by Tech. Sgt. Dana Rosso
477th Fighter Group Public Affairs
4/29/2015 - JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Maj.
Jessica Pisano became the 477th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander
during a change of command ceremony here on JBER, April 12.
Pisano accepted the reins of leadership from Lt. Col. Timothy Pemberton
who will move on to be the deputy chief of maintenance here in the 477th
"Under Lt. Col. Pemberton's leadership, the AMXS has been recognized for
numerous awards and decorations" said Col. David Piffarerio, 477th
Fighter Group Commander. "The AMXS flew the most flying hours in a year;
in fact we doubled flying hours and sorties over unit training assembly
ops during his command."
Pisano came to the came 477th Fighter Group in October 2014 from
Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ where she served as the Executive Officer for the
924th Fighter Group. Most recently Pisano served as Maintenance
Operations Office in the 477th AMXS.
"This unit has overcome tremendous challenges and has a proven record of
success through standing up a unit, deployments, exercises, TFI
milestones, furlough and fiscal constraints... and continues to execute
the mission with poise and professionalism everyday" said Maj. Jessica
Pisano. "I look forward to embarking on this journey with you over the
next few years and the challenges we will surmount together."