I’ve spent a lot of time talking about how the military can encourage people to…
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C.W. Lemoine is the author of the military/espionage thriller novels The Spectre Series. He has flown the F-16, F/A-18, and currently flies the 737-800 for a Legacy U.S. Airline. Visit his website and sign up for his newsletter at: www.cwlemoine.com | Facebook | Twitter |
Yes, the money in the airline world is better, but guys aren’t leaving just because of the money. They’re leaving because they’ve been devalued.
As you look at your options, you realize that the military doesn’t care about you. You’re just a number. Time to look out for your family. You hang up that G-suit and head to the airlines.
“This is it,” I said with a nervous sigh as we walked into the briefing room. I had done this song and dance once before in the F-16, only then I knew I was transitioning from one capable, badass fighter to another. This time was different.
Whether you call it Red Air, Adversary Air (ADAIR), Aggressors, Contract Red Air, or OPFOR, these experienced fighter pilots simulate aircraft and tactics from potential threat countries to give our frontline fighters the best training experience possible.