Joseph Murphy (‘13, DB) is a flight test engineer for the F-35 fighter jet at Lockeed Martin, Edwards Air Force Base in Palmdale, Calif. He holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle and is currently completing an MBA-Aviation degree with a concentration in Airport Management, also from Embry-Riddle. He is also a private pilot. Upon graduating with his undergraduate degree, he was employed by HondaJet as a flight test engineer for the HA-420, the first aircraft to be developed by Honda Aircraft Company. In 2015, at the age of 23, he landed his “dream job”—working for Lockheed Martin. Robert Ewing (’94, DB) is the Aviation Academy Director at Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg, Fla., and a certified flight instructor. He led the establishment of the Aviation Academy at Admiral Farragut in 2008, developing the curriculum for grades 8-12 and recently partnering with Embry-Riddle’s dual enrollment program. He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle and is currently enrolled in the Master of Aeronautical Science program at Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus. Ret. U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Charles Schwarm (’97, PC) has flown over 2,300 military flight hours in five types of aircraft: T-37B Tweet, T-2C Buckeye, T-45C Goshawk, T-34C Turbo Mentor and the F/A-18 Hornet (A, A+, B, C & D variants). In his 17 years of service to his country, he flew more than 200 combat missions over Iraq and Afghanistan and traveled to more than 40 foreign countries. He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle. His personal decorations and awards include the Single Mission Air Medal with Combat “V” for Valor, 11 Strike Flight Air Medals, three Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, five Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, the Meritorious Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Marine Corps Drill Instructor Ribbon. He retired from the military in 2014 and is currently a pilot for GoJet. Seboseso “Sebo” M. Machobane (’94, PC) is a Regional Officer for Air Traffic Management and Search and Rescue for the International Civil Aviation Organization, based in Nairobi, Kenya. In this role, he promotes ICAO policies, standards and recommended practices and air navigation plans across 24 states in the Eastern and Southern Sub-region of Africa. For the past five years, he has been considered “Mr. Airspace” in Africa, for his leadership in improving safety and efficiency of the Africa-Indian Ocean airspace. He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle, an M.S. in Aviation Safety and an M.S. in Industrial Safety Management, both from Central Missouri State University. Mark G. LaPole ('84, PC), the director of advanced imaging at Ball Aerospace, is the portfolio manager for an array of precision optical sensors used across scientific, military and intelligence platforms. He has received numerous honors throughout his career, including the 2010 Space Foundation Achievement Award, the NASA Silver Snoopy and the U.S. Air Force Officer of the Year Award.