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Charles E Yeager was born on February 13 1923 in Myra West Virginia and raised the nearby village of Hamlin for the first eighteen years of his life His father drilled natural gas and his mother was a housewife At an early age Chuck helped his father drill and learned mechanics from his father Chuck was always fixing the car engines or the drill engine if it broke In high school Chuck played basketball and baseball although he never really excelled in either He also was not that smart in school He said the only thing that he was good at was typing and math everything else he got a D in After high school Chuck being poorly educated and destitute decided to join the US Army Air Corps The funny thing about that is that Chuck never even saw an airplane on the ground until he was 16 years old when it had an emergency and landed in a cornfield and Chuck was not even impressed with it He said the reason that he joined the Air Corps is because the recruiter made the Air Corps sound more interesting that the Navy recruiter Anyway Chuck joined the Air Corps as a mechanic After a year of being a mechanic the Untied States was short pilots so they put up a notice to see if anyone wanted to become a pilot Chuck signed the form however it took another year for them to pick him It was always hard for Chuck to fit in among the other pilots and mechanics Because he was from West Virginia he had a strong accent and a poor education so he was never given a chance at first Then when he first went in a plane he almost quit the pilot school because there was turbulence and he was bumping all over the place On the other hand once he flew a plane by himself
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