USAF Major General Tommy Williams, Ret’d


USAF Major General Tommy Williams, Ret'd

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.