Global Aviation, thank you veterans

Global Aviation would like to extend a special thank you to its team members that have given their time and hearts to our country by serving in the United States Armed Forces. These people make us proud every day with their dedication to excellence in their roles at Global Aviation, and we are grateful for their military experience and commitment to the well-being of our nation and its citizens.

Thank you Veterans

John Cameron – Aircraft Mechanic

E-5, United States Navy, 6 years served

Ken Joyce – Operations Administrative Assistant

Aviation Electrician Third Class Petty Officer, United States Navy, 8 years served

Del Kaufmann – Chief Pilot

Staff Sergeant, United States Air Force, served 1976-1980

Don Kelly – Pilot

Captain, United States Air Force, 3 years served

Joshua D. Larson – Purchasing Assistant

Sergeant E-5, United States Army (Active and Reserves)

Active from 2002-2006 at Fort Lewis, WA with the 1st battalion-5th Infantry Regiment of the 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team – Tropic Lightning). While active he was deployed to Mosul, Iraq, during Operation Iraqi Freedom III from October 2004 to September 2005.

Also served in the United States Army Reserves out of Eugene, OR, from 2006-2008.  Served with the 1st battalion-414th Training Regiment (Drill Instructor Unit) while attending college at Oregon State University.

Rob Lien – Chief Inspector               

Master Chief Petty Officer/E9, United States Coast Guard, 10 years active duty, 23 years reserve. Retired 2007

Peter Menza – VP of Client Services and Acquisitions

Captain, United States Marine Corps, served 1979-1986. 

Del Nunnenkamp – Facility Maintenance Technician

Airman, United States Navy, 1965-1969

Matt Thomas – Flight Ops Support

Lieutenant Commander, United States Coast Guard, served 1982-1994

Chief Warrant Officer, Army National Guard, served 1995-2004

Steven M. Turoski – Line Pilot

Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force, 20 years plus 3 months served.

Served as a jet instructor pilot at Williams AFB, AZ on T37 jet trainer.

Flew Martin B-57 Canberra in electronic warfare missions, worldwide.

Flew Lockheed T-33, Convair CV-440, Lockheed C-130 aircraft for the Montana Air National Guard.

Denise White – Catering Assistant

SPC E-4, United States Army, 4 years served

Randy Wirkkala – Aircraft Mechanic

Master Sergeant, United States Air Force, served 1995 – 2004 active duty, 2009 – Present reserve.

Dennis Yamauchi – Maintenance Marketing Manager

E-4, United States Air Force, served 1969-1973

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