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PNN Meets Blue Angel Number One

By Jennifer Burton

What does it take to be the Commanding Officer of the Blue Angels, the Navy's premier Flight Demonstration team?  For Commander Greg McWherter, it takes guts, incredible focus and a sense of humor.
I caught up with Blue Angel Number One recently at the Officers' Club at NAS Fallon.  Even surrounded by some of the best [...]

New Washoe County Schools Superintendent Pulls Gs with the Blue Angels

By Jennifer Burton

"Thrilled, honored and absolutely glad I went."  Those are the words Washoe County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Heath Morrison, used as he stood on the tarmac following a 20 minute, once-in-a-lifetime ride with the Blue Angels Tuesday.
I interviewed Dr. Morrison after he landed, and having been in the backseat of an FA-18 a few years ago, [...]