Staff Sgt. Ryan Davis is in his first season with the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team. As the Aerospace Propulsion Craftsman, his responsibilities include troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing the engines of the team's three F-16s.
Staff Sgt. Davis enlisted in the Air Force in April 2013 and has been stationed at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., before his selection to the team, where he served as an Engine Lead Specialist. He is a graduate of J.J. Kelly High School in Wise, Va.
2017 Airman Leadership School, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.
1. June 2013–October 2013, Student, 361st Training Squadron, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2. January 2014–June 2014, F-110 Aerospace Propulsion Apprentice, 20th Component Maintenance Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C.
3. June 2014–December 2019, F-16 Aerospace Propulsion Craftsman, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C. (October 2014–April 2015, F-16 Aerospace Propulsion Journeyman, 77th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, Muwaffaq Salti Air Base, Jordan)
4. December 2018–Present, Aerospace Propulsion Craftsman, F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, Shaw AFB, S.C.
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Commendation Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman April 23, 2013
Airman 1st Class June 21, 2013
Senior Airman April 21, 2015
Staff Sergeant May 1, 2017
(Current as of January 2019)