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So That You Want My Job: Air Force Pilot

So That You Want My Job: Air Force Pilot

Today we come back to our “So you would like My Job” Series, by which we interview males that are utilized in the sort of jobs men dream of having, and get them in regards to the truth of the principal site work as well as for suggestions about exactly how males can finally become what they always wished to be once they was raised.

Because of this installment that is second we interviewed Cameron Schaefer, regular AoM factor, writer of Schaefer’s Blog, and high-flying Air Force pilot. Thank you to Cameron for participating.

1. Inform us only a little you from about yourself(Where are? Where do you head to college? Just how old will you be? Describe your task and exactly how long you’ve been at it).

I will be 24 years of age and currently are now living in Tacoma, WA with my partner and 9-month old daughter. I happened to be born and raised in Laramie, WY. We spent my youth playing lots of activities and enjoyed all plain things in the open air. We went to the united states Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO graduating in 2006. Upon graduation, we attended Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) at Vance AFB in Enid, OK. After logging over 200 hours into the T-6 Texan and T-1 Jayhawk I obtained my wings and relocated with my children to McChord AFB final June to start my job as a C-17 pilot. When I’m maybe not blogging or exploring the area that is local the household, I’m frequently flying missions offshore, transporting troops and gear anywhere and whenever the usa forces require us.

2. Why do you desire to be an Air Force pilot? Whenever do you realize it was everything you desired to do?

I remember watching movies like “Top Gun” and “Iron Eagle” and being fascinated with flying and the idea of being a pilot when I was young. Because the Air Force Academy was at exactly the same conference that is athletic Wyoming, i got eventually to look at Academy cadets if they would show up to try out us in soccer. There clearly was without doubt that their life had been much diverse from the typical university student, and I also ended up being fascinated.