Ben came to the Abilene Pipers as part of an exchange student program sponsored by Pilots Without Borders. Ben has performed with the Pipers at numerous parades and bar mitzvahs. Ben aspires to play pipes at the installation of Britney Spears into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame sometime in the near future. He will be the first piper to play at this type of celebration according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Ben flies for the USAF. When he was awarded his wings 2,563 pilots retired from the profession saying, “OK, That’s it! We’re out!” We aren’t sure if this is actually an honor, or not.