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Pedro Caetano

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Instructor Navigator, Chief of Safety @ United States Air Force

Navigation Instructor, Chief of Safety, C-130 Navigator. My responsibilities include the daily management and leadership of a flight of 30 students. I also provide instructions/management of training in multi-million dollar simulators and aircraft. I am involved in the process of instruction, evaluation, and grading of student performance. As a navigation instructor, I am specialized in small team dynamics in high pace, high pressure environments.

How I Got Here

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Undergraduate Degree(s): Computer Science
Graduate degree(s): Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Favorite class(es): Operating Systems, Statistics, Economics.
Changing majors:

I did not change my major during college, but I did pursue an MBA.

Moving from college to career:

Worked in corporate world as a database administrator and senior programmer/analyst for 6 years before deciding to join the Air Force.

Career influences:

Love of flying; patriotism.

The Ups and Downs

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You think you're boss is bossy? Travel to exotic destinations; a few, but mostly to the sandbox.

Recommendations

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Should have joined the Air Force before staying a long time in the corporate world. It closed a few doors in the long run, but I'm happy to be in my current position.

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