Staff Positions in a fighter wing.

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Unread post28 Mar 2010, 02:44

At the time of his death, MiG Killer Major Robert Lodge was, do I have this right, the 432nd TRW's Weapons officer. What does that mean and what were the other staff positions in say, an average USAF fighter wing?
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Unread post30 Mar 2010, 03:06

All pilots typically have non-flying duties such as being the scheduler. Each unit will have weapons officers that are grads of the weapons school at Nellis, essentially graduate school in weapons employment. Each patch-wearer will then go back to his (or her) unit and be the unit's weapons officer.
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