Watch Standing

My replacement's here. I stand relieved of my watch. Eight hours wasted Nothing for me to report It's Liberty Call at last! Relieved © 2017 by Benjamin Goodrich

Flight Ops

Hiss...Bang! Hiss...Bang! Flight ops are my wake up call. I crawl out of my rack, Put on my uniform, Then rush to morning muster. Hiss...Bang! Hiss...Bang! Flight ops are my working day. The flight deck is abuzz, As fighter jets are launched, And the helos hover above. Hiss...Bang! Hiss...Bang! Flight ops are my lullaby. I... Continue Reading →

(Mis)Adventures in Flying, 2007

Recently I recounted a business trip to Atlanta for training, and the difficulties I encountered flying to and from that city’s airport. This was not my first experience with substantial delays, or with issues at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Let us go back in time to 2007, not long after your humble correspondent enlisted in... Continue Reading →

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