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Retired Air Force Major Speaks to Pierre Squadron Members

November 17, 2021

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Air Force Major Daniel Vaughan (retired), joined Pierre Composite Squadron on Nov 2 via Microsoft teams. He talked about his career and how the military allowed him to raise his family. Daniel Vaughan is the son of CAP Major Lee Vaughan and brother of CAP Captain Ruth Carley.

Maj Vaughan retired to Alaska with his family after 22 years of service.  His message to the cadets was to take advantage of every learning opportunity presented whether in the military or in the civilian world.

"Bosses" will recognize workers who are trying their hardest to do their best at their job and are trying to better themselves by taking classes, according to Vaughn. He said he did not have any "worst" jobs, although he did say some of his jobs required a big learning curve.  Maj. Vaughan said he would definitely choose the military as career again; and would not change anything (except, perhaps, when he got his hand smashed in Iraq!).

Maj. Vaughan’s primary message was one of gratitude and gratefulness which corresponded with our monthly character development lesson. The cadets were able to refer to what he said and apply it to their lives throughout his talk and our lesson.

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