Forrest Fenn served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950-1970. For the first three years of his career he was enlisted, trained in electronics and attained the rank of Sergeant. In 1953 Forrest entered pilot training and upon completion was commissioned a Second Lieutenant. For the next seventeen years Forrest would fly many of the Air Force’s tactical aircraft from the T-6 Trainer to the F-100D Fighter and was a Major when he retired.
The following interview took place in Forrest’s home in mid-summer 2015 and was filmed by members of the Air Force Association. It is Forrest’s own recounting of his career.
The interview, which spans an hour and twenty minutes has been broken into four parts of about twenty minutes each. Photos have been added to aid the viewer in identifying places and equipment. Some of the added photos are from Forrest’s collection, others have come from a variety of sources.