Senior Airman Patrick Gibser is an F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team Dedicated Crew chief and a member of the 94th Aircraft Maintenance Unit. As a crew chief, he is responsible for all F-22 22 maintenance actions, inspections, ground operations, troubleshooting, hydraulic systems, auxiliary power systems, pnuedraulic systems, power plant systems, and housekeeping of the aircraft. He represents the Air Combat Command, United States Air Force, and the Department of Defense at more than 20 air shows annually. By doing so he ensures the demonstration pilot is equipped with a safe, reliable and effective F-22 Raptor to execute aerial maneuvers for more than 10 million spectators around the world each year.
Airman Gibser is from Gibson, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Mountain View High School in 2008. On Dec. 13, 2011, he enlisted in the United Stated Air Force, where he began his career as an F-22 Dedicated Crew Chief.
Currently enrolled in Community College of the Air Force
2012 - Present, F-22 Dedicated Crew chief, Langley AFB, Va.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
AF Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman 1st Class 2012
Senior Airman 2014
(Current as of April 2016)