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75 Years ago today…

| August 5, 2020 | 33 Comments
75 Years ago today…

Colonel Paul Tibbets flew his B-29 heavy bomber “Enola Gay” over Hiroshima, Japan 75 years ago today. At 0815 local time on 8/6/45 (1915 hours EDT 8/5/45) his bombardier Major Thomas Ferebee released their top-secret payload. Their payload was so secret only he, Tibbets, and the weaponeer Navy Captain William “Deak” Parsons knew what was […]

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Mars Exploration

| July 31, 2020 | 32 Comments
Mars Exploration

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover has successfully launched on its epic mission to the Red Planet. The rover launched into space atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at 7:50 a.m. EDT from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. After a seven month transit, The Rover will seek evidence […]

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When You Care Enough to Send the Very Best

| July 8, 2020 | 18 Comments
When You Care Enough to Send the Very Best

USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan conduct drills in the South China Sea just days after Beijing threatened to destroy the strike group, as tensions rise in the hotly contested region Two US Navy aircraft carriers are operating in the contested South China Sea just two days after Beijing threatened to attack them. USS Nimitz […]

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Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro

| July 4, 2020 | 24 Comments
Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro

Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro, an Air Force SO Combat Controller (CCT), was grievously injured in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan. The results of the attack were third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body and a 15 percent chance to live. This was plainly unacceptable to “DT” […]

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US F-16 fighter jet crashes in South Carolina

| July 1, 2020 | 14 Comments
US F-16 fighter jet crashes in South Carolina

F-16CM A US Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft crashed during a training mission in South Carolina, killing the pilot, the Pentagon said today.It said the pilot was on a “routine training mission” when the crash occurred. The pilot’s name is being until the next of kin can be notified. Fair winds and following seas. ChipNASA […]

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Air Force Jet Down Over Atlantic

| June 15, 2020 | 14 Comments
Air Force Jet Down Over Atlantic

F-15C Eagle Just in, a US Air Force F-15C Eagle has been reported lost over the North Sea. The cause unknown at this time, as is the pilot’s location and condition. The aircraft was on a routine training mission when the incident occured. Mick sends. US Air Force F-15C aircraft crashes into North Sea, condition […]

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Armed Forces Day

| May 16, 2020 | 8 Comments
Armed Forces Day

Happy AFD, TAH Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes. Jeff LPH 3 sends. Armed Forces Day 2020 Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May. Thanks to President Harry S. Truman, it’s a day to pay special tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces. President Truman led the effort to establish […]

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FSBO- Former Air Force base with ‘panoramic ocean views’ for sale

| May 13, 2020 | 25 Comments
FSBO- Former Air Force base with ‘panoramic ocean views’ for sale

Cambria Air Force Base $4.4M USD and it’s yours! Amenities include a bowling alley, a movie theater, an outdoor basketball court, a putting green, and lots of asbestos. FTA: By KATHE TANNER A spectacular piece of Cambria property with a military past is on the market for $4.375 million, according to various real estate websites. […]

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