Getting ready for a night mission

PHOENIX - When 17 year-old Amanda Birch told her mother she wanted to be a pilot, her mom had a practical question, “How do you even know you like to fly?”

Pilots walking on an F-16 flightline

It was 18 years ago, but the memory of the Khobar Towers bombing is as vivid as ever in my mind - and so are personal lessons I learned from that horrible night that claimed the lives of 19 Airmen and injured hundreds.

Young boy sits in a Huey cockpit

PHOENIX -- As schools let out for summer, a challenge that many face is finding activities that entertain and educate our families. Many people are unaware of a hidden treasure located at Papago Park Military Reservation that is rich with military culture and historical significance to Arizona.


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