Monthly Archives: September 2019

Testimony of Pilot (19): Chapter 3 Ending -Such Men and Women

Testimony of Pilot# 19 “… They leave this tiny ship and fly against the enemy.  Then they must seek the ship, lost somewhere on the sea.  And when they find it, they have to land upon its pitching deck.  Where … Continue reading

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Testimony of Pilot (18): Eulogy For a Fighter Pilot

Testimony of Pilot# 18 They do tell stories about fighter pilots and indeed, fast mover combat pilots of the fighter/attack  clan are seldom reluctant to pass on a little this is no s..t  (TINS) with quite possibly some embellishment of … Continue reading

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Testimony of Pilot (17): Naval Aviation Culture

Testimony of Pilot# 17 Proceedings Magazine – September 2011  published an article by Former Secretary of the Navy John Lehman  “Is Naval Aviation Culture Dead?” discussing  the fallout of Tailhook ’91 and the effect political correctness has had on a … Continue reading

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Testimony of Pilot (16): James Bond Stockdale – Where Indeed?

Testimony of Pilot# 16 MEDAL OF HONOR citation… for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while Senior Naval Officer in the Prisoner of War camps of North Vietnam on 4 September … Continue reading

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Testimony of Pilot (15): “Where you ask? Oh, I can answer that!”

Testimony of Pilot# 15 Where do we get such men? …From the farms and the fields of America, grown from boys who labor and look beyond the horizon toward better lives—for themselves and for their families.          The fields of Lewis … Continue reading

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