MSgt Adam Faine

Retired, RPA Senior Operator

  • Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio
  • Current Location: Hurlburt Field, Florida
  • Injury or Illness: PTSD

A little about Me

Retired Master Sgt. Adam Faine joined the Air Force 1999 as a Remotely Piloted Aircraft Basic Sen-sor Operator. For the next 22 years he was a Special Missions Aviator and Helicopter Combat Rescue in charge of pre- and post-flight inspections, air refueling and gunnery operations. His effective leader-ship enabled 56 aircrew combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Free-dom, making his squadron 300% mission ready. Adam is competing in cycling, swimming and sitting volleyball for 2017 Warrior’s Games and has already earned a Gold Medal at 2017 Air Force Trials in cycling; a sign of things to come at the next level. Adam feels that “suffering” on a bike is good and everything else fades into the background and he looks forward to prove it to the DoD. His biggest supporter is his wife, Kate, and nine month old daughter who constantly encourage him to train and move beyond the pain.

Awards and Decorations

  •   Distinguished Flying Cross w/Valor
  •   Navy Achievement Medal w/1 OLC
  •   Meritorious Service Medal
  •   AF Combat Action Medal
  •   Air Medal w/4 OLC
  •   Meritorious Unit Award
  •   Aerial Achievement Medal
  •   AF Outstanding Unit Award w/6 OLC
  •   AF Commendation Medal w/2 OLC
  •   Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
  •   Navy Commendation Medal
  •   Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation
  •   AF Achievement Medal