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    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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Posts

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 [...]

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 [...]