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Another of the Finest Generation Has Left Us

| August 21, 2020 | 6 Comments
Another of the Finest Generation Has Left Us

Pearl Harbor survivor, US Navy veteran Floyd Welch passes at 99 According to the report, Mr. Welch was at Pearl Harbor when Battleship Row was bombed by the Japanese. Without hesitation, he helped rescue crewmembers trapped on USS Maryland. From the article: The USS Oklahoma was tied up next to the USS Maryland when they were hit with at […]

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USS Essex Carries Load Of World War II Warbirds To Hawaii

| August 15, 2020 | 14 Comments
USS Essex Carries Load Of World War II Warbirds To Hawaii

USS Essex carrying vintage World War II warplanes into Hawaii.  Cranes began hoisting the 14 World War II-era warbirds from the amphibious assault ship USS Essex Tuesday at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. In two weeks they will take part in a series of aerial parades over Oahu to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the war’s […]

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SpaceX crew returns to Earth, splashes down in Gulf

| August 3, 2020 | 7 Comments
SpaceX crew returns to Earth, splashes down in Gulf

“Thank you for flying SpaceX” – Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken return to Earth Two American astronauts have splashed down, as the first commercial crewed mission to the International Space Station returned to Earth. Doug Hurley’s and Bob Behnken’s capsule hit the water at about 14:48 EDT (19:48 BST; 18:48 GMT). The SpaceX Dragon Capsule […]

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Just So You Know….

| May 4, 2020 | 53 Comments
Just So You Know….

Oh, screw the Chinese. All they have is artwork. We already have a stealth bomber working for us. It’s called the B-21 and it’s on the runways, in the hangars, now. The Chinese stealth plane looks suspiciously like a somewhat altered copy of our very own B-21.  They haven’t come up with anything original in […]

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Pilot Leaves a Message

| May 1, 2020 | 13 Comments
Pilot Leaves a Message

  Finally, someone put in writing what most of us likely feel right about now. And he did it where everyone could see it, testing out his dad’s Cherokee at the same time. From the article: He might not be a military pilot, but 19-year-old Towson University student Greggor Hines threw his hat into the elite […]

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Happy Returns of the Day, Dave!

| April 30, 2020 | 27 Comments
Happy Returns of the Day, Dave!

From all of us Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes, Happy Birthday, Dave! May there be many more… *grin*

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Update! Videos: Blue Angels, Thunderbirds fly over 4 US cities in support of healthcare workers

| April 29, 2020 | 20 Comments
Update! Videos: Blue Angels, Thunderbirds fly over 4 US cities in support of healthcare workers

Demonstration aircraft with the United Staes Air Force Thunderbirds and United States Navy Blue Angels perform a flyover of the East Rive, as well as over hospitals in Brooklyn and Manhattan in support of the first responders currently working the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of twelve jets, six of the Air Force’s F-16C/D Fighting Falcons […]

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COVID-19 Delays Movie

| April 5, 2020 | 36 Comments
COVID-19 Delays Movie

Tom Cruise, “Sorry, Mick!” The Need for Speed will just have to wait a bit longer. Top Gun: Maverick is officially delayed from its original June release date. It’s been more than three decades since the 1986 film premiered, and some of us could have waited another three. So, sorry Mick. It’ll have to be […]

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