You might expect with a job like Sean Dowdys that hed be a basket case, jumpier than Barney Fife after a double espresso. But the Air Force captain appears as relaxed and laid back as Sheriff Andy. Could it be just a clever facade? Maybe, especially when you consider Dowdys unpredictable mission.
One minute, he might be buzzing around his units kitchen, baking up a batch of his famous chocolate brownies, and the next, hes scrambling into the skies in an F-15 fighter, intercepting a bogey zeroing in on our shores. Such is the life of a Florida Air National Guard alert pilot. Full of doubt, danger and desserts left half-baked.
When the klaxon sounds, Dowdys a chameleon, quickly ditching
his domestic side and transforming into a snarling warrior. He
is the first and last line of defense against intruders threatening
American soil, flying into harms way to protect his country and
its citizens. Plus, the man makes one mean brownie.
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