Got the call.......


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Hello everyone:

I got the call on Friday morning, 8/17/2012, @ 9:11am, that I've been waiting to get for the last 4 years, 10 months, and 9 days.....from the Chief Psychiatrist of the FAA. I'm being medically certified to pursue a career as a professional pilot...what I affectionately call "Heavy Equipment Operator training"...because that's basically what it is. LOL! My immediate family, FB family already knows.

It's been a long road. And now the real work starts. HIMS program is being constructed for me by HIMS AME that will sponsor me and I have to see an agency referred therapist for 6 months. Therapy & flight training will be concurrent.

Headed to Ari-Ben Aviator in October or November. Lots to do before I get there and oh, btw, I will keep my promise....."and that is to assist, encourage, & support anyone going through the medically certified process of HIMS evaluations that are a direct result of past alcohol and/or drug use." That you can count on!

Thanks for all the silent prayers and support!


PS - Thanks Doug for getting me back into the forums.
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Way to stay the coarse and make it thru the process!! Keep us posted on your progress and as always ask question if needed!!


Vocals, Lyrics, Triangle, Washboard, Kittens
Well done. I know from direct experience how frustrating it can be waiting on the FAA. I'm very glad to hear they're working with you. Congrats.