Jason B. Ladd

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Drones and Why We Love Them

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Personal drones are arriving by the squadron, and we love them. You’ve seen the videos—a proud pilot with an exuberant smile looks into the camera before commanding his creation to take flight. The flying machine lifts off, camera pointed at its master, revealing a panoramic view. Cliffs, the ocean, a neighbors house; it all creeps […]

The Best Deal on Thanksgiving

The best deal on Thanksgiving? Free Grace. You can have it today. Order it HERE on Amazon. Happy Thanksgiving from the Ladds at FIGHTER FAITH! The cover design contest is complete for my book One of the Few: A Marine Fighter Pilot’s Reconnaissance of the Christian Worldview! Click HERE to see the winner. Related Briefs […]

They’re Dragging a Body Through the Street

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The following is an excerpt from my book in-work titled One of the Few: A Marine Fighter Pilot’s Reconnaissance of the Christian Worldview. Click here if you would like to receive updates about this project and receive future briefs from FIGHTER FAITH.  My wingman approached from behind and maneuvered his jet for the join-up.  A […]

What A Film Composer Taught Me About Pitch Shift

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I don’t always spend my evenings in Los Angeles. But when I do, I’m hanging out with Hollywood film composers in pimped out recording studios. Stay thirsty for brilliance, my friends. Admittedly, I am not the most interesting man alive, and I’m not promoting booze. But I did spend an evening with concert and film […]

What Is It Like to Be a Veteran?

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What is it like to be a veteran? Ask my grandfather. He’ll tell you the veteran is a young man preparing for war. It’s training to be a turret gunner in a TBM-1 torpedo bomber. It’s living in a ship and steaming across the world without knowing your mission. It’s bonding with your crew and then […]

Fighting Against the Gravity of God

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Fighter pilots are always considering the gravity of God. During basic fighter maneuvering (BFM), fighter pilots learn how to fight against enemy aircraft in close air-to-air combat. After coming to a merge with over 1,000 knots of closure, each pilot must make decisions about how to fly the aircraft to arrive at a position of […]