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Commander Sink is a native of Welcome, NC, and commissioned through the US Naval Academy in 2006 while earning a Bachelor’s Degree in quantitative economics. He then attended flight training at NAS Pensacola, FL. Following primary flight training he reported to the E-6B Fleet Replacement Squadron (VQ-7) at Tinker AFB, OK, where he earned his NFO wings.
Operational assignments include his junior officer tour with the Shadows of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron FOUR (VQ-4). His department head tour was with the Ironmen of VQ-3 where he served as the Maintenance Officer.
Shore assignments include E-6B operational test director at Air Test and Evaluation Squadron ONE (VX-1). He was a graduate of US Naval Test Pilot School, class 144, and subsequently the E-6B project officer at VX-20. He also served as the E-6B NATOPS Program Manager at VQ-7 and, most recently, as the E-6B readiness officer at Commander, Naval Air Forces.
He has completed JPME Phase I and also earned his Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering through the US Naval Postgraduate School.
Commander Sink, his wife Lori Beth also of Welcome, NC, and their three children, Beau Bennett, Jude Thomas, and Virginia Claire are proud to call Oklahoma City home once again.
Last Updated: 16 May 2023