UpNext — Kiowa Pilot Amber Smith Explains Why We Need to Hear Our Veterans’ Stories

By The Stream Published on September 13, 2016 •

What’s it like to be one of the very few women flying the Kiowa Warrior helicopter? Gabrielle interviews Amber Smith, veteran combat helicopter pilot and author of the new book, Danger Close: My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Listen in as Gabrielle and Amber discuss:

  • What it was like being a young woman in the military
  • Amber’s work as a veterans’ advocate and what compelled her to tell her story
  • How Amber found her place in her military career

For more about Amber, follow her on Facebook.

Podcast Channel(s): "UpNext" With Gabrielle Jackson Bosché

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