On your civilian resume, write: "I was an adventurous young Fighter-Jock, until I took some shrapnel to the knee..."
"Just drive down that road, until you get blown up [by shells]"
- General George Patton
"After several men of the company had been blown up by shells, I noticed that a spirit of uneasiness became dominant."-Major Leonard R. Boyd
At least you don't have to worry about FOD, Briefs, flight books, or ruining some perfectly nice ALSS tech's life with how awesome you think you are. =)
"Though we live on the US dollar, you and me we got our own sense of time."
Order of the (spacey) Advanced Roleplayer