STAFF SGT. DOMINIC DIZES

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Staff Sgt. Dominic Dizes is in his first season with the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team. As a Dedicated Crew Chief his responsibilities include the maintenance team's four F-16s, and the launch and recovery of aircraft.

Staff Sgt. Dizes enlisted in the Air Force in 2007 and was previously stationed at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea before his selection to the team, where he served as a Dedicated Crew Chief. He is a graduate of O'Fallon Township High school in O’Fallon, Illinois. Staff Sgt. Dizes is pursuing an Associate's degree in Aircraft Maintenance Technology through the Community College of the Air Force.


Staff Sgt. Dizes enlisted in the Air Force in 2007. His assignments include:
1. May 2007 – October 2007, Student, 362nd Training Squadron, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas
2. October 2007 – November 2009, Assistant Dedicated Crew Chief, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Royal Air Force Base Lakeheath, United Kingdom
3. November 2009 – August 2012, Tactical Aircraft Maintainer, 20st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina
4. August 2012 – October 2013, Dedicated Crew Chief, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea
5. October 2013 – December 2015, Phase Team Member, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona
6. December 2015 – December 2016, Dedicated Crew Chief, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea
7. December 2016 – Present, Dedicated Crew Chief, F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina



EDUCATION:
2013 Airman Leadership School

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS DEVICES:
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Accommodation Medal


DATE OF PROMOTION:
AB March 20, 2007
A1C May 4, 2007
SrA September 4, 2009
SSgt September 1, 2013

(Information current as of January 2017)