Education: professional flight
Payoff: Murray was the first officer on all four legs of the chartered flight for Pope Francis’s tour of the United States in early October 2015. The assignment is the latest during a long career in the Air Force and at American Airlines. A decorated veteran of Desert Storm, he was a captain in the U.S. Air Force, where he was a C-141 Aircraft Commander. At American Airlines, he has been a captain on Boeing 727, 767, and 777 as well as the Airbus 300. He has also served as check airman and international standards coordinator on the Boeing 777 and Airbus 300.