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Col Ray L'Heurex Inside Marine One

May 28, 201410 min
INSIDE MARINE ONE :Four U.S. Presidents, One Proud Marine, and the World’s Most Amazing Helicopter Col. Ray "Frenchy" L’Heureux, USMC (Ret.) was in love with flying since he was a little boy. He built model planes and spent idle time daydreaming about someday flying his own. When he was twelve he received the most amazing gift he could have ever hoped for: flying lessons in a Cessna at the local airfield. When he was allowed to take over the controls for a brief period of the training session he was hooked for life. From that first moment controlling a plane, L’Heureux never could have dreamed that one day he would be flying Presidents and world leaders. In his exhilarating and joyful memoir, INSIDE MARINE ONE: Four U.S. Presidents, One Proud Marine, and the World’s Most Amazing Helicopter (St. Martin’s Press, on sale 5/27/14), L’Heureux recounts his rise through the ranks of the Marines to control the most amazing helicopter there is. From Parris Island to Bravo Company, and then offi

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