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Wyatt Hill takes to the skies in flight officer training


Liz Wood

Ensign Wyatt Hill, after receiving his Naval officer commission, holds his great grandfather's sword along with his nieces Sophia, left, and Emery Hill.

Since his graduation from the Naval Academy and commissioning in the US Navy, Saratoga High School graduate Wyatt Hill has been spending time in the air learning to command naval flights. Hill hopes to be in the back seat of an F-18 as a Naval Flight Leader (NFL) by the end of his training. Currently, the 23-year old, is completing his time in the T-6 Texan II, a single prop, low altitude plane used for primary and intermediate Naval Flight Officer (NFO) training.

When asked why he joined the Navy, Hill replied, "It was just a desire to serve. My country has done a lot for me and I might as...

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