As a life-long space enthusiast, Captain Joseph Gallo, one of the trip chaperones, was especially captivated. During the question and answer period one of the CNY cadets asked what advice Astronaut Wilson had for the audience.Wilson’s recommendation was to “find your passion and then pursue it.” The advice was perfect for the cadets, many of whom are nearing high school graduation.
The Air and Space Museum was packed with hundreds of aircraft, helicopters and space craft.
Captain David Mackintosh organized a tour of a lifetime.
The cadets and officers presented flowers at the graves of Air Force legends Generals Hap Arnold, James Doolittle and Chappie James.
Twenty cadets and five officers from across CNY undertook the awesome adventure.
CNY Group (NER-NY-134) organized a trip to Washington D. to visit the Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum and Arlington National Cemetery the weekend of 24-26 February.