Last Fly-In from “Deployment” as a Kestrel

I put quotes around “deployment” because, for most of us, this was the shortest turn around that was considered an actual deployment. Not only were families spared the typical 8-10 months of separation, the 2 month deployment was split in half as most of us flew over to Hawaii to enjoy the air wing’s mid-port call. […]

Summer Fly-In!

When it seems as though there’s much hatred in the world, I look towards the people around me and feel so honored to have the most loving and supportive people in my life. I’m priviledged to be a part and capture reunions between military families who go months and even years without seeing each other. […]

A Day Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan – Airshow Included

The conversation between my husband and I about our days are vastly different. I take care the home front while he takes care of top secret military agendas. He comes home and I can never truly understand what his position entails: the danger of flying a half a billion dollar fighter jet, top secret knowledge, and the […]

Change of Command

“A change of command is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit from one commanding or flag officer to another.” The other week, I was able to attend our squadron’s COC. The Commander (Skipper) passed his power down to the Executive Officer (XO), both whom I’ve personally […]