Dr. Michael CandersAssociate Professor, Aviation Farmingdale State College
A decorated combat veteran, Dr. Canders served seven years as a naval officer and helicopter rescue pilot, and another eight years in Air Force service after 9/11. His Air Force service included Wing Commander of the 106th Rescue Wing of the NY Air National Guard in Westhampton, and Base Commander of U.S. Air Force 447th Expeditionary Group in Baghdad, Iraq.
Dr. Canders is an FAA-certified airline transport pilot (ATP), commercial helicopter pilot, remote (drone) pilot, and airplane multi-engine flight instructor (MEI). He has been awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, and 19 other decorations.
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