Alan Worthy was a midshipman at George Washington University, and at the time had no interest in aviation. A friend talked him into going to an aviation physical, and was an opportunity for him to be excused from Physics class, so he went. And that started his journey into aviation.
While in flight school, he fell in love with flying. After training in Pensacola, he attended H-46 helicopter training, his first choice. The primary mission for the H-46 was logistics service for the fleet.
Among his numerous deployments, he was Officer In Charge (OIC) of a naval unit in Iraq.
He had four back-to-back cockpit tours, then became the Aide-de-Camp to the Chief of Naval Operations.
Alan had numerous staff tours, including being in Ukraine during the time of the Russian invasion of Crimea.
He currently Director, Aviation Safety at Commander, Naval Air Force, Pacific. He has two Master's Degrees: Military Studies and Global Leadership.