Howard Altman

Status: Senior Writer - Tampa Bay Times
Profession: Military, Opinion and Editorial, U.S. Regional
As seen in: Tampa Bay Times, New York Observer, Washington Times, Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, The Sacramento Bee, Kansas City Star, Stars and Stripes and 13 more

An airman from Canon Air Force Base sits at the control module of a MQ-9 Reaper at Hurlburt Field in Florida on April 23, 2014.<br>John Bainter/U.S. Air Force

Special Operations Command seeks civilian drone pilots to develop new technology

SOCOM, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base, is looking for volunteer drone pilots for a new research effort called ThunderDrone.