From the Author
This paperback was released some time after the Kindle book, which has received over a hundred five-star reviews. Those reviews for Flying Low
can be seen on the Amazon.com Kindle page.
About the Author
Brian was a teenage cowboy on two southern Arizona ranches before he became the young horse wrangler for a movie company filming television westerns at the Old Tucson movie set.
After two years at the University of Arizona, the author entered the Naval Aviation Cadet Program in Pensacola, Florida, and became a carrier-qualified jet pilot at age twenty.
As a naval aviator, Brian flew 3,669 hours in thirteen different types of aircraft, made 652 carrier landings (163 of them at night), and flew 183 combat missions during the Vietnam War.
He was awarded the Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and thirteen Air Medals.
He went on to command Attack Squadron 35 aboard USS Nimitz
While in the Navy, Brian earned a B.A. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Operations Research & Systems Analysis.
Besides his flying tours, Brian served as aide to the Senior Member of the United Nations Armistice Commission in Korea, aide to the Commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet, and Chief of Special Studies for the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Captain.
Brian then worked as a consultant and software developer before serving as a manager with the Arizona state government.
He is now retired again ... and writing. His web site is: brianbryans.com/