LtCol Robert “Norm” Peterson is a native of Chicago and graduated from Southern Illinois University and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marines in October 1991.
He completed Pilot training in 1995, was winged a Naval Aviator and was selected to fly the F/A-18 Strike Fighter. LtCol Peterson has deployed worldwide in support of Combat Operations in the Balkans in the mid 1990s, multiple combat Carrier deployments board the USS Enterprise and Harry S. Truman and deployments to Iraq in support of the Global War on Terror since the late 1990s.
He is currently Flying F/A18’s and UC-12s as a Reserve Marine Officer and resides in South Carolina with his wife and 2 sons.
1. 1LT James P. McAvoy (Atlanta, GA)