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Air and Space Friend
Tim Timmons served over 21 years in the United States Army before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2013. Tims passion for aviation began at an early age, growing up in Maryland he made frequent trips to the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum fueling his imagination of what flight would be like. In 2005 he began flight training in Newport News, Virginia and received his single-engine airplane private pilot certificate in January 2006. Tim went on to earn all three fixed wing flight instructor certificates along with his multi-engine Airline Transport Pilot certificate in addition to seaplane and glider private pilot certificates and tailwheel and high altitude endorsements. In 2013 he earned a Masters Degree in Aerospace Operations from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. After retiring from the Army he served as the Assistant Chief Instructor for Cochise College in Douglas, AZ from 2014 to 2016. He is a two time awardee of the National Association of Flight Instructors Master CFI designation and in 2017 was named Arizonas Flight Instructor of the Year by the FAA. Tim has also been an active member of his community serving as a pilot with the Civil Air Patrol, Flights for Life, Lighthawk, and EAAs Young Eagles program in addition to being AOPA's Airport Support Network representative for Tombstone Airport (P29), Tombstone, Arizona. Tim resides in Anthem, Arizona with his wife and two children.
LTC Timmons served tours of duty in Germany, Albania, Kuwait, and Iraq. His military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (6 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), National Defense Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal (with star), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (with star), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral two, the NATO Medal, the Parachutist Badge, the Bronze Order of Mercury and the Honorable Order of Saint Christopher.