TANS by Lou RiviezzoTANS by Lou Riviezzo


byLou Riviezzo

Paperback | May 12, 2010

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A standing riddle in the Air Force goes something like this: "What's the difference between a fairy tale and a war story?" The answer is: "A fairy tale begins 'Once upon a time ...' and a war story begins 'This ain't no s***!'"

Enter the world of TANS, in which author Lou Riviezzo, who spent twenty years working in munitions, tiptoeing through bomb dumps and performing weapons maintenance, draws upon his varied experiences in short stories about people, places, and events that span the globe.

In "Buffs," learn about the majestic B-52, the maintenance people who prepare the craft for flight and how pilots must navigate through deadly situations.

In "How to Make an Impression on Those Around You," discover what's involved in a "quick turn," when planes returning from a mission in a shooting war are refueled and rearmed fast.

In "Truth, Justice and the American Way," discover why old stalwarts in the Air Force protect their own and the codes they follow.

There are many more stories in this collection that pay tribute to those who served. Relive the '60s, '70s and early 1980s in TANS.

Lou Riviezzo retired from the U.S. Air Force after a rewarding career that allowed him to visit five continents and twenty countries. He lives in Florida with his wife, and he enjoys traveling, fishing, and spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Lou Riviezzo retired from the U.S. Air Force after a rewarding career that allo...
Title:TANSFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:May 12, 2010Publisher:AuthorhouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1426931042

ISBN - 13:9781426931048

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