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Palo Alto police officer reflects on Veterans Day

Original post made on Nov 12, 2012

For many, Veterans Day is a day off from work or school to pay tribute to those who have risked their lives and served in the armed forces. "It's a day to honor our military veterans in the United States," Palo Alto police Sgt. Curtiss Jackson said. "Being a veteran myself, I think it's important."

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Posted by Ronnie
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 12, 2012 at 8:59 pm

Thanks to you Sgt. Jackson for your service to our country and thanks to you and your your brothers and sisters on the PAPD for all your hard work!

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Posted by A-Strong-Country-Needs-A-Strong-Military
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:47 am

A little about Flight Engineers--

Flight Engineers:
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o) Inspect aircraft before and after flights
o) Plan and monitor the loading of passengers, cargo, and fuel
o) Assist pilots in engine start-up and shut-down
o) Compute aircraft load weights and fuel distribution and consumption
o) Monitor engine instruments and adjust controls following pilot orders
o) Check fuel, pressure, electrical, and other aircraft systems during flight
o) Inform pilot of aircraft problems and recommend corrective action
o) Flight Engineers are selected from the following Aviation Ratings:

Cockpit of PC-30 Orion (RAAF):
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Posted by steve
a resident of another community
on Nov 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm

great article! thanks for serving our country and our community!