Major General Tommy Williams
Heritage Flight Foundation, Delta Airlines
USAF Major General Tommy Williams started flying when he was 16 years old in Houston, Texas before attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona. While at Embry-Riddle he participated in Air Force ROTC and after graduation was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Air Force. While in the Air Force Tommy flew multiple fighter aircraft, including the F-15C, F-5E, F-4E and F-16, and acquired over 3,800 hours of fighter time.
After serving on active duty he entered the Air Force Reserve. He recently retired as a Major General serving in support of the USAF Director of Operations at Headquarters Air Force in the Pentagon.
When not supporting the Heritage Flight Foundation Tommy serves as a captain for Delta Airlines on the Airbus A-320 based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Tommy has always had a passion for the fighters of World War II and is proud to play a small part in helping keep alive the heritage of the U.S. Air Force by displaying and flying the P-51 Mustang and F-86 Sabre in air shows across the country.