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The opportunity to help the citizens of America in their time of need is one of the greatest honors in my life. I feel privileged to be a member of the most capable airborne/maritime agency in America.

An Air Interdiction Agent aids in rescue efforts following Hurricane Harvey.
An Air and Marine Operations P-3 aircrew conducts extended border operations.


From the small unit, family type camaraderie, to the sheer adrenaline rush of going into action with your brothers around you, every aspect of this job is fulfilling. It is brotherhood, drive, honor, and valor. I am extremely proud of what I do.


I like to know that I am involved in the fight to keep illicit drugs out of our country and all other aspects that are involved with the illicit drug trade. I don’t think people realize what a devastating effect to our society drugs really have, but I think it’s becoming more and more prevalent. Unfortunately, we are not only battling those outside our county that want to bring drugs in, but also those already here that are under the impression that there is no harm or little harm in allowing it in our society. The social issues that stem from this are astounding and are not to be ignored. I like to believe that I am doing my part.

An Aviation Enforcement Agent operates sensors aboard a P-3 aircraft.
Last modified: 
September 30, 2020