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TECHNICAL SERGEANT HILARIO ALANIZ

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TECHNICAL SERGEANT HILARIO ALANIZ

Technical Sergeant Hilario Alaniz is the United States F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team member, 56th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. As an F-35A Demonstration 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 14 air shows annually. He is one of nine enlisted members of the F-35A Demonstration Team and performs maintenance actions on the Lockheed Martin-produced F-35. By doing so, he ensures demonstration pilots are equipped with a safe and effective jet to execute their mission of showcasing the Air Force’s premier fifth-generation stealth fighter aircraft for millions of spectators each year.

TSgt Alaniz was born in El Paso, Texas. He attended Americas High School in El Paso, Texas, graduating in 2007. He enlisted into the United States Air Force in January 2008. After basic training and his technical training, he was assigned to maintain the F-16C/D Fighting Falcon at Luke AFB, Arizona. He was then assigned to Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan to maintain the F-15C/D Eagle. Finally receiving an assignment back to Luke AFB to maintain the newest F-35A Lightning II where he is a Lightning Integrated Technician.

EDUCATION
2007 Americas High School, El Paso, Texas
2012 Airman Leadership School, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan

ASSIGNMENTS
2008 – 2011, 56th AMXS – Assistant Dedicated Crew Chief, Luke AFB, AZ
2011 – 2014, 18th EMS – Repair/Reclamation Craftsman, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan
2014 – 2017, 56th AMXS – F-35 Dedicated Crew Chief, Luke AFB, AZ
2017 – Present, 56th AMXS – Lightning Integrated Technician, Luke AFB, AZ

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
AF Outstanding Unit Award with one silver oak leaf cluster and one bronze oak leaf cluster
AF Good Conduct Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airmen Basic: 22 Jan 2008
Airman 1st Class: 07 Mar 2008
Senior Airman: 07 Jul 2010
Staff Sergeant: 01 May 2012
Technical Sergeant: 01 Oct 2018

(Current as of December 2018)

 

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