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Air Force changes service anthem to become more friendly to Persons Without Penii

| February 28, 2020 | 47 Comments
Air Force changes service anthem to become more friendly to Persons Without Penii

The U.S. Air Force changed lyrics in its service anthem by dropping gender references that exclude women. Of course, it did.  Just for the record,  I have always been very friendly to Air Persons. The change announced Thursday by the Air Force chief of staff, Gen. David Goldfein, is designed to make the service friendlier […]

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The Air Force is Pleading with People to Adopt Some of their Retired Military Dogs

| February 20, 2020 | 27 Comments
The Air Force is Pleading with People to Adopt Some of their Retired Military Dogs

Poetrooper sends us a heart-tug article about retired military dogs finding forever homes, and the difficulty the Air Force is having placing them. I’d take one in a second if my health would allow it. Read on, maybe your new best friend is waiting.. The Air Force officials at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland are becoming […]

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Colonel sentenced to five years for child porn

| February 1, 2020 | 17 Comments
Colonel sentenced to five years for child porn

Col. Mark Visconi, shown in this 2007 photo as a major.(David Armer/Air Force) One of our ninjas posted this on the WOT, but asked me to give it more exposure as a stand-alone article. Must be a some odd trait in the Visconi family, ’cause Frank’s nephew Mark Visconi has been sentenced for child pornography. […]

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Trump Unveils New Space Force Logo…

| January 25, 2020 | 21 Comments
Trump Unveils New Space Force Logo…

Poetrooper sends us President Trump’s new Space Force logo, inflaming trekkies everywhere. I dislike the reference to the Chair Force, and think it should be part of the Navy Department. Like Star Trek was.*grin* Just don’t issue red jerseys. They say plagiarism is the sincerest form of flattery. I must admit some test plans I’ve […]

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USAF Captain Convicted at Court Martial, Skips Sentencing Hearing, Offs Self

| January 25, 2020 | 26 Comments
USAF Captain Convicted at Court Martial, Skips Sentencing Hearing, Offs Self

Capt Kevin Larson was an RPA (AKA “drone”) pilot assigned to Creech AFB, NV.  He also apparently had a severly frowned-upon hobby for a military officer:  using and distributing drugs. Larson was convicted at court-martial for a number of UCMJ offenses:  drug use, possession, distribution, assault, conduct unbecoming of an officer and making a false […]

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Boomer’s Request Video

| January 14, 2020 | 8 Comments
Boomer’s Request Video

Boomer sends me videos as well as his famous ‘toons, but I simply don’t have the bandwidth to view, edit, and post them up. Here’s an exception to the rule. Enjoy!

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First all-women team enters Aviano bomb-building competition — and wins

| January 14, 2020 | 11 Comments
First all-women team enters Aviano bomb-building competition — and wins

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ana Merkel, a munition inspector from the 31st Munitions Squadron, conducts an inert bomb build at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Jan. 7, 2020. Merkel developed the idea for the all-female ”Bouncing Bettys” team, which won the competition. ERICKA A. WOOLEVER/U.S. AIR FORCE Ex is still under the weather, and asked me […]

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FIFTY-TWO: Hill Air Force Base executes the mother of all elephant walks with 52 F-35s

| January 7, 2020 | 52 Comments
FIFTY-TWO: Hill Air Force Base executes the mother of all elephant walks with 52 F-35s

‘Completely coincidental’: Air Force launches 52 fighter jets in training exercise GDContractor and Mason send us links about an Air Force display known as an “Elephant Walk” which in this case involved 52 F-35As*. Pretty impressive display, as intended. The 388th and 419th Fighter Wings that call Hill Air Force Base in Utah home have […]

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