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Wing Commander


Col. Erik A. Peterson is the Wing Commander of the 115th Fighter Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard, located at Dane County Regional Airport-Truax Field, Madison, Wisconsin.

Colonel Peterson was commissioned in 1991 from the U.S. Air Force Academy. His past assignments include maintenance officer at Luke AFB and flying duties as a flight lead and instructor pilot in the 18th Fighter Squadron, Eielson AFB, AK and the 34th Fighter Squadron, Hill AFB, UT. He has served as a Flight Commander, 115th Fighter Wing Chief of Safety and Wing Weapons Officer, 176th Fighter Squadron Director of Operations and the 176th Fighter Squadron Commander. He also served as the Commander, 332nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, Joint Base Balad, Iraq. Prior to assuming his current position, he was the 115th Fighter Wing Operations Group Commander.

Colonel Peterson is a command pilot with more than 2,300 flying hours in the F-16C/D, AT-38A, T-38A, and T-37B.

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