SOUTHINGTON, CT, U.S.A.
U.S. AIR FORCE
TSGT, DETACHMENT 2, 25TH INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS SQDN, RAF MILDENHALL
03/31/2005, NEAR TIRANA, ALBANIA
Technical Sergeant Glenn Paul Lastes, was born September 9, 1965. He was a direct support operator in Detachment 2, 25th Information Operations Squadron, died in the crash of a MC-130H Combat Talon II in Albania.
TSGT Lastes, 39, graduated from Southington High School in 1983. He was on the wrestling team. He joined the Air Force a year after graduation to try to figure out what he wanted to do in life. He made the Air Force his career. He found his niche there. He enjoyed the camaraderie, the people he was with.
The other crash victims were members of the 7th Special Operations Squadron, part of the 352nd Special Operations Group.