Mile High Militia
Meet the members of the 120th Fighter Squadron, who protect the skies over Colorado.
- By Ed Darack
- AirSpaceMag.com, August 18, 2011
Pilots fly two to three times a week, focusing on different skills related to close air support missions, long-range strike missions, homeland defense, and dogfighting. It's not all fun and games, says Lieutenant Colonel Tim Conklin: "Pulling 9 Gs hurts. Watch how I walk down the hall; my body is bent."