Three months into my job as a communications officer and I think I’m finally becoming comfortable with the position. There have been some stressful situations. I still tense up whenever a Mil-ship’s beacon appears on my board, but I’ve gotten to know the com-officers on most of the bigger Mils and it’s not hard to cut through the hyperbole that they can’t help but use.
This morning is no different. I slide into my com chair and put on my gear. It’s almost routine now. My panel lights . . .