College of Engineering

Veteran Starts the Path to Aerospace Engineering

Prescott, AZ., November 30, 2011

AE Veteran

Embry-Riddle highly encourages Yellow-Ribbon veterans by providing opportunities for soaring to excellence through flight and engineering. Marine Sgt. Michael “Bulldog” Blair takes full advantage of these opportunities and inspires others. Sgt. Michael "Bulldog" Blair’s first solo flight account was featured on AOPA Online, telling the Iraq war veteran’s story and accomplishments since wounded in an improvised explosive device attack.

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