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What is a Flight Surgeon?

What is a Flight Surgeon?

I spent four years serving as a flight surgeon in the United States Air Force. In that role I was fortunate to fly faster than the speed of sound, participate in aerial refueling, and, during training missions, drop a bomb and fire a 50 caliber machine gun out the...
The Joys of Fatherhood

The Joys of Fatherhood

Writers often cite and discuss the trend of delayed motherhood, but don’t write about the possible shifts in fatherhood. Now a study confirms what many have already suspected: the average age of first-time fathers is also climbing to an average of 31 in 2015. I was 35...
Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping

In December, I re-did my front yard with native plants. This process, called xeriscaping, is fun and friendly for the environment. The word originates from the greek for xeros which means dry. Technically, anything you do with your landscaping to eliminate the need...
Parenting: Boy Scouts

Parenting: Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America isn’t just for boys. The organization recently expanded its programs to include girls at all levels. Scouting has had coed programs for a while now, but If you have children of either gender, consider involving them in a Boy Scout program. I...

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