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One of the biggest challenges military units face is the ability to train as they fight — firing all weapon types and engaging targets much like they do in combat.

A Weather Surprise

I was just four months out of flight school when I found myself deployed to Iraq. For the most part, progression was uneventful, except for those dust landings under night vision goggles.

  • 20 October 2019
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Know Your Options

Helicopter pilots have a potential landing site at any open field, but fixed-wing pilots really like to have a runway available to them. Being aware of airports that are viable alternates, regardless of weather conditions requiring it, just adds to your list of options.

  • 13 October 2019
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Whether at Home or the Hangar

Although many years have passed, I distinctly recall the practical exercise on changing a tire as a young private just starting my military career.

  • 13 October 2019
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Killed by Convenience

As the load was lifted, one of the chains snapped and struck the Soldier with enough force to literally rip out his throat.

  • 1 October 2019
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