Staff Sgt. Christopher Tidline hails from Dallas, Texas, and has been in the Air Force since 2013. He is an aircrew egress systems specialist and some of his responsibilities include handling and maintaining explosive devices used to operate escape systems, maintaining and repairing items associated with escape and survival systems, such as warning lights, emergency oxygen systems, canopies, lap belts and shoulder harnesses, diagnosing malfunctions and recommending corrective action, and performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on egress systems. Tidline was stationed at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, prior to joining the team. His hobbies are snowboarding, collecting sneakers and hanging out with friends.