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From Battlefield to Classroom: The Remarkable Journey of 1st Lt. Troy Smith, MH-139A Helicopter Instructor Pilot

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Wilberto Sanchez, pilot with the 908th Airlift Wing, right, administers the oath of office to then Staff Sgt. Troy Smith, 908th Program Integration Office curriculum and syllabus subject matter expert, during Smith’s commissioning ceremony to 1st Lt. June 29, 2023, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Smith has a long journey to becoming on of the 908th’ future instructors for the wing’s new mission as the formal training unit for the MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopter. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)

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