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Tyndall AFB marches us towards Skynet

| April 6, 2021 | 21 Comments
Tyndall AFB marches us towards Skynet

We take one more step into the world where we’re hunted by robots. I for one welcome our new robot overlords. I’d like to remind them that as a trusted veterans blog personality, I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground lithium caves. Anyway, back to our regular programming. The […]

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PTSD turns USAF general into a pedophile

| April 1, 2021 | 53 Comments
PTSD turns USAF general into a pedophile

The KoB sends in word that this retired Air Force general officer, who plead guilty to five felony counts of possessing child porn, after being charged with 15 (fifteen!) second degree felonies for possession of child porn and one third degree felony for criminal use of a communication facility, has been sentenced. He spent his […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal tapped to play TSgt John Chapman in movie chronicling his heroic last stand

| March 26, 2021 | 10 Comments
Jake Gyllenhaal tapped to play TSgt John Chapman in movie chronicling his heroic last stand

In the early days of the War in Afghanistan there was a US Air Force Combat Controller named John Chapman assigned to a Navy SEAL team. On March 4, 2002 the team was aboard a US Army Special Operations MH-47E Chinook helicopter to take a 10,000ft mountain peak Takur Ghar. Their airship taking numerous enemy […]

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AF Academy’s “Diversity and Inclusion Reading Room”

| March 4, 2021 | 55 Comments
AF Academy’s “Diversity and Inclusion Reading Room”

Not a Safe Space The Air Force has decided in order to better grow cadets into Air Warriors, a “Diversity and Inclusion Reading Room” was necessary. Exactly how this will assist in achieving that goal has been left unsaid. Poetrooper sends. Exploring big ideas: Diversity and Inclusion Reading Room opens at Academy By Ray Bowden, […]

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Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

| March 1, 2021 | 10 Comments
Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100

Last week retired Air Force Lieutenant General Leroy Manor died, four days after his 100th birthday. Manor was commissioned into the Army Air Forces in 1943. Flying 72 combat missions over Europe in P-47s. He rose to the general officer ranks by the time of the Vietnam War. As a brigadier general, Manor commanded the […]

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Air Force Chief of Staff wants new, low-cost fighter to supplement F-35 and F-22

| February 25, 2021 | 41 Comments
Air Force Chief of Staff wants new, low-cost fighter to supplement F-35 and F-22

The long-in-development, expensive, flashy, packed with technology (some of which doesn’t even get used by the pilots – looking at you voice command system) F-35 has “failed” according to Forbes. In the now textbook example of feature creep on big ticket defense projects, the F-35, once supposed to be the low-cost fighter of the future, is […]

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Alabama military plane crash leaves 2 dead

| February 20, 2021 | 9 Comments
Alabama military plane crash leaves 2 dead

The crashed plane was a two-seat T-38 jet assigned to the 14th Flying Training Wing based out of Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi Michael Ruiz, Brie Stimson Two pilots flying a training mission were killed Friday when a military jet crashed near Montgomery Regional Airport in Alabama, the U.S. Air Force confirmed. The two-seat […]

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Air Force Concerned Atoll May Sink

| February 11, 2021 | 28 Comments
Air Force Concerned Atoll May Sink

Wake Island Congressman Hank Johnson (D- Ga) unavailable for comment. Air Force wants to know if key Pacific airfield could disappear under rising sea By WYATT OLSON The Air Force is spending $1.75 million to gauge the effects of future sea-level rise at Wake Island Airfield, located on a remote Pacific atoll that is a […]

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