Photos and interviews by Sam Campbell“In reference to a flood, we actually have analysis that we can do (where) we can look at a prediction from the weather as to how much rain an area will get or how much is coming from upstream, and then fairly accurately predict those areas that need to be evacuated.That’s the key thing about the geospatial capability — it’s a capability that saves … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: What are you doing to better understand the changes happening on Earth’s surface?
Photos and interviews by Sam Campbell“During AIT, I had this spiritual experience. I was always a Christian, always a little more religious than my friends. There’s no greater parish in the world. You get to live with your parish, which is pretty neat. You literally go to the field, you’re sleeping next to the people that the next day, you’re going to get up and go to church service for them. … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: Why did you become a chaplain?
Photos and interviews by Sam Campbell“I grew up around aviation. My dad and grandfather were both Air Traffic Controllers. I remember going to work (with them), going up to the tower and watching them work their shifts. I just grew up fascinated with airplanes. I kind of wanted to be a pilot growing up and didn’t have the eyesight for it. So, air traffic control is the next best thing. I knew … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: What drew you to working in aviation?
Photos and interviews by Sam Campbell“‘Red Seas over Red Skies’ has got fun characters and originally I started reading it because the author wrote a very strongly-worded letter to a fan who did not like the fact that it was unrealistic. He wasn’t happy with how the author told the story. ‘The Clocktaur War’ duology by T. Kingfisher is a good fantasy set of books. There’s no filler to it. It’s … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: What is your favorite book?
Photos and interviews by Sam Campbell“I went to Mobile Force Protection Course in Melbourne, Florida when I was assigned to the 101st Airborne. It was probably the most hands-on experience I’ve had in my entire career. From the gate, it was go. It wasn’t crawl, walk, run. They were training us on Mobile Force Protection Platforms. It was given by ex-Special Forces members, Delta types, you … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: What was the most indispensable part of your training?