Bill Noelker: Flying Into the Missile

From the cockpit of his F-18 Hornet, Bill Noelker saw the trail of smoke below. The year was 1991, and he was in the Middle East during the first Gulf War. Saddam Hussein had one of the top five largest armies in the world at the time, and he had invaded Iraq. The United States…

Josh McGuire: One in Seven Million

by Daniel Lowry The racetrack was packed on a cool October night. The red, clay dirt was smooth and the mighty roar of the race cars drowned out the crowd, which cheered as the powerful machines rocketed around the small oval. In a turn, one of the cars went on two wheels, rolling over, upside…