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Erik D. Peterson

Born 7/6/72, Minneapolis
Gender Male
Parents Ronald & Jerrolyn Peterson
Schools Attended

Long Prairie H.S.

Branch of Service Air Force
Additional Identifiers Non-commissioned Officer
Service Timeframe 1991 - 2012
War/Conflict Persian Gulf 1990-1991
Iraq 2003-2010
Afghanistan 2001-2014
Principal Units and Locations

27th Fighter Squadron

494th Fighter Squadron

60th Fighter Squadron

412th Flight Test Squadron

36th Fighter Squadron

555th Fighter Squadron

81st Fighter Squadron

Military Awards and Decorations

Meritorious Service Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal

Meritorious Unit Award

AF Outstanding Unit Award

AF Good Conduct Medal

National Defense Service Medal

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Southwest Asia Service Medal

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Korean Defense Service Medal

Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

Air & Space Campaign Medal

AF Overseas Ribbon Short

AF Overseas Ribbon Long

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon

(with Gold Border)

AF Longevity Service

USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon

Small Arms Expert Marksman Ribbon

AF Training Ribbon

NATO Medal

At Kandahar, Afghanistan


Master Sergeant Peterson served as an avionics maintenance on F-15 Eagle, F-16 Falcon, and A-10 Warthog aircraft.