CSAF: Time to Revitalize the Squadron as the Core of the Air Force

Just a couple weeks ago, JQP invited airmen to fantasize about what it might be like to have a new Chief of Staff attack his leadership [...]


Comment: Time to End the Inappropriate Deference to E-9s

Three years ago, a good friend of mine was fired from command for sending out a newsletter to his squadron that discussed being "chiefed." The [...]

“HPO”: the Secret Program that Grooms the Air Force’s Anointed Leaders

If you believe the company line, Air Force officer promotions are all about selecting the best performers for the biggest jobs, matching responsibility with capability. [...]

USAF U-2 spy plane crashes in California, first time in 20 years

A U-2 military spy plane from Beale Air Force Base crashed in California's Sutter County this morning.   The aircraft was assigned to the 1st [...]

Human remains found at Edwards Air Force Base

Human remains were discovered at an Air Force base in southern California on Monday, sparking an investigation. According to Kern Golden Empire, the remains of [...]

Air Force IG Report Ignores Assault on Civilian in Travis Retirement Debacle

Back in April, a group of NCOs physically apprehended and forcibly removed a civilian from a retirement tribute at Travis Air Force Base. The civilian, Oscar [...]

What the Hell, IAVA?

If there is one thing the veteran population won't abide, it's bullshit. With its decisions and actions the past few weeks, Paul Rieckhoff's Iraq and [...]

Review: Breaking in a new AR pistol with Ballistol

When it comes to building firearms, there is little more satisfying than firing the first shot. After the first shot, however, comes the arduous and [...]

Chuck Yeager on Twitter: Breaking the Nonsense Barrier

Retired United States Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager poses for photographers after returning from his 65th anniversary of breaking the sound barrier [...]

Four A-10C pilots grounded after low flyby in Charlotte

The A-10 pilots whose low pass over the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina incurred a FAA complaint will be grounded, according to [...]

Really, Charleston?

When I showed up to Charleston Air Force Base in 1999 as a new copilot, the place was run by operational giants. The outgoing commander [...]

Air Force veterans accused of trying to fly US-bound United flight while drunk

Paul Grebenc (left) and Carlos Licona (right) are accused of attempting to fly a United airlines commercial flight while intoxicated. (U.S. Air Force/LinkedIn) [...]

Here’s an Example of Why No One Trusts the Air Force

Trust is not built on perfection or even on discipline. Trust is built on mutual honesty. Authenticity. Genuineness in word and deed. For too long, [...]

Air Force Confirms Retired Gen. Lichte Under Investigation for Sexual Assault

KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - Gen. Arthur Lichte, Air Mobility Command commander, arrived here June 26, 2009 for a short visit with 451st Air [...]

Man found dead last week at Nellis AFB identified

The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the man whose body was found last week inside a perimeter fence at Nellis Air Force Base. 66-year-old [...]

Internal Report: Retired 4-Star Accused in Sexual Assault of Subordinate

According to an internal document obtained by John Q. Public, a retired Air Force O-10 and former commander of Air Mobility Command (AMC) has been [...]

NM Air Force Bases will stop accepting some driver’s licenses for base access

An Idaho Air National Guard A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during a weeklong training exercise at Kirtland Air Force Base near Albuquerque in 2012. (U.S. [...]

Airman targeted by thieves within hours of arriving at flight instructor school

Less than an hour after arriving in San Antonio Sunday evening, Air Force Capt. Anthony Giebelhaus and his family were targeted by thieves outside a [...]

CSAF Takes Another Leap Forward with Additional Duty Reductions

Since taking over as the Air Force's Chief of Staff, Gen. Dave Goldfein has shown he's serious about institutional reform. He's taken several steps to [...]

MRFF demanding USAF Major be investigated for having Bible on desk

U.S. Air Force Maj. Steve Lewis from the Headquarters Reserve National Security Space Institute, center, and Capt. Paul Rogers, Air Force Space Command Advanced [...]

Today’s WTF File: Travis Process Makes Airmen Jump Flaming Hoops to Take Leave

As an 18-year-old airman at my first duty station, I had a supervisor who was, by all accounts, a man out of time. Sporting a [...]

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