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No Good Ending?

no good ending

Faith is on the front page, and the headlines are ghastly. America has been given a fresh look into a barbarism as old as time itself, albeit a look we did not ask for. It’s easy to ignore tragedy and injustice¬†when it’s out of sight. It’s more difficult when it’s ...

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No Killer Instinct

no killer instinct fa18 hornet cockpit

I was a brand new F/A-18 Hornet pilot, and my skills were about to be tested by the squadron’s Commanding Officer. We were going out to execute Basic Fighter Maneuvering (BFM), a skill set which involves aerial combat in the visual area–up close and personal! The training setup had me ...

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