Imagine flying into Iran to rescue the American embassy employees being held hostage. What would it be like to be a pilot of a military refueling aircraft, loaded with jet fuel and passengers, accelerating to takeoff speed, then having to do a high-speed abort because of an aircraft malfunction. Put yourself in an aircraft that crashes onto a remote airstrip during a blizzard. How would you react to being a young man who has it all, being a military pilot and newly married, but you learn that you have leukemia. You are then told about a new medical procedure called a bone marrow transplant but, half the people who have tried that have died. What would it be like to be a member of the United States military, training to defend your nation against the Soviet Empire during the Cold War, when your government tells you that you are going on a mission to establish Christian organizations in the Soviet military. These are all real-world stories from graduates of the Class of 74 of the United States Air Force Academy. Read, laugh, cry, learn and be inspired.qA Focus on the Family program addressed this issue and said that men often go through their entire lives thinking that sometime in the near future, life will slow down so they can spend more time with their ... Air Force, she became an Air Force Individual Mobility Augmentee (IMA) and then joined the Air Force Reserve unit at Peterson AFB. ... She generally worked with the Guard for one weekend plus one or two days each month and would then get one long deployment each year.
|Title||:||United States Air Force Academy Class of ?74|
|Author||:||James S. Tomes|
|Publisher||:||Author House - 2014-08-15|