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Special Forces vet took two guns, a knife, and a grudge into fatal meeting

A photo captures Steven Bellino wearing a beard, a hint that he might have been in a war zone in this undated picture. His [...]

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Special Forces vet took two guns, a knife, and a grudge into fatal meeting

A photo captures Steven Bellino wearing a beard, a hint that he might have been in a war zone in this undated picture. His [...]

Family of Spec Ops Airman, who killed commander, alleges a USAF cover-up

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing perform pushups as a tribute to fallen Terminal Air Control Party Airmen, April [...]

Tops in Blue Wanna-Be Pays Facebook in Effort to Win Meaningless Contest

The Air Force not long ago made the wise decision to kill off its embarrassingly gaudy travelling show choir. [Watching the abject whining that ensued [...]

Air Force to Taxypayer: We Have Your Money and We’re Pissing It Away

The photo shown below was featured in a DoD-compiled showcase of "military life." It proudly showcases waste so normalized that it needn't even attempt to [...]

You Had One Job, Episode 1

Welcome to a new series here at JQP. One celebrating the glorious ineptitude of those of who so little is asked, and who still manage [...]

Air Force announces basing decisions for newest weapons systems

An F-16 Fighting Falcon from Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., taxis Oct. 5, 2016 at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. [...]

USAF, Secretary of Defense give final farewell to Deborah James

In an Air Force Farewell Ceremony today at Joint Base Andrews, outgoing Secretary Deborah Lee James said it was an honor to serve as the [...]

Air Force’s future must be defined to remain relevant, effective

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James coins members of Team Whiteman who helped organize her visit to Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., [...]

Air Force to Fix Crippling Manpower Shortage by Adding 4,000 New Recruits

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein says the service is 30,000 airmen short of what it needs to meet requirements. We know this [...]

Air Force Force Prohibits Airmen from Drinking Alcohol During Trump’s Inauguration

Without explaining its rationale, the Air Force has issued a peculiar and eyebrow-raising order heightening military readiness and banning booze consumption among the 40,000 airmen assigned to [...]

When it comes to the F-35, It Really Is As Simple as Trump Makes It

For the first time in a long time, the nation has a chief executive (to-be) actually wading into the subject of the military industrial complex. [...]

“You Are Not Below-the-Zone”

This slice of developmental street wisdom has been circulating among Air Force officers over the past year on various websites and via email. It has [...]

Air Force Academy cadet, retired USAF pilot father killed in midair collision

An Air Force Academy cadet and his father died New Year’s Eve when their aircraft collided with another small aircraft 35 miles north of Dallas [...]

Air Force Fitness Test Debacle: Another Leadership Failure

Among the many poor decisions made by Mark Welsh during his tenure as Chief of Staff was a decree that he would not even consider [...]

New Year brings changes to Air Force personnel performance appraisals

Ben Crosby, 39th Contracting Squadron performance management flight chief, stands in front of the 39th CONS building June 8, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, [...]

A Look Back: A-10 Saboteur Now Northrop-Grumman Board Member

This article first appeared at the Arizona Daily Independent.It is shared here with permission. This month, President-elect Donald Trump’s tweet about the F-35 was making [...]

Mother suing Air Force for wrongful death after her son was shot at base gate

Left: 21-year-old Zachari Johnson was shot and killed after he entered a US Air Force base illegally in 2012. Right: U.S. Air Force Airman [...]

Air Force fitness tracks just don’t measure up

U.S. Air Force Airmen participate in the run portion of the physical fitness test with physical training leaders, Dec. 1, 2016, at the Risner [...]

Loss of situational awareness blamed in death of two airmen in Afghanistan

Former UNM graduate and Rio Rancho teacher Maj. Phyllis Pelky (left) was killed with Master Sgt. Gregory T. Kuhse (right) in the crash of [...]

“Fired Up Chief” Hemorrhages Credibility With Defense of Drunken Crony

Sometimes, things are simple. When they are, you thank your personal higher power it's the case and you move decisively to act on that simplicity. [...]

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