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55th Aircraft Maintenance Unit
Submitted by Mike Kaplan, 520th Aircraft Generation Squadron, 55th Aircraft Maintenance Unit,  Jan 1986 - Jan 1988, 55th Fighter Squadron Flight Control and Instrument Systems Specialist, Aug 1990 - Jan 1994.

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The 1980's
55th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-111E Launch. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. 55th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-111E Launch

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

55th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-111E Recovery. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. 55th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-111E Recovery

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

55th Tactical Fighter Squadron SSgt. Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986.

SSgt. Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

SSgt. Kevin Olley in the cockpit of an F-111E. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. SSgt. Kevin Olley in the cockpit of an F-111E.

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

55th TFS Mechanic's Creed. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. Mechanic's Creed

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

55th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-111E over Spain. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. 55th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-111E over Spain.

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

55th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-111E; wings back. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. 55th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-111E; wings back.

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. EF-111A in-flight refueling from a KC-135
Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.
F-111E tail number 68-056 of the 55th TFS. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. F-111E tail number 68-056 of the 55th TFS

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. F and EF-111 in flight

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

55th TFS Wife's Day. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. 55th TFS Wife's Day

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

Mrs. D. Thompson, Wing CO's wife with DCC SSgt. Olley. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. Mrs. D. Thompson, Wing CO's wife with DCC SSgt. Olley

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

The 1990's
Photo thru Mike Kaplan, 55th FS.

55FS Maintenance Personnel

1992 - Col. Terry L. Simpson. Photo thru Mike Kaplan, 55th FS.

Mike Kaplan, 520th Aircraft Generation Squadron, 55th AMU,  Jan 1986 - Jan 1988, 55th FS Flight Control and Instrument Systems Specialist, Aug 1990 - Jan 1994.

Mike Kaplan, 520th Aircraft Generation Squadron, 55th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Jan 1986 - Jan 1988, 55th Fighter Squadron Flight Control and Instrument Systems Specialist, Aug 1990 - Jan 1994.

Last Flight; all 4 Squadrons together.  Submitted by Randy 'Great Randino' Stieb, 20 EMS Phase / 42 ECS Phase / 55 FS Phase, Oct 1990 - Nov 1993. Last Flight; all 4 Squadrons together.
"Here is a picture I was told was the last time all 4 squadrons flew together prior to the 42nd inactivation."

Submitted by Randy "Gr8 Randino" Stieb, 20 EMS Phase / 42 ECS Phase / 55 FS Phase, Oct 1990 - Nov 1993.

This is not a complete representation of the 55th AMU, but more photos and information will be added based on participation of unit personnel. 

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