The Cradle of American Airpower – Columbus, New Mexico
Colonel Bob Pitt, FASF, Awards Leadership Trophy at HAFB
Holloman AFB. Saturday, April 6, 2016
Students’ Wives handle Graduation Banquet Registration – Lt. Kendrick Talamantez at Left
Colonel Bob Pitt Describes History of Daedalian Leadership Award and of Flight 24 to Audience-Photo by A1C Alexis Docherty, USAF
Colonel Bob Pitt(L) Presents Daedalian Leadership Award to Captain Cole Wagner (R)
Airman 1st Class Alexis Docherty, Photographer, 49th Fighter Group, Captures a Happy Col. Pitt & Captain Wagner
Colonel Bob Pitt (above), USAF Ret., long time FASF member and former F-4 Fighter Pilot in Vietnam, bestowed the coveted Daedalian Flight 24 Leadership Award on Graduating Student, Captain Cole “DAK” Wagner, at Saturday evening’s Holloman Air Force Base’s 314th Fighter Squadron’s latest F-16 “VIPER” graduating class; “16-BBH.”
Flight of F-16s in Formation Colonel Bob Pitt congratulates another awardee, Major “Snip” Moss, who won the Top Instructor Pilot Trophy.
STILL THE BEST FIGHTER IN THE WORLD? (Above) – A short action video (2:28) of The “Middle-Aged” F-16 Viper vs. the latest (F-35) high tech fighter in the USAF inventory. You will quickly understand why some 26 different nations are using this older lightweight jet as their first line fighter.
At Graduation Cocktail Party, Col. Bob Pitt(L) and his wife, Julie, Speak with Colonel Mario Campos, also a Daedalian from El Paso, TX
Lt. Col. Mike Driscoll, 311th Fighter Squadron Commander, poses with Col. Bob Pitt during the event.
Major “Snip” Moss (L) speaks with Daedalian, Colonel Mario Campos (R)
(L to R) Col. Bob Pitt, Ric Lambart, Major Mike Moss, and Col. Mario Campos
314th Fighter Squadron’s Class 16BBH Gathers for Group Photo, Courtesy of 49th Wing’s PAO, A1C Alexis Docherty
Opening Photo for Class 16-BBH Movie: All 16 Graduating Students of Class atop F-16 Viper Wing