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 [...]


Bonus Shenanigans Expose Air Force’s Lack of Progress on Pilot Retention

A year ago, the Air Force began corporately acknowledging what everyone else already knew -- that it was dangerously short on pilots and projecting a [...]

Air Force’s Senior Lawyer Pressured Prosecutors on Sex Case

Official Photo - Lt Gen Richard Harding (U.S. Air Force Photo by Michael Pausic) Yesterday, we told you about an Air Force rape [...]

Air Force Rape Case Thrown Out Due To Unlawful Influence by Welsh, James

If the two bureaucrats in this picture look confused, it's because they are. These two did more to damage the Air Force in the four [...]

Reality Winner, Security Loser

We've learned this week that former airman Reality L. Winner has been arrested by the FBI on suspicion of unlawfully revealing classified information. Winner is [...]

Secretary of USAF not concerned about the U.S. air base in Qatar

The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, after completing a a six month tour at Al Udeid Air Base in [...]

Comment: Air Mobility Command’s Retention Task Force

It was just a few months ago that Gen. Dewey Everhart appealed to officers across Air Mobility Command (AMC) for their suggestions on how to [...]

Air Force Core Values, 2017 Version

Movie buffs will recall a scene from "Glengarry Glen Ross" in which a sales manager "motivates" an office full of down-on-their-luck real estate pushers by [...]

Former Air Force Secretary Steps Through Revolving Door, Onto Board of Textron

When Donald Trump took office, Deborah Lee James resigned from her post as Secretary of the Air Force -- no doubt a gambit designed to [...]

Pentagon loophole or policy shift blocking transgender Academy grad’s commission

A transgender Air Force Academy graduate is in limbo awaiting commission, which may never come, because of what the academy calls a gap in Pentagon [...]

The Wrongful Persecution of Air Force Col. Doug James

Colonel Doug ‘Bulldog’ James flew the A-10 and F-15C for the Air Force. He also worked at the Pentagon and on USAF’s Legislative Liaison Staff [...]

F-35 Lightning II gets new program boss after change-of-command in Virginia

  Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan (right) shakes hands with Vice Adm. Mat Winter during a change of command ceremony May 25, 2017, at Conmy [...]

Mandatory Air Force Female-Only Meeting Reportedly Featured Slut-Shaming

Someone at Sheppard's 82nd Training Wing recently approved a mandated gathering of female airmen at a base community center, where they were to participate in [...]

Dear Boss, I’m Not Quitting … At Least Not Yet.

The following post is unattributed. It's been making the rounds on social media the past few weeks, and accurately captures a prevailing sentiment among airmen [...]

Extending the Conversation on “Fitness Jihad”

Yesterday, we published an article exposing and analyzing the fitness policy of Laughlin's 47th Operations Support Squadron. The policy awards a down day for airmen [...]

Fitness Obsessed Officer Uses Command to Stroke His Pet Issue

For most Air Force officers, command is a coveted opportunity to exercise leadership -- to build combat-focused teams conquering nationally important mission objectives. For Lt. [...]

In Response to Retention Crisis, Air Force to Overhaul Deployment Rules

According to sources on multiple Air Force staffs, the service is finally getting serious about addressing a prime threat to retention: the constant instability created [...]

Air Force reservist scheduled to face sentencing for raping unconscious subordinate

        Kyle Jordan A veteran Air Force reservist will learn his fate in federal court today where prosecutors will argue [...]

Air Force adds ‘sexual misconduct’ to fired former command chief’s charges

The Air Force is adding two, sexual-misconduct charges against Chief Master Sgt. Jose Barraza, the former 12th Air Force command chief master sergeant who was [...]

The Nature of Bureaucratic Success

America may be some sort of republic, or democracy, or society. But the government running it is none of these. It is a bureaucracy. A [...]

President Trump nominates Deputy CENTCOM Commander to Academy post

  Maj. Gen. Jay B. Silveria In an Academy news release Wednesday, Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced President Trump is nominating Maj. [...]

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