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The Gouge

We have an expanding team and we are taking this opportunity to highlight our new talent. This week, we are introducing you to retired Marine and our new Hawk pilot, Mike Perez.

Mike, take it away:

1. Give us your first name and your position at RAVN.

Mike – Hawk pilot

2. Who / what inspired you to pursue your career?

I grew up around aviation since my father worked for Delta Airlines. From as young as I can remember, I wanted to be a pilot. I chose the military as my avenue to get into aviation and have loved every aspect of the journey.

3. What are your hobbies/things that interest you?

If I am not flying, my next favorite activity is SCUBA diving and underwater videography.

4. What is the most fulfilling part of your job?

Being part of a team of professionals who continue to serve our country through support to warfighters.

5. What’s the best advice you can give to someone who just started their career?

Dream big and be willing to work hard to make your dreams become reality.

6. What was your path to your job (college degree, etc.)

I graduated from the Naval Academy with a Marine Corps flight contract. After serving 28 years in the Marine Corps, I was blessed to be hired by RAVN so I can continue contributing while doing something I love (flying).

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