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GOP Discovers Woke Military

| November 21, 2022 | 26 Comments
GOP Discovers Woke Military

During a House Armed Services hearing, Florida Congress Critter Matt Gaetz asked SECDEF Lloyd Austin about his thoughts on Critical Race Theory in the military. Austin dismissed the issue saying, “We do not teach critical race theory. We don’t embrace critical race theory, and I think that’s a spurious conversation.*” This exchange occurred over a […]

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Navy can’t seem to do separations right

| September 6, 2022 | 17 Comments
Navy can’t seem to do separations right

Lots of unhappy hoping-to-be ex-sailors out there about now.  Back in the Stone age when I was thrown out, as part of the separation process I went to the personnel center on Ft. Bliss, they finalized my paperwork, a 71L typed up my DD-214 (wrong, but that’s another story) and I walked out a PFC […]

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Allegations at San Antonio Medical Center

| July 26, 2022 | 12 Comments
Allegations at San Antonio Medical Center

Col. Ken Bode, the outgoing commander of the 959th Medical Operations Squadron, says  the Joint Base San Antonio hospital has a deeply ingrained toxic culture of “cronyism and sycophancy” that is “an affront to ideals of military leadership.”  Well, actually he says the Air Force side of it is OK, all the fault is on […]

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Fewer vets recommending the service

| July 19, 2022 | 36 Comments
Fewer vets recommending the service

According to Military Times, a recent survey of veterans shows that we went from about three-quarters of vets recommending the military in 2019 down to less than two-thirds in 2021. I can’t imagine just what happened in those two years that could have driven down morale and enthusiasm. Clearly we need a Rand Corp study […]

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