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My Take on Admiral McRaven’s Recent Commentary

Adm. Bill McRaven is one of the finest combat leaders this nation has ever produced. No one really doubts that. But just like anyone else, [...]

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SecAF Stars in Weird, Confusing Public Affairs Skit

Honestly, I don't know what to say about this video. It seems like an attempt by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James to [...]

  • Welsh All Call

Powerful Video Focuses on Plight of Individual Airmen

I call your attention to a superb production from AFN Aviano and urge that you lend it three minutes that will be well worth the investment. JQP [...]

  • FILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, Navy Adm. John Richardson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. In his blueprint for a stronger Navy, the sea service’s new top boss, Richardson, is blunt about what he thinks matters most: nuclear punch. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Navy Chief Reminds Flag Officers of Moral, Ethical Duties

Navy Adm. John Richardson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Admiral John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, published a letter to [...]

  • Patton

Patience Is a Vice

"A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed at some indefinite time in the future." - General George S. Patton, [...]

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Video: Burned Out Air Force Stretched to Breaking Point

Col. Gentry Boswell, Commander of the 28th Bomb Wing, discusses fleet and aircrew readiness challenges with Fox News. (Photo: FNC) It wasn't long [...]

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Air Force Week in Photos

According to a Fox News report out today, the Air Force is in bad shape. An aging fleet relies on cannibalization from museum aircraft to [...]

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Embattled One Star Shelved in Air Force Public Affairs Shakeup

Brig. Gen. Kathleen Cook, whose leadership of a noticeably subpar Air Force communications effort over the past two years has been frequently called into question, has [...]

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Pretty Darn Good Photo

These patches are going viral. That is all.

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Video: Taxpayer Funded Jackassery

Because "Wingman Day."  We gather people together ... in uniform ... during duty hours ... when we say we're undermanned ... while we're begging Congress [...]

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“Not Exactly” a Good Message

I call your attention to a peculiar and cringe-worthy screed penned by the 60th Dental Squadron commander from Travis Air Force Base. Therein,  Col. Robin Fontenot [...]

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NCO Leads Vitriolic Social Media Dogpile After Valid EES Question

When the Air Force's new Enlisted Evaluation System (EES) was fielded, CMSAF James Cody reassured airmen it wouldn't lead, as some fear, to careerist backstabbing. [...]

  • Al Udeid

Leaders Creating Considerable Improvement in Living Conditions at Al Udeid

Under the hand of Brig. Gen. Darren James, living conditions at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar -- home of the airpower nerve center overseeing [...]

  • CSAF EOD

CSAF Honors Fallen at EOD Memorial Ceremony

Gen. Welsh spoke this morning at the EOD Memorial Ceremony. This is CSAF at his best. I share it here to make sure it gets widest possible [...]

  • NK

Airmen Confront Authoritarian Dictatorship on Korean Peninsula

Airmen at Osan Air Base are spending their days and nights pushing back against a seemingly unbreakable fascist autocracy. But it’s not the North Korean one pictured [...]

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Photo: Travis Support Squadron “Training Session”

This photo was proudly posted yesterday to the 60th Force Support Squadron Facebook page as part of a portfolio of photos with the cheerful caption [...]

  • Sad Airman

Airman’s Creed, Alternate Version

The following "open letter" was penned by a self-described "fed up Air Force officer." We're sharing it not only because it reflects attitudes and sentiments becoming [...]

  • KNS Raimondo

Video: Air Force Master Sergeant Leads Lifesaving Fire Rescue in Korea

A video posted on Saturday to the Facebook page of Bill Frost appears to show a group of people rallying to save residents trapped in [...]

  • Fortney

Air Force Generals Undertake Effort to Root Out Busywork

In the "things you don't see often" category ... a 2-star general sitting as vice commander of an Air Force Major Command has sent a [...]

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New Siding for Air Force Houses … But What’s Underneath?

A tipster sent these photos to JQP along with the following message: "Columbus AFB housing is putting on new siding in many of the on [...]

  • Mcraven

My Take on Admiral McRaven’s Recent Commentary

Adm. Bill McRaven is one of the finest combat leaders this nation has ever produced. No one really doubts that. But just like anyone else, [...]

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