Military achievements: Carson High grad earns Navy pilot wings
USMC 1st. Lt. Jamie R. Greene, son of John and Jeanne Greene of Carson City and grandson of Leonard and Janet Allen of Fallon, received his naval aviator pilot wings May 1 at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas.
Greene graduated from Carson High School in 2007 and earned an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering and USMC Pilot commission as 2nd Lt, Class of 2012.
Greene’s aviation training began in NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Fla., where he flew and qualified in Cessna, Beechcraft T-6 Texan II, and the Bell 206 helicopter. At NAS Corpus Christi, Greene completed pilot training flying the Beechcraft CA-12 Twin Turboprop.
Greene is stationed for the next four months at Marine Corp Air Station New River, N.C., where he is training to fly the Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey a tilt-rotor aircraft. After completion, Greene will travel to his duty station MCAS Miramar, Calif., where he will join his assigned air squadron.