U.S. Marine Corps 1st. Lt. Jamie R. Greene, a tribal member and son of John and Jeanne Greene of Carson City and grandson of Leonard and Janet Allen Fallon received his naval aviator pilot wings May 1 at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas.
Greene is a graduate of Carson High School Class 2007 and with the help of former Tribal Chairman Alvin Moyle, he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy where he received his USMC Pilot commission upon graduation with the Class 2012.
His aviation training began in NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Fla,, where he flew and qualified in a Cessna, a Beechcraft T-6 Texan II and the Bell 206 helicopter. At NAS Corpus Christi Greene completed training flying the Beechcraft CA-12 Twin Turboprop.
Currently Greene is at Marine Corp Air Station New River, N.C,, for the next four months where he will be training to fly the Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey, a tilt-rotor aircraft. After completion, Greene will travel to his duty station at MCAS Miramar, Calif., where he will join his assigned air squadron.