(Editor’s notes: This is the second of a two-part commentary. Part 1 appeared in the April 6 Hilltop Times.)
After serving 20 years as an Airman, I continue to serve as a civil servant stationed in Utah. After 16 years of wearing civilian clothes, I still felt a calling to support the warfighter and serve with the men and women of our uniformed services.
(Editor’s notes: This is the first of a two-part commentary. Part 2 will appear in the April 13 Hilltop Times.)
I miss the sound of jets. I hear the helicopters flying in and out of the camp at all hours of day and night. The sound makes me think mission, but I miss the sound of freedom.