Bryan Radliff promoted to colonel

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Lieutenant Colonel Bryan P. Radliff was promoted to colonel in a ceremony on Nov. 12 at Duke Field, Eglin AFB, Fla.
Major General Frank J. Padilla, commander of the 10th Air Force at Fort Worth, Texas, was the presiding officer who administered the oath of office.
Radliff is currently undergoing training to fly the world’s most advanced aircraft, the F-22 Raptor.
He is a command pilot with more than 3,200 hours in T-38, F-15 and F-22 aircraft, and has more than 90 combat hours. In April, Radliff will assume command of the 477th Fighter Group, Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, Alaska.
Radliff entered the Air Force in 1989 as a distinguished graduate of the ROTC at SIU, Carbondale. He was recognized as the Reese AFB, Texas, Instructor Pilot of the Year in 1995, and next flew the F-15 Eagle at Eglin AFB and Tyndall AFB, Fla.
Before returning to Florida this year, he served as a strategic planner and reserve adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
The son of Ray Radliff and Dorothy Jenkins of Vandalia, he  currently resides in Niceville, Fla., with his wife, the former Lisa Peyton of Vandalia (the daughter of Dave and Jessica Peyton), and daughters Brittney and Sabrina. Their son, Christopher, lives in Orlando with his wife, Kristen, and their son, Thomas.