On May 13, 2021, a Brother, Husband, Father, and Son passed away. Peter McCarthy was born and raised in suburban New York. Peter began his active-duty military career in 1972 and served in the Air Force for twenty years. He served as a staff officer at both Air Force headquarters at the Pentagon. He retired from the Air Force in 1992 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Peter then continued his aviation career in the private sector, flying on-demand charter in Lear jets and Navajo turboprops in early 1993. He became a Captain/First Officer for Southwest Airlines in mid-1993 and served there until his retirement in 2009. Peter resided in Austin, TX and is survived by his son Michael and sister Tara.
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Published by MilitaryTimes.com on May 22, 2021.