After a fruitful career spanning 26 years in the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Joseph Chosney is now happily retired in Jacksonville, Florida. While with the Treasury Department, Joseph Chosney earned various accolades and awards, including the highest acclaim offered to an Internal Revenue Service employee, the “IRS Commissioner’s Award.” Always recognized by coworkers and managers as a dependable employee, Chosney enthusiastically attended a wide variety of courses having to do with the technical aspects of his position, which primarily concerns the operations of the IRS mainframe computers. In addition to a fulfilling career in the Treasury Department, Joseph Chosney also worked for several decades as a Flight Instructor and Air Traffic Controller. Initially getting his feet wet as an undergraduate biology student at Davis & Elkins College, a small liberal arts college in West Virginia, Joseph Chosney, a true lover of the sky, completed the training necessary to earn his Private Pilot’s Certificate before graduation. Choosing to follow his passion for the aviation world post-graduation, Chosney went on to earn various ratings in flight school as both a pilot and instructor, and then his Radar Controller certification from the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City. Post-retirement, Joseph Chosney remains actively involved with his community, and contributes to the Toys for Tots Foundation, the local volunteer fire department, and the Fraternal Order of Police. Still passionate for the friendly skies, in his spare time Joseph Chosney still works as a Flight Instructor. Obviously not adverse to adrenaline-inducing pastimes, he also enjoys scuba diving and competitive shooting. A lover of literature that details stories of courage and overcoming adversity, some of Chosney’s favorite free-time reads include Profiles in Courage, Tales of the Pacific, and the works of Shakespeare.