Col JD Partain (USAF) passed away at home with his family by his side on September 20th. He was 59 years old. John is survived by his wife Claire Partain, children David Partain and Rosie Partain and sister Lisa Partain Hampton. He was predeceased by his parents Lt Gen Edward A Partain (USA Ret) and Mary Frances Partain. John Enjoyed a long career as a navigator in the USAF retiring after 28 years of service with both active duty and reserve units and flew many combat missions during that time. After retirement, he continued to serve his country as a contracted employee in developing, testing and supporting software for mission planning. John was an avid runner, music lover, fisherman, and traveler. He loved his family, friends, and brothers in arms and will be missed by many.