How the Marine Corps Could Better Handle IAS

  title={How the Marine Corps Could Better Handle IAS},
  author={Andrew J. Baugher},
Abstract : A GAO report states, "All pilot candidates must complete basic flight training, lasting one to two years, to earn their initial qualifications, or wings. According to DOD, the cost to train each military pilot through basic flight training is about one million dollars; the cost to fully train a pilot with the requisite operational experience can be more than nine million dollars." For the Marine Corps to invest nine million dollars in a pilot only to send him/her on a Marine… CONTINUE READING