Afghan Pilots Resettling in Idaho Dream of Flying Again

Episode 8 July 12, 2023 00:46:32
Afghan Pilots Resettling in Idaho Dream of Flying Again
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Afghan Pilots Resettling in Idaho Dream of Flying Again

Jul 12 2023 | 00:46:32

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Show Notes

Amani and Bashir are experienced Afghan military pilots who served alongside U.S. allies. Now resettled in Idaho, they are part of Global Talent’s first cohort of pilots to work toward become certified commercial airline pilots in the U.S. It’s a demanding and expensive process – one they are navigating while supporting their families back home in Afghanistan. But they are determined. Once you fly, they said, your heart belongs to the sky. You can learn more about Global Talent's pilot project, one of the first of its kind in the U.S., and support these pilots at www.idahorefugees.org/pilots.html.

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