Air Reserve Test Pilot, 16 Year Experienced Marine Vet Died In A Traffic Accident
According to the Thursday news release of Edwards Air Force Base, an Air Force reserve pilot, and a Marine Corps Maj. Aaron “Amber” Frey who served for 16 years died at around 7.30 p.m. on last Monday.
Maj. Aaron Frey (42) from Evergreen Colorado was assigned and working for the 370th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards. In addition to that, he was an F-35 test pilot for the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards and also served as an F-16 test pilot instructor for the Air Force Test Pilot School.
Maj. Aaron Amber Frey was a loving husband, father for 2 kids, friend, warrior, wingman, and a talented Airmen according to the Gofundme page.
Edwards Air force Base officials mentioned in a statement that, “He had the most recognizable radio voice that brought smiles to all who heard him talk on the radio.”
Frey was deployed in Afghanistan twice during his 16 years in Corps. He first joined the Marine Corps in 2004. While he was working as a Marine he graduated from the Air Force Test pilot school and was assigned to 461st FLTS. He joined the Air Force Reserve about 1 year ago.
A memorial service for Maj. Aaron “Amber” Frey is planned for the 16th of July at Edwards.
See more of his photos below.