"Flying the Line an Air Force Pilot's Journey " book two is a wide-ranging look at the Air Force Miltary Airlift Command (MAC) in the 1980s and early 1990s while flying the C-5 Galaxy. While the author was stationed in Dover AFB DE and Westover AFB MA he covers flying the Air Force's largest aircraft into a myriad of bases throughout the world and explores his experience in numerous conflicts of the time.
Jay Lacklen is a retired Air Force reserve Lt Col with 12 500 flying hours who teaches Air Force pilot training simulators at Columbus AFB Mississippi. He flew in all major military actions from Vietnam to the 2003 Iraq War. Lacklen graduated in 1969 from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill with an American history degree and is married with four grown daughters and one grandchild.