By C.J. Risak
Twenty years. Thirteen different aircraft.
That’s what Peter Kranker, who retired from the U.S. Marine Corps with the rank of colonel, has on his résumé. He has flown all sorts of aircraft, from helicopters to fighter jets, and in the 20 years he spent in the armed forces — and he actually served for a time in all of them — what he enjoyed most were the missions he was part of, the missions he flew.