 70,000lbs of thrust 24 degrees thrust vectoring 24 degrees thrust vectoring Extremely agile Extremely agile Integrated Avionics Integrated Avionics 360 situational awareness to 360 situational awareness to detect, ID, and engage detect, ID, and engage 2 processors >10 Bil functions per second 2 processors >10 Bil functions per second Low-observable characteristics Low-observable characteristics No antennas, etc No antennas, etc

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14 Keys to Success Core Values Core Values Integrity, Service, Excellence Integrity, Service, Excellence Attitude! Attitude! Start now Start now GPA, Field Training, AFOQT GPA, Field Training, AFOQT

15 Questions?


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