SAFB Honors Fallen Pilot

Sheppard Air Force Base honored one of its fallen pilots on Wednesday morning.

They honored Lt. Marco Tosi by naming a road on the base after him.  Tosi was training to be an Italian Air Force pilot and was part of the Euro NATO Joint Jet Flying Training Program at SAFB.

On August 24


, 2001 Lt. Tosi's aircraft was leading a demanding two ship formation.  His wingman aircraft collided with his.  He was killed from his injuries from the collision and never had the chance to eject.

Lt. Tosi is remembered as an outstanding pilot who was filled with generosity, enthusiasm and determination.