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Posts tagged ‘Reserve’

Tweet As the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001 looms upon us, I find myself (like so many) reflecting on where I was on that day and examining the culture changes that have changed our social landscape since. That Tuesday morning was a seasonably pleasant and clear day in the Midwest. I remember going to […]

Tweet I had the pleasure of being invited to talk with two popular Flight Attendant bloggers, Bobby Laurie and Sara Keagle who host an aviation news and discussion program called The Crew Lounge about the Navy’s Flight Attendants [2nd Loadmasters]. We discussed what 2LMs (and other crew members) do and how they differ from their […]

Tweet Within the past couple years, the Navy has made changes to the enlisted seabag in part to the response to feedback leadership was receiving from the Sailors in the fleet. These changes have come with mixed feelings from the Sailors who currently serve and a lot of negative feedback from those who served prior. […]

Tweet Much of what I write about surrounds my experiences as a member of a flight crew but an equally noteworthy part of my experience in the Navy is being a Chief Petty Officer. I was reminded of this topic as I recently watched a new group of Chief Selectees go through induction and become […]

Tweet Every so often when I tell someone about my reserve status I’m met with an interesting response from them: “Really…and your job is ok with that?” My reply is that my company is pretty good about supporting my military service but that I’m also try to ensure that they are kept in the loop […]

Tweet So I get a lot of questions about my job in the Navy Reserve, what the missions are like, etc. So I decided to cover the questions I get asked the most. So you’re in the military right? What do you do? I’m a Crew Chief on C-40A aircraft and fly people and cargo […]

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