William J. Lessig



Preferred Name:
Bill

Nickname/Call Sign: Scorpion

Date of Birth: January 10, 1935

Highest Military Grade Held:

Hometown: Reading, PA

Biography

Bill Lessig entered the USAF in 1954. From 1963-1966 Bill flew the F-100 with the 7272nd Fighter Training Wing out of Wheelus AFB, Libya.
He left the USAF in 1968 and spent the next years in telecommunications, as the Vice President and General Manager of Venice Marine Center in FL, and in 2002 started Prointegrators LLC in Birdsboro, PA.
Bill’s favorite quote is “Check Six & DBYA. The two most useless things for pilots are the runway behind you and air space above you.”

Units Assigned

  • 1954 Entered USAF
  • 1963-1966 7272nd Fighter Training Wing, Wheelus AFB, Libya (F-100)
  • 1968 Left USAF

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100
 
Wall of Honor Location:
Foil: 10
Panel: 2
Column: 1
Line: 83

Military Education

  • USAF University

Civilian Education

Biography

Biography

Bill Lessig entered the USAF in 1954. From 1963-1966 Bill flew the F-100 with the 7272nd Fighter Training Wing out of Wheelus AFB, Libya.
He left the USAF in 1968 and spent the next years in telecommunications, as the Vice President and General Manager of Venice Marine Center in FL, and in 2002 started Prointegrators LLC in Birdsboro, PA.
Bill’s favorite quote is “Check Six & DBYA. The two most useless things for pilots are the runway behind you and air space above you.”

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1954 Entered USAF
  • 1963-1966 7272nd Fighter Training Wing, Wheelus AFB, Libya (F-100)
  • 1968 Left USAF

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100
 
Wall of Honor Location:
Foil: 10
Panel: 2
Column: 1
Line: 83

Military Education

  • USAF University

Civilian Education

Photos
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