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Boomer’s Sunday

| August 18, 2019 | 25 Comments
Boomer’s Sunday

OK. More than 10 Blame Boomer. It’s time once again, Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes, for Boomer’s Sunday, where I cull through his weekly offering of ‘toons, and pick the best ten or so. Honorable Mention goes to my pals AW1 Scott, and AW1 Rod, who both provided some entertainment. If I can drag AW1 Tim […]

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Guardsman, accused of stealing WWII Airmen’s dog tags from National Archives…

| August 15, 2019 | 18 Comments
Guardsman, accused of stealing WWII Airmen’s dog tags from National Archives…

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Bethesda, Maryland. The dog tags belonged to four Army Air Forces airmen killed in plane crashes in 1944. (Michael Kunzelman/AP) …says he was returning them to families One of our ninjas found this […]

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Valor Friday

| August 9, 2019 | 10 Comments
Valor Friday

Mason, Of all the heroes that have graced these pages, the mantle of “ordinary men doing extraordinary things” never fit better. *grin* AW1Ed Mason Everyone who’s served in the Air Force knows of the perpetual screw up “Airman Snuffy”. Snuffy is the foul up who can’t get anything right, forgets to salute officers, and is […]

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Vietnam vet’s remains identified, flown home by son 52 years later in emotional ceremony

| August 8, 2019 | 19 Comments
Vietnam vet’s remains identified, flown home by son 52 years later in emotional ceremony

Col. Roy Knight Jr was shot down in combat in 1967 in Vietnam and, after reportedly ejecting from the plane, his body was never found. After his remains were identified 52 year later, his body was returned to the United States by his son, a pilot with Southwest Airlines. Normally returning the fallen is Hondo’s […]

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Valor Friday

| August 2, 2019 | 24 Comments
Valor Friday

“BUFF” Here’s Mason, once again with a meticulously researched piece about a remarkable aircraft, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. And of the remarkable Airmen who flew in her, one position specifically. The lone enlisted guy. The tail gunner. Mason The B-52 is legendary. It’s one of the oldest American airframes still in service, and continually so […]

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B52 Practice Bombing Run

| July 31, 2019 | 22 Comments
B52 Practice Bombing Run

This one is for ChipNASA, because he seemed to be in need of something to keep his priorities aligned with the stars. I believe this practice run takes place near Guam, although I’m not sure that Guam hasn’t tipped over just yet. Enjoy the show. Nice to see my tax dollars at work.

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Boomer’s Sunday

| July 28, 2019 | 21 Comments
Boomer’s Sunday

Its time once again, boys and girls, for Boomer’s Sunday, where I cull through his weekly offering of ‘toons, and pick the best ten or so. Honorable Mention goes to my pal AW1 Scott, who also provides some entertainment. These are from the right, but I am more than willing to post up differing points […]

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First Ever Medal of Honor Video Recording

| July 12, 2019 | 13 Comments
First Ever Medal of Honor Video Recording

In an article by the American Military News, they write about Air Force Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman, a combat controller, who was killed during a fierce battle against al Qaida fighters in Takur Ghar, Afghanistan, March 4, 2002.  According to the video’s narration, Chapman would eventually be awarded two Medal of Honors for his […]

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