31 Aug '15, 2pm

.@usairforce Airman Author Brings Fictional, Real Heroes to Life

.@usairforce Airman Author Brings Fictional, Real Heroes to Life

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., August 31, 2015 — In stories, the hero is often called upon to accomplish a great task or to take on the weight of a burden they did not anticipate, even though they know that hardships may plague every step of their journey. For storytellers, joy often comes from seeing the hero overcome the many obstacles placed in front of them to emerge strong and victorious against the odds. Air Force Senior Airman Brian McLean is the author of such stories. He is also, in his own way, the hero. As a 11th Space Warning Squadron Future Operations Flight staff instructor, McLean has been handed some heavy responsibility of his own, becoming the main point of contact for all things HEO-3, the newest highly elliptical orbit satellite in the Space Based Infrared System. "It's very exciting to be in charge of something like this," McLean said. "At the time I d...

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