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Veteran's Voice: Turning a child dream into a career

Video Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
Published on August 12, 2020 - Duration: 02:03s

Veteran's Voice: Turning a child dream into a career

In this week's Veteran's Voice, we'll see how watching spectacular air shows inspired one child to work at Nellis Air Force Base as a grown up.

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Veteran's Voice: Turning a child dream into a career

VETERANS VOICE - WE'LL SEEHOW WATCHING SPECTACULAR AIRSHOWS IN LAS VEGAS - INSPIREDONE CHILD TO WORK AT NELLIS AIRFORCE BASE AS A GROWNUP.(PKG) 4:00:00 I'VEALWAYS HAD A CALLING TO SERVE -ANTHONY NOLL'S MILITARY QUESTBEGAN WITH UNLV'S ROTC PROGRAM.3:33:00: A RECRUITER CAME TO MEAND SAID LISTEN YOU'RE A SMARTGUY - YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOUWANT TO DO BUT THERE'S THISROTC PROGRAM - YOU SHOULDCHECK IT OUT AND IF YOU LIKE ITYOU COULD BECOME AN OFFICER -3:54:00 I GOT IN AND I LOVEDIT.AFTER 4 YEARS IN THE PROGRAM -ANTHONY BECAME AN OFFICER -EARNING A PILOT SLOT IN THE AIRFORCE IN 2009 - WHILE HE WASACTIVE - HE FOCUSED MOSTLY ONTRAINING 1:44:10 FOR A YEAR ANDHALF I WAS A LIEUTENANT - AND IDID VARIOUS TRAINING THROUGHOUTTHE COUNTRY - ALABAMA, COLORADO- BUT HIS TIME IN WAS CUTSHORT - 33:42 THERE WAS ADOWNSIZING OF THE MILITARY ATTHE TIME AND UNFORTUNATELY, IWAS FORCE SHAPED - NOTWANTING TO GIVE UP ON HISMILITARY DREAM - HE REACHED OUTTO A FRIEND - WHO SET HIM UP ASA MILITARY CONTRACTOR- BRINGINGHIM TO NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE -HELPING AT THEIR WEAPONS SCHOOLWHERE THEY TEACH TRAINING ANDTACTICS.53:53: I MANAGED THE TRAININGFOR SOME OF THE AVIATIONSQUADRONS DOWN THERE - 10:20:00ITS AMAZING JUST REALLY SEEINGHOW WE TRAIN EVERY SINGLE DAYTO WIN FIGHTS - IT WASDEFINITELY NEAT TO BE IN THATCULTURE OF EXCELLENCE - SINCEANTHONY IS FROM LAS VEGAS -WORKING ON NELLIS AIR FORCEBASE - WAS BITTERSWEET5:03:32 AS A KID I RECALL GOINGTO A LOT OF THEIR AIR SHOWS OUTAT NELLIS AND ITS JUST AWESOMESEEING JETS AND THINGS LIKETHAT I DEFINITELY THINK IT HADAN INFLUENCE ON ME GROWING UP.STILL KEEP IN CONTACT WITH ALOT OF PEOPLE I WAS IN WITH -WERE ALWAYS THERE FOR EACHOTHER - 9:48:00 AND YOU'RE ALSOSERVING YOUR COUNTRY - THERE'SNOTHING BETTER THAN THAT THANCONSTRUCTION - AND WORKED ONBUILDINGTHE T MOBILE ARENA.CURRENTLY - HE WORKS CLOSELYWITH HIS COMPANY - RAISINGMONEY FOR DIFFERENTORGANIZATIONS LIKE THE NEVADAMILITARY ALLIANCE AND THEAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.VETERANS VOICE IS SPONSORED BYLEXUS OF LAS VEGAS AND LEXUS OFHENDERSON.TIME NOW IS X:XX --- NEWCONCERNS ABOUT SENDING S

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