Airman Sets Self on Fire- Gaza Protest

| February 26, 2024

U.S. Airman Self-Immolates in Front of Israeli Embassy in D.C. Yelling ‘Free Palestine’


A 25-year-old member of the United States Air Force self-immolated in front of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC, yelling “Free Palestine!” according to reports.

The airman, identified as Aaron Bushnell, broadcasted his entire self-immolation on the streaming site Twitch.

In the minutes before his self-immolation, he says in the video, “My name is Aaron Bushnell, I am an active-duty member of the United States Air Force and I will no longer be complicit in genocide,” according to Newsweek.

“I am about to engage in an extreme act of protest, but compared to what people have been experiencing in Palestine at the hands of their colonizers, it’s not extreme at all. This is what our ruling class has decided will be normal,” he adds.

A blurred video, posted on X, shows Bushnell dousing himself with liquid and then igniting himself into flames, screaming, “Free Palestine!” before simply screaming and falling to the ground.


Airman Bushnell telegraphed his intentions to reporters, who of course did nothing to dissuade him or alert local DC protective services. It’s unclear if he survived this senseless act.

Category: Gaza 2023, Israel, The Stupid is Strong

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USMC Steve

What a screaming dumbass. In the real military he would be courtmartialled for self inflicted wounding assuming he survives. All that and he is still full of ignorant shit.

Hack Stone

Does he still rate a military funeral?


I figured it was an all in one event.

Major Tuddy

How about a military cremation? 😜


Yeah man, he really changed the world with that stunt, didn’t he? That should work right? Palestine should be free as of this time tomorrow! What a dumb ass.

Major Tuddy

I say bring back Mandatory Palestine, put a Governor-General appointed by the Crown in charge, then let London worry about it.

If the natives get restless, have the Royal Marines teach them manners.

Preserve the Jewish Right Of Return to keep the Zionists happy, guarantee religious freedom for all, establish a secular government, then call it a day.


The British military couldn’t take a girl to the dance right these days, much less send arab terrorists to Allah. They are about to give up the Falklands without a shot fired.

Major Tuddy

Rename the current IDF into the Royal Palestinian Armed Forces, then let them do the job. Once they take a loyalty oath to the Crown, and the insignia on their uniforms is updated, they’re all set.


There will be seismic activity at the grave of PM Thatcher. Maggie is NOT amused.



First of all, I clicked on the comment and thought this was some sort of recruiting ad…

Then I forgot the thread I was reading in its entirety

Then I called you all sorts of nasty names, fucker, shithead, ball, gobbler, ass hat, butt licker

then I chuckled 🥹🫡 🖕

Seriously fuck you bitch that’s funny ……but not really …. But Kind of sorta a little bit maybe …’s really sad but how much of an absolute dumbass do you need to be to do something like this I mean come on seriously🙄

Last edited 1 month ago by ChipNASA

Posted up just for you, Chimpy! Smooches….


And there’s DEI folk– women good, men bad!

Last edited 1 month ago by Anonymous

Stuff like this makes me shake my head. Just what was this Airman’s participation in genocide? What are we teaching our kids these days.

Last edited 1 month ago by USAF_Rigger

Former Antifa f*cknut… AF gave him a clearance anyway:;page=21

Last edited 1 month ago by Anonymous

His itnerwebZ history it is turning up, ANTIFA/ACAB/FTP and despised the military and everybody in it.
LaRZ had a MiniMe


When you get sauce would you mind passing it along?

I was getting redditazi mod vibes from the jump. {rubs hands gleefully}



A Proud Infidel®™

So now will the USAF give him Posthumous Counseling on Carbon Footprint given how he said “Hi” to Mr. Darwin?


Angry Cops emergency meme review just dropped!!!

I guess this viking funeral is outta… {checks notes}

I’m not saying that.


What do you mean “it’s in my contract”?


Fine but I’m not happy about it and will be discussing this with my manager.


{sighs}… flaming Aarons.

See, I told you it’d fall flat. That’s not even a real idiom and frankly, as someone with norse heritage, it’s offensive.


I heard Bushnell is a big fan of the mega rock band The Doors. His favorite song is…
“C’mon baby light my fire”


2 pages of comments. I don’t ever recall seeing a subject that has garnered as much attention as airman sparky has provided.


I find it mildly amusing that some of our greatest muses have had gasoline as a component of their final departure.

This Airman, too much gas.

Dan Bernasty too little.


Hey, dramatic stupidity sells, what can I say?

Last edited 1 month ago by Anonymous

Can’t wait to hear the liberty briefs prior to this weekend.


ANTIFA confirmed


Why, yes, a radical leftard… must not be “derogatory” for joining and getting a clearance in the AF if one’s a commie today:;page=21

Last edited 1 month ago by Anonymous

Dummy was involved with just about every fanatical leftwing group he could. Must be one of those “Extremists” that SECDEF was referring to.


I wonder how this Airman would have handled being a B17 crewman in the firebombing of Dresden, or on a B29 turning Tokyo into a human barbecue pit. War is supposed to be brutal, bloody and horrendous. That’s why it’s a thing to avoid. The trend to making war “civilized” is why we have so many who don’t understand it. The Palestinians chose a terror group as their ruling party, what did they think the outcome was going to be?

A Proud Infidel®™

SO will all AAFES Shopettes that sell gasoline now have to have placards on the pumps saying something like “THIS FUEL IS NOT to be used for self-immolation BY ORDER OF THE POST or BASE COMMANDING GENERAL”?

Hack Stone

Aaron Bushnell is still listed on the Air Force GAL. These Help Desk guys are really on top of deactivating email accounts.

Hack Stone

A month later and he is still listed in the Air Force GAL. The Help Desk must be dealing with more pressing matters, like completing their DEI Training.


Maybe to the admin(s) “he’ll live forever”?

So same-same.