Teams are Better

Flying is a team sport, especially in the Air Force. I was part of a two-person team within my jet. Both of us were responsible for carrying out the mission safely, effectively and within the rules and best practices set forth by leadership. We almost always flew together as flights, or groups of two or…

Gunny Knock-it-Off!

I was upside down, held firmly in my seat by high G forces as I sliced through the back half of a loop in my jet. The beautiful blue of the Atlantic filled the top of my canopy and blended seamlessly with the clear blue sky marred by only a couple puffy clouds in the…