RTAG Leadership


Joshua Lee RTAG

Joshua Lee – President

Joshua Lee is a former Army helicopter instructor pilot, instrument examiner, and tactical operations officer who now flies for a U.S. based commercial carrier.  He is currently in the Army Reserves flying the C-12 in Fort Worth. He is a professor at Mercer County Community College, and a public speaker.  Joshua has several deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan and has flown both MEDEVAC and Air Assault mission sets. 

Joshua, Erik and the RTAG team have worked hand-in-hand to do whatever is necessary to help veterans make the transition from serving to the civilian world.

Joshua and his wife Becky have worked hard to ensure that veterans and their families get the care and support they need to make the best decision they can after their military career is complete.

When not flying or volunteering, Josh enjoys maximizing time with family, running, playing hockey, singing and playing instruments.

Tim Kirschbaum RTAG

Tim Kirschbaum – Executive Vice President

Tim is a former Army Scout and Attack helicopter pilot, crew chief, tactical operations officer, maintenance test pilot, instructor pilot, maintenance evaluator, air mission commander, and maintenance manager. He currently flies for a U.S. based commercial carrier. Tim retired from active duty in 2018. During his time in the Army, he completed six overseas combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. His combat awards include three Bronze Stars and six Air Medals.

In his off time, Tim enjoys working on cars and motorcycles, scuba diving, hiking, and music concerts.

Jim McClung RTAG

Jim McClung – Executive Vice President of Communications

Jim is a former Army MEDEVAC helicopter pilot, tactical operations officer, unit trainer and air mission commander and now flies for a U.S. based commercial carrier.  Jim retired from active duty service in June 2019.  During his time in the Army, he completed three overseas combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.  His combat awards include two Air Medals.

Jim has been part of RTAG behind the scenes as an advisor from the very beginning, helping put together the first ever RTAG Convention in Savannah, GA.  He officially joined the Board of Directors in 2019 and has continued to help grow RTAG into what it is today by keeping one idea at the forefront of his mind: Help Veterans.

When not flying or volunteering, Jim enjoys spending time outdoors, attending community events, and spending time with his wife Jenna, and their two children, Conner and Amelia.

Becky Lee RTAG Spouse Engagement

Becky Lee – Director of RTAG Spouse Engagement

Becky has been with RTAG since the very first day.  She served in the Air Force Reserves and now runs a successful photography company.  As an Army wife for 18 years Becky saw a need to ensure that RTAG was a place that served the whole family and has sought to bring knowledge and support to the spouses and families during what can be a scary transition. 

She cares deeply about the community and the families that make up RTAGs membership. 

In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and traveling all over the world.


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RTAG is a Veteran run 501(c)(3) non profit organization designed to help all veterans, regardless of experience, jumpstart their post military career in the world of aviation.

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