Mr. Steve Wages
- April 24, 2020
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Steve Wages was raised in Griffin, Georgia where he graduated from Griffin High in 1984. After attending Georgia Tech and Georgia State, he graduated with a BA degree in Political Science, minoring in Computer Information Systems in 1989. Receiving a commission in the US Air Force upon graduation, he attended Undergraduate Pilot Training at Columbus, AFB, flying T-37 and T-38 aircraft and receiving his Air Force pilot wings and a FAA Commercial Pilot License with Multi Engine and instrument ratings. He then took an assignment to the Alaska Air National guard where he flew HH-60G Pavehawk helicopters in the 210TH Rescue Squadron, based out of Anchorage, AK.
Returning to Griffin in 1995, he continued his career in aviation by attending Clayton College and State University and obtaining his FAA Airframe and Powerplant license there. Since entering the civilian aviation field, he has spent time as a mechanic, part sales and management, computer software systems implementation, design and management for companies such as Gulfstream, Bell Helicopter and Zodiac Aerospace. Currently Steve is serving as the Director of Operations for the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation, a 501c(3) non-profit flying museum, based in Henry county.
Steve has been an active volunteer over the years in several organizations including Arnold Air Society, Civil Air Patrol and 4-H. He is currently very active with the Spalding County 4-H program as a certified adult volunteer along with his wife and two of their 3 children. Steve and his family are long time residents of Spalding county, living near the Birdie community.