Brig. Gen. R. Steve Ritchie
Brigadier General R. Steve Ritchie
Brigadier General Steve Ritchie, United States Air Force veteran is one of five “Flying Aces” and the only Air Force Ace Pilot of the Vietnam War, downing five enemy aircrafts throughout the war. Ritchie talks about his experience flying the F-104 Starfighter, as well as the F-4 Phantom II, and the tactics the USAF used to ensure the highest level of success for their pilots. A decorated veteran, Ritchie has earned the Air Force Cross, four Silver Stars, and ten Distinguished Flying Crosses throughout his military career, among many other awards.