On a sad and sobering note, our Naval Aviation community lost two of its members in a tragic crash on Wednesday. This is the very worst part of this life, and you never get used to it. Please, take a moment today to remember these two outstanding officers whose loss is felt by many. My wish is that their family and friends will find comfort in this most difficult time, and remember that their loss will never be forgotten, and will be honored always.
Here's our flashback foto - three years ago Wednesday, Pilot Pete set off for his first day of "class" at TOPGUN. We had just moved into our rental (incidentally, we no longer live there) and Little Dude had just started rice cereal a few days earlier:
|Look at my boys...time flies.|