Childhood dream becomes reality for Navy pilot

U.S. Navy Lt. Samuel Deedy, a pilot assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 135, Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, Wash., seats himself in an EA-18G Growler aircraft along with Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Flt. Lt. Conrad Stalling, an electronic warfare officer assigned to RAAF Base Williamtown, New South Wales, attached to VAQ-135, NAS Whidbey Island, Wash., Aug. 16, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska 16-3, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Deedy was born and raised in Wasilla, Alaska, and said he ahs dreamt of becoming a pilot for as long as he can remember. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Whitman)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Cassandra Whitman
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