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SENIOR AIRMAN CHRISTOPHER LONG

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Senior Airman Christopher Long is a member in the United States Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II Heritage Flight Team, 56th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. As an F-35A Heritage Flight team member, he is responsible for representing Air Education and Training Command, Air Combat Command, United States Air Force, Department of Defense, and the United States of America at 16 air shows annually. He is one of sixteen enlisted members of the F-35A Heritage Flight Team and performs maintenance actions on the F-35 Pilot Flight Equipment. By doing so, SrA Long ensures Heritage Flight pilots are equipped with safe and effective Flight Gear to execute their mission of showcasing the Air Force’s premier fifth-generation aircraft for millions of spectators each year.

SrA Christopher Long was born in 29 Palms, CA. He graduated from North Branch Senior High School, North Branch, Minnesota in 2008. He left for Basic Military Training in Richmond Hill, Georgia April 2013. He attended Technical Training School in Wichita Falls, Texas, for Aircrew Flight Equipment. After graduating from his technical school, he was assigned to his first duty station at Luke AFB, AZ as an Aircrew Flight Equipment Apprentice.

EDUCATION
2013 Aircrew Flight Equipment Technical Training School, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2015 S-V80-B Parachute Descent Training, Fairchild AFB, Washington
2015 S-V90-B Overwater Parachute Training, Fairchild AFB, Washington
2015 Classroom Instructor Course, Dyess AFB, Texas

ASSIGNMENTS
2013-Present, 56th Operations Support Squadron, Aircrew Flight Equipment Journeyman, Luke AFB, AZ

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with oak leave cluster
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Basic 23 April 2013
Airman 1st Class 21 June 2013
Senior Airman 21 Oct 2015

(Current as of January,6 2017)