‘Off to war’: Charleston pilot writes country music hit
by Airman 1st Class Tom Brading
Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs
6/13/2012 – JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — Country music legend Johnny Cash is renowned for his impact to the entertainment industry. However, before Johnny Cash was dressed in black, he wore Air Force blues. Other prior military musicians include Willie Nelson, Jimi Hendrix and Elvis Presley.
One Joint Base Charleston pilot may be added to that elite list of famous songwriting servicemembers.
For Maj. Pete Reddan, a pilot with the 437th Airlift Wing, heading off to deployed locations, such as combat zones, is just another part of the job. But, in addition to soaring through the skies piloting aircraft, Reddan is also an accomplished country music songwriter.
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