Jay A. Stout is a retired Marine Corps fighter pilot. He retired during 2001 after a 20-year military career.
Lt. Colonel Stout flew more than 4,500 flight hours, including 37 combat missions during Operation Desert Storm.
Following his military career Lt. Colonel Stout worked for a very short time as an airline pilot before being furloughed after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He subsequently flew for the Kuwait Air Force for a year before returning to the States where he now works for as a senior analyst for a leading defense contractor
Lt. Colonel Stout’s expertise is widely recognized and he has made many appearances as a combat aviation expert on news networks such as Fox, Al Jazeera and National Public Radio.
His latest work is a comprehensive history of the United States’ Army Air Corps most decorated bomber groups, the 303rd.
We discuss daylight precision bombing during World War II.