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The Air Force Nosedive Will Continue Until it Deals with Toxic Commanders

The Air Force is losing its people. They're bailing out. The generals are asking how they can reverse this flow and once again make the [...]

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A Wet Towel for a Train Wreck: CMSAF Sends Email Begging E-9s to Fix EES Problems

CMSAF is apparently only now realizing that all of those warnings we and others gave him about the EES rollout were valid. Less propaganda, more [...]

The Best EPR Ever Written

Jubilant airmen cheering after reading the best report ever written. We'll just leave this here. By poking fun at the rolling Disneyesque game [...]

AFPC Spokesperson Updates Excuses For SSgt Promotion Fiasco

Air Force Times posted an article Saturday morning containing a Q&A session with an AFPC spokesman. The topic: AFPC's lame attempt to save face after [...]

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Former SecAF Debbie James Named to Unisys Board of Directors

Debrorah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force, enters Falcon Stadium at the U.S. Air Force Academy to deliver a commencement address to the [...]

USAF Secretary says the force is stretched too thin, she’s looking for new ways to do business

For anyone watching the 24-hour news cycle, it’s clear to see the geopolitical landscape can change in seconds — or in 140 characters. To address [...]

Accelerating Reform Efforts, Air Force Leaders Vow to Slash Written Rules

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense [...]

No, CMSAF is Not Picking a Fight With JQP

This article is to correct the record. On August 3rd, we published a piece questioning whether CMSAF Kaleth Wright was spoiling for a fight with [...]

USAF licensed product review for CafePress; 30% off site-wide discount (sponsored)

This post is sponsored by CafePress and brought to you through ShopShare Network.  Details on a Site-wide 30% off discount below. It’s rare occasion when [...]

North Korea Surrenders After Reading Air Force Commander’s Insightful Memo

In a surprise development, the Kim Jong Un regime has vowed to lay down arms, rendering "thousand-fold" apologies to the international community and promptly loading [...]

Update: Former Vice Chief Opines on Pilot Shortage

  I chose this photo for its irony. Here is Larry Spencer having his fourth star pinned by Gen. Norton Schwartz, who in his tenure [...]

Debunking the Mythical Narrative of the Lackland Scandal

In 2011, allegations of trainee sexual abuse by a Lackland Military Training Instructor (MTI) became public. Those initial allegations spawned several investigative spurs that revealed [...]

Is CMSAF Picking a Fight With JQP?

For the third time in as many days, JQP has received an account from a trusted source reporting that Chief Kaleth Wright has been poormouthing [...]

Air Force’s new annual Mental Health Assessment centers on trusted care, full spectrum medical readiness

Senior Airman Augustine Thompson-Brown is a 35th Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician at Misawa Air Base, Japan. Thompson-Brown spent most of her life [...]

Biased “Reporting” Compounds Injustice for Wrongly Convicted Airman

What follows is not unbiased or objective. I fully disclaim it. Like nearly all articles on this blog, what follows is opinion deeply rooted in [...]

Academy Scandal Exposes Air Force’s Continuing Struggle With Sexual Assault

On her official webpage, US Air Force Academy (USAFA) Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson presents a list of seven books she suggests as professional reading. [...]

Lackland Rape Case Tossed on Appeal, Wrongly Convicted SNCO to Walk Free

After three years in prison and after enduring a hellish ordeal as bizarre as it was undeserved, MSgt. Mike Silva will soon be a free [...]

Gut-Wrenching Letter Questions Legitimacy of Military Justice System

The text of the letter below was recently published at the Save Our Heroes facebook page and deserves a broader transmission. As you read through [...]

Air Force Restores Opportunities for Airmen With Massive Enlisted PME Reform

The Air Force is seriously getting its act together in some key ways recently. Not least among the recent signals that institutional reform is on [...]

Air Force TACP Specialist exemplifies ‘Service Before Self,’ receives ESPY

“I will stay strong for the ones who can not, I will fight for the ones who can not fight, I will never F ##### [...]

Suspect connected to Air Force recruiting center bombing now in police custody

  Benjamin Roden, 29, of Tulsa, has been identified as the person of interest arrested in the bombing of an Air Force recruiting center [...]

Air Force Eliminates School Selection at O-4 Promotion Boards

The text below is from an email sent by the Chief of Staff to his wing commanders and key leaders earlier today. In it, he [...]

Bomb set off at Air Force recruiting center, FBI investigating

BIXBY, Okla. (AP) — Federal authorities have confirmed an explosive device was set off outside an Air Force recruiting center near Tulsa, Oklahoma. Bixby police [...]

Here’s an Example of How to Not Create a Positive Safety Culture

This isn't a huge story, but it manages to reveal a lot about what has become of the Air Force's service culture over the past [...]