Eagle Profile

Tim "Rhino" Bennett

Lt Col (Ret) Tim “Rhino” Bennett was selected as an Eagle for his outstanding contributions to airpower. He flew F-15Es on active duty in the United States Air Force and flew F-16s in the South Carolina Air National Guard. He is a Desert Storm veteran and served in two major conflicts in two different fighter aircraft. He is attributed to being the pilot of the first air-to-air kill in theĀ  F-15E…using an air- to-ground weapon. His span of experience provides insights into ways combat airpower improved throughout his career over multiple deployments, providing many lessons to today’s aviators.

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2024 Lithograph

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