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F-15E...low SA?

F-15E…low SA?



Mind – The term Situational Awareness (SA) describes a level of information processing and comprehension. Fighter pilots train in order to improve and create high levels of SA in often confusing and high threat environments. Like most things in life, experience is the best way to learn and fighter pilots go to great lengths to squeeze every bit of learning out of training missions.  By far, the majority of time spent during training is in debrief. A typical mission may require 2 hours of planning, 1-2 hours of execution, and then 2-4 hours of debrief. During the debriefs instructors review each flight members execution looking for what went right with the game plan and what went wrong. After thorough review, objectives are scored as either being met or not, then lessons learned are created. Lessons learned should remain universally true in context and are specifically what the flight will do when confronted with a similar situation. Clearly, developing high levels of SA requires a lot of experience and lessons learned, sometimes the hard way. For this reason it takes years to create highly proficient instructors. To close, use every moment to learn and build your clue bag to continue to high levels of SA.



Body – Strength


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Photo of Julie Foucher



10 minutes of warmups, jump ropes, jumping jacks, walking lunges

Learn how to perform push presses DEMO http://youtu.be/g0gEsMc1JZ4

10 minutes of push presses


Flight Leads

10 minutes warmups

10 minutes of push presses

10 minutes of power cleans DEMO http://youtu.be/mCUmi2oqlvA


Instructors/Weapons Instructor Course

10 minutes of warmups


The Purple Church by the Horsemen

Every minute for 10 minutes

3x Power Clean

3x Hang Squat Clean DEMO http://youtu.be/apNSP-CH1qk

3x Push Press


Recipe of the Day


New York Pizza




2 1/2 cups warm water

2 teaspoons salt

4 1/2 cups bread flour

2 teaspoons active dry yeast

1/4 cup bread flour as needed

1 Tablespoon olive oil

1 cup dry shredded mozzarella

1/2 cup tomato sauce

2” pepperoni




1. Pour the warm water into the pan of a bread machine, sprinkle in the salt, and add the flour to the pan so the flour sits on top of the water. Make a hole in the top of the flour, and spoon the yeast into the hole. Let the mixture sit for 20 minutes to moisten the flour. Set the bread machine to the knead setting, and knead the dough for about 10 minutes. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface, and knead in 1/4 cup more flour or as needed, adding the flour about 2 tablespoons at a time, to make a wet, sticky, but elastic dough. The dough should be “as soft as a baby’s bottom.” Form the dough into a round shape.


2.Wipe the inside of a large bowl with olive oil, and place the round ball of dough into the bowl. Turn the dough over a couple of times so the dough picks up a thin coating of oil. Cover with a cloth, and refrigerate the dough for 10 hours or overnight.


3. The next day, allow the dough to come to room temperature before rolling out on a floured surface and adding toppings as desired. Roll the dough out thin with a thicker edge before adding toppings.

4. Place a pizza stone into oven, dust it with a little flour, and preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C). Bake the pizza on the stone in the preheated oven until the bottom of the crust is browned, 6 to 8 minutes.



Spirit – Mathew 11:25 “At that time Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children.”



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