Master Sgt. Mark Salzman hails from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and has been in the Air Force since 1999. He is the flight chief of tactical aircraft maintenance section and some of his responsibilities include performing scheduled inspections, functional checks and preventive maintenance on tactical aircraft and aircraft-installed equipment, maintaining and repairing all parts of the aircraft and ensuring that the aircraft are properly serviced with fuel, hydraulic fluid and liquid oxygen. Salzman was stationed at Beale Air Force Base, California, prior to joining the team. His hobbies include Olympic lifting, gymnastics, and power lifting.