What follows is going to be unsparingly and unapologetically harsh. If you're a fan of E-9 Shelina Frey and/or too squeamish to digest criticism targeting [...]


President elect questions Boeing over Air Force One’s ‘excessive’ price tag

  SAM 28000 sits on the tarmac as Air Force One (in the background) descends on final approach into Hickam Field in Honolulu, Hawaii [...]

Deborah James addresses Russian aggression, budgetary needs during defense forum

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James speaks during the announcement of the 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force at the Pentagon Nov. [...]

Defense Bill Prevents Air Force’s Lame Attempt to Solve Pilot Shortage with Cash

2016 may well be the year historians glance back upon when remembering wistfully the temporary existence of an independent American air service. Books will be [...]

I Don’t Even Know Where to Begin With This Green Dot Bullshit

We learned recently that Mad Dog Mattis will be our next Secretary of Defense. Thanks be to God for that. Our military services need a [...]

Debbie James, Please Just Go Away Already

In typical Debbie James style, the outgoing Secretary of the Air Force has started saying a mercilessly long-winded goodbye. With two months or so left [...]

Ssssh don’t mention the ‘Gorilla’ tactics accidentally approved at Seymour Johnson AFB

For us news and media junkies who troll the Web for anything interesting to read, it’s not surprising to see Harmabe, the 17-year-old gorilla who [...]

Clueless, Part Duh

Wayward E-9 conducts mass shaming exercise, alienates fellow SNCOs. Here's an email that was sent to every SNCO at Mildenhall Air Base yesterday. Have a [...]

Copious clichés, political correctness transforms Air Force mission from air supremacy to novel sideshow hack

When is enough going to be enough? President Abraham Lincoln said, “Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can [...]

Combatant commanders, entire force unable to complete mission due to pilot shortage

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein speak during their "State of the Air [...]

How to get away with using corrosive ammo during periods of ammo shortages

As a new administration takes over the executive branch, political uncertainty will drive gun owners to be looking to buy up as many firearms and [...]

Missing airman in Guam waters has been identified, presumed to be dead

Master Sgt. Greg Ramos with his brother, Sraff Sgt. Gavin Ramos while at a non-disclosed base in Southwest Asia on April 14. Photo By: [...]


What follows is going to be unsparingly and unapologetically harsh. If you're a fan of E-9 Shelina Frey and/or too squeamish to digest criticism targeting [...]

Finance Troop Cries Out for Help in E-9 Facebook Forum

Love it, hate it, or choose to ignore it, the "Ask a Chief Virtual Panel" manages to generate a fair number of useful questions about [...]

One airman dead, another missing in waters off Guam’s Andersen AFB

Guam Fire Department units conducting search and rescue operations for the missing persons off a cliffside in Pagat. (Guam Fire Department) One airman [...]

Exclusive: OIR spokesman, USAF Col. Dorrian discusses Mosul operation and war crime allegations

  Senior Airman Anthony Wachob, 821st Contingency Response Group first in security team leader, scans the horizon from a defensive fighting position while on [...]

With Elimination of Time-Based Points, Air Force Signals New Promotion Philosophy

In the Air Force enlisted promotion system, time has traditionally played a key role in the determination of winners and losers. More specifically, experience, as measured [...]

USAF claims it was authorized to release toxic water, utilities dept. denies any authorization

Wastewater is stored in this tank from firefighting exercises on Peterson Air Force Base near Colorado Springs, Colo., on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. Wastewater [...]

B-52 Stratofortresses giving coalition hope, providing umbrella of deterrence in fight against ISIS

An airman assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron loads a Joint Direct Attack Munition onto the weapons rack of an aircraft Oct. [...]

Air Force reopens history book, begins training enlisted pilots

The Air Force mission is one that’s steeped in history. At the core of its history is aviation. Times have changed and so have the [...]

Air Force seeks NCOs to retrain into in-demand specialties

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Cupit) In an effort to balance and sustain enlisted manpower levels, the Air Force is [...]

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