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Blue Angels more than team of elite pilots

| Jeff Peyton
Petty Officer 2nd Class John Russell is a man on a mission. A rookie with the Blue Angels, Russell hopes to earn his keep as the elite organization’s flight line controller. “First,” he said with an easy smile, “I need to make E-6.”
Blue Angels ground crew practice their support roles for last weekend’s Pensacola Air Show. (U.S. Air Force photo)


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