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Majewski pulls tired, old defense of his tales not matching his record

| September 24, 2022 | 128 Comments
Majewski pulls tired, old defense of his tales not matching his record

My records don’t reflect my stories because…drum roll…they classified! That’s it. It was so secret, even I don’t have the proof. From Business Insider; Ohio GOP House candidate J.R. Majewski backtracked on the claim that he was deployed to Afghanistan, saying that his lips — and records — are sealed on the matter. At a Friday […]

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Air Force cadets told to use use gender-neutral language

| September 23, 2022 | 32 Comments
Air Force cadets told to use use gender-neutral language

Diversity training, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, requires the use of inclusive words. Inclusiveness must include “all genders”. The words “mom”, “dad”, and other words that specify male or female as traditionally understood, should be replaced with inclusive words. This is some of the information that Fox News obtained from a slideshow presentation from […]

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Some good news for a change!

| September 22, 2022 | 12 Comments
Some good news for a change!

Vet Suicide rate dips It isn’t a final solution, but it is encouraging that the suicide rate for veterans dropped for 2020, down to about 17 a day in the most recent year for which data has been compiled. That is still a suicide rate roughly double that of our civilian brethren, but the decrease […]

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F-16 pilot’s widow sues AF over counterfeit ejection seat parts

| September 14, 2022 | 17 Comments
F-16 pilot’s widow sues AF over counterfeit ejection seat parts

We talked about Lieutenant David Schmitz a while back when he tragically died in an F-16 accident. You’ll recall he crashed while on a nighttime aerial refueling training exercise (his first ever AR operation for some reason). As we discussed earlier, there was a cascade of failures, any one of which might have saved the […]

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Personnel issues

| September 12, 2022 | 38 Comments
Personnel issues

  Seems like a bunch of minor things – but this is the kind of things that loses troops to CIVLANT when they could be retained. The Air Force comes in at the top of the list –  Child care at Eglin is such a problem that since 7th SF moved in, they had to […]

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Quick updates

| September 7, 2022 | 11 Comments
Quick updates

Want to know why I am pretty sure a recklessly careless killer will face few criminal consequences? No real updated info on  Alec Baldwin, but a quick Google search for the phrase “probation for manslaughter” turned up 4,440,000 hits. Unless it turns out he was staggering drunk, I’m predicting he will do little if any […]

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Former CIA director General Hayden agrees Republicans are worse than any extremist, violent ideology in the world

| August 19, 2022 | 91 Comments
Former CIA director General Hayden agrees Republicans are worse than any extremist, violent ideology in the world

Retired USAF General Michael Hayden, who as NSA Director oversaw the NSA warrantless surveillance program of Americans and then as CIA Director probably lied to Congress about “enhanced interrogation”, thinks you are a bigger danger to the world than any recent extremist ideology. Republicans are more “nihilistic, dangerous, and contemptible” than extremist and violent ideologies “around […]

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Valor Friday

| August 5, 2022 | 19 Comments
Valor Friday

In the War in the Pacific, there were several American positions that the Japanese overran early in the war. Many of these, such as the Philippines, would take years and significant blood to retake. One early battle in the war, and one which was never recaptured, was Wake Island. Wake Island is a tiny Pacific […]

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