Editor’s note: In commemoration of Black History Month, The Pentagram is featuring a series about Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Soldiers and who influenced their careers in the arts or subjects of expertise.

U.S. Navy surgeon general Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, on behalf of the Department of the Navy, instituted a new policy regarding the medical waiver process. The changes were officially signed Feb. 15, and impacts all applicants, with greater emphasis on enlisted to officer commissioning programs.

Pictured above is Tester 10, one of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School’s (USNTPS) 10 T-38C Talon aircraft. The T-38C is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer, and is the backbone of the fixed wing (FW) curriculum. This aircraft was first obtained by the school on Oct. 7, 1969 an…