It’s not every day that you get rejected by a national hero. In 2015, as I was preparing the contents of a speech that I was to give to the cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy alongside leadership guru Simon Sinek, I remember seeing something about one of my childhood heroes, Chuck Yeager, in the news.
On November 25, 2019, Russia launched its newest “inspector” satellite, Kosmos 2542, from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, about 800 km north of Moscow.
Let’s face it: the U.S. Space Force has had a bumpy launch on the internet. Recent controversies, from their decidedly terrestrial camo uniform to the logistical nightmare of renaming numerous bases, and most recently, their logo with Starfleet Command comparisons, show that America’s youngest military branch can’t seem to catch a break.
One of the greatest benefits of serving in our nation’s military is the ability to earn a degree at virtually no cost. Speaking from personal experience, I was able to earn my bachelor’s degree while serving on active duty by using tuition reimbursement.