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 [...]

Quick Hits

Quick Hit: Dumb Article Stereotypes Entire Generation of Warriors

I'm only sharing this article to remark on how woefully misguided it is, and to critique the entire premise of bundling a generation of people [...]

Quick Hit: Bean Counters Finally Start Turning Against Military Band Waste

With generals crying in Congress about personnel and equipment shortages, it should be a shock to the taxpaying public that wasteful spending has not yet [...]

Curious Video: Air Force Parachute Infantry Vigilante?

Anti-shoplifting vigilante Norman Reynolds, 60, of Elkhart, IN. Photo: WSJV. Here's one that will likely make the Stolen Valor crowd apoplectic. Normal Reynolds appeared [...]


Former Chief Barraza Sentenced in Sexual Misconduct Case

In a story underscoring the Air Force's continual struggle to develop leaders capable of holding power and authority in their hands without morally unraveling, Command [...]

Beyond the Partisan Headlines, Services Work Tirelessly to Help Puerto Rico Recover

Capt. Jared Powell, 15th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III aircraft commander, flies a C-17 to pick up cargo for a humanitarian mission to Puerto [...]

Why Are These People “Adjunct Professors” for the Air Force?

Here's one that catches me by surprise, because I keep thinking -- perhaps over-optimistically -- that the Air Force is finally starting to awaken from [...]

JAG Preempts Anthem Protest in Constitutional Crackdown

Off the back of the NFL kneeling controversy, which instigated a firestorm of social media wrangling about the appropriateness and acceptability of players choosing to [...]

General Tells Racists at Air Force Academy to “Get Out”

Machiavelli has gotten a bad name over the years, but those who've studied strategy recognize the timeless genius of one of his key precepts (paraphrasing): [...]

After Extensive Delays, MSgt. Mike Silva Finally a Free Man

It was more than two months ago that we first brought you the story of MSgt. Mike Silva, the former Military Training Instructor wrongly convicted [...]

Idiot Under Investigation

Chaplain Doctor Captain Sonny Hernandez made a name for himself, in a bad way, by taking to the blogosphere to rhetorically scourge the skin off [...]

The Real Three Amigos

As a participant and observer of the Air Force for nearly three decades now, I've seen good and bad leaders come and go. We've had [...]

Today’s Quiz: How Did the USAF Get So Short-Staffed?

Lots of positive news coming out of the Air Force recently. Many signals that the current leadership team gets it and is committed to making [...]


In my post-service days, I've regularly been thanked by unassuming strangers for serving in defense of our country. Like so many others, I respond as [...]

Want to Solve the Shortage of O-4s? Here’s How

The Air Force likes to solve things with blunt force polices that carpet-bomb a problem rather than target it discriminately and precisely. This is especially [...]

Air Force Lowers Promotion Standards to Address Officer Shortages

It's been a season of relative optimism about the future of the Air Force. But the service is still prone to bouts of myopic personnel [...]

Appeals Court Finds Judge Abused Discretion, Reverses Lieutenant’s Sex Assault Conviction

Second Lieutenant Paul Leonhardt was found guilty of a single count of sexual assault in a December, 2015 court-martial convened at Eielson Air Force Base. [...]

Will Reality Winner Walk Because of FBI “Mistake”?

A recent article shared to JQP Facebook from affiliate site Popular Military asserted that the FBI made a "mistake" in the process of arresting Reality [...]

Officer Dismissed Over Consensual Friendship

Take a look at this slice of Air Force "justice" ... chronicled recently in Stars and Stripes. Summary: Lt. Col. Denis Paquette, a deployed squadron [...]

Air Force Still Improperly Firing Squadron Commanders

For several years, we've devoted substantial energy to chronicling the unaccountable firings of Air Force squadron commanders.  If you've followed JQP, you'll recall the cases [...]

After 20 years in the Air Force, I finally found the right razor

We’ve partnered with Dollar Shave Club to bring you this product review and show you how easy it is to subscribe. After more than 20 [...]

30 Days After Appellate Ruling, Air Force Continues Wrongful Imprisonment of MSgt. Mike Silva

MSgt. Michael Silva has spent more than three years in prison on rape charges that the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals has since set [...]

17-year-old hacks the Air Force, earns most money from bug bounty program

Then acting Secretary of the Air Force Lisa Disbrow and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discuss the importance of Defense [...]

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 [...]