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Accident at Keesler Claims Airman

| August 3, 2021 | 10 Comments
Accident at Keesler Claims Airman

Eggs sends us the sad news of the passing of Airman Daniel Germenis, killed in a tragic vehicle accident. Three others were injured. He married his home town girl in June, and had his whole life before him. Deepest condolences to his bride, family and friends. WLOX.com The sadness turned to anger when Eggs sent […]

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Valor Friday

| July 30, 2021 | 7 Comments
Valor Friday

Today’s subject comes by way of a request. The story might seem vaguely familiar to those who regularly read my weekly articles. As incredible (and true) as today’s story is, another man did something very similar nearly three years later.  James Allen Ward is a New Zealander who was working as a teacher at Castlecliff […]

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The redemption of Gus Grissom

| July 26, 2021 | 18 Comments
The redemption of Gus Grissom

Lieutenant Colonel Virgil “Gus” Grissom, USAF was many things in life. He died at the all-too-young age of 40 in the disastrous Apollo 1 capsule fire in 1967 along side Lieutenant Colonel Ed White, USAF (the first American to walk in space) and Lieutenant Commander Roger Chaffee, USN. Before that, Gus had been an aviation […]

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Indiana ANG A-10 gets “Blacksnake” paint job in honor of Revolutionary War hero

| July 13, 2021 | 20 Comments
Indiana ANG A-10 gets “Blacksnake” paint job in honor of Revolutionary War hero

As a military history buff and a former Zoomie, I have a great love for the shark teeth motif commonly found on the A-10 Thunderbolt II. I have found a new favorite though. The above pictured “Blacksnake” theme put on this Warthog is, as the article says, “BRRRT-iful.” The Air National Guard unit this particular […]

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Air Force personnel can chose PT events next year

| July 2, 2021 | 18 Comments
Air Force personnel can chose PT events next year

The Air Force incorporated changes to its physical fitness tests that it will roll out in January. These changes provide a list of options for each fitness test event. For example, they could chose to do shuttle runs, or walks, instead of doing their runs. From Task & Purpose: The new test, which the service […]

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AC-130 gunship crew receives medals for saving 88 lives in combat

| June 28, 2021 | 8 Comments
AC-130 gunship crew receives medals for saving 88 lives in combat

The crew of Shadow 71 (pictured) all received medals for their performance over Afghanistan back in September 2019. From Military.com; An Air Force AC-130J Ghostrider gunship crew was awarded multiple medals this week for providing cover and close-air support for special forces personnel during a September 2019 battle in Afghanistan. Five air commandos from the […]

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Nellis Air Force Base Hosts First-Ever Drag Queen Show: ‘Essential to the Morale, Readiness’

| June 21, 2021 | 57 Comments
Nellis Air Force Base Hosts First-Ever Drag Queen Show: ‘Essential to the Morale, Readiness’

Navy, your affiliation with the gay community through the Village People might be at risk. Air Force comin’ in hot out in Vegas. Brietbart is fresh out with an exclusive report that Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada hosted a drag queen show and characterized it as part of an inclusiveness that’s “essential to the […]

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USAF combat controller who already earned Air Force Cross receives Airman’s Medal for heroics stateside

| June 14, 2021 | 9 Comments
USAF combat controller who already earned Air Force Cross receives Airman’s Medal for heroics stateside

A US Air Force battlefield airman, who was awarded the service’s second highest award for combat valor, the Air Force Cross, has now earned the service’s highest award for non-combat valor. Military.com reports; For Master Sgt. Daniel Keller, bravery isn’t confined to the battlefield. The airman earned the highest Air Force award for noncombat bravery […]

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