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  • BY LT ROBERT GWINN, VFC-111 Key West is a wonderful place to live and an even better place to fly, but what happens when you leave the security of sunny […]

    Always Have a Way Out

    BY LT ROBERT GWINN, VFC-111 Key West is a wonderful place to live and an even better place to fly, but what happens when you leave the security of sunny […]

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  • BY MAJ CURTIS ALEXANDER, VMMT-204 On Nov. 21, 1970, a joint United States Air Force and United States Army mission launched to rescue 61 prisoners of war in Son Tây, […]

    Quantitative Risk Assessment

    BY MAJ CURTIS ALEXANDER, VMMT-204 On Nov. 21, 1970, a joint United States Air Force and United States Army mission launched to rescue 61 prisoners of war in Son Tây, […]

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  • BY AM2 ANTHONY JACKSON, VFA-115 During our fall patrol in November 2016, I was assigned to the early return crew from USS Ronald Regan (CVN 76). We were sent to […]

    Trust Without the Verify

    BY AM2 ANTHONY JACKSON, VFA-115 During our fall patrol in November 2016, I was assigned to the early return crew from USS Ronald Regan (CVN 76). We were sent to […]

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  • BY BILL BELEI                                                                                                                                                   Nothing beats a ride along the coast. Whether at sunrise, at sunset, in the middle of the day or even at night, the majesty and tranquility that […]

    5 Epic Coastal Motorcycle Roads

    BY BILL BELEI                                                                                                                                                   Nothing beats a ride along the coast. Whether at sunrise, at sunset, in the middle of the day or even at night, the majesty and tranquility that […]

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  • COMPILED BY RIDE STAFF   The T-CLOCS inspection checklist shows you what to check and what to look for when inspecting your bike. Although it’s not mandatory, before you ride, […]

    T-CLOCS Decoded

    COMPILED BY RIDE STAFF   The T-CLOCS inspection checklist shows you what to check and what to look for when inspecting your bike. Although it’s not mandatory, before you ride, […]

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  • COMPILED BY RIDE STAFF Conducting a bike check before riding is not only smart but could be life-saving. Before you ride, consider these eight motorcycle inspection tips. 1. TIRES Check […]

    8 Point Safety Check

    COMPILED BY RIDE STAFF Conducting a bike check before riding is not only smart but could be life-saving. Before you ride, consider these eight motorcycle inspection tips. 1. TIRES Check […]

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  • BY MARK MCKENZIE                                                                                                                                     I’ve always worn a helmet – that was one of my dad’s rules. The jacket and gloves were seasonal. At least that was my rule until two […]

    Better Safe Than Sorry

    BY MARK MCKENZIE                                                                                                                                     I’ve always worn a helmet – that was one of my dad’s rules. The jacket and gloves were seasonal. At least that was my rule until two […]

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  • BY TROY LYMAN                                                                                                                                      Where am I? I blinked my eyes a couple times and allowed them to adjust to the soft light that filled the room. From my prone perspective […]

    Awake the Whole Time

    BY TROY LYMAN                                                                                                                                      Where am I? I blinked my eyes a couple times and allowed them to adjust to the soft light that filled the room. From my prone perspective […]

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  • BY CDR JASON BRAGG The week of Thanksgiving I put about a thousand miles on my motorcycle. I traversed through Everglades National Park, circumvented most of Miami then rode up […]

    Seeing Blind Spots

    BY CDR JASON BRAGG The week of Thanksgiving I put about a thousand miles on my motorcycle. I traversed through Everglades National Park, circumvented most of Miami then rode up […]

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  • BY DOUG SIMMONS I am lucky enough to be living and riding on Oahu, in the great state of Hawaii. I moved out here about two years ago to take […]

    Trouble in Hawaii

    BY DOUG SIMMONS I am lucky enough to be living and riding on Oahu, in the great state of Hawaii. I moved out here about two years ago to take […]

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