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Former F-16 fighter pilot named Pacific Air Forces commander

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander, talks with Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Security [...]

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Quick Hit: Air Force Continues Trying to Solve Pilot Shortage With Small Ideas

In its latest attempt to stem a gushing arterial bleed with a Hello Kitty bandaid, the Air Force is now offering more flight pay to [...]

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 [...]

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Shaw AFB evacuates aircraft, non-mission-essential airmen in preparation for hurricane

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – Shaw AFB evacuated its F-16 CM Fighting Falcon aircraft today in preparation for Hurricane Florence. The evacuation follows Gov. [...]

Former F-16 fighter pilot named Pacific Air Forces commander

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander, talks with Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Security [...]

Yokota Wing Commander Diagnoses and Fixes Wrong Problem

Much was made about a "feel good" story recently reported by Stars and Stripes and later picked up by our sister publication Popular Military. The [...]

USAF asking retired officers under age of 50 to return to service to alleviate shortages

Air battle manager students assigned to the 337th Air Control Squadron accomplish a task April 18, 2018, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. [...]

Zoosk takes measures to protect military members, preventing romance scams

An airman embraces his wife at the Dayton International Airport in Dayton, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2017. (Ohio Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman [...]

Dyess AFB wing commander removed for creating ‘toxic environment’

Colonel David Owens (USAF) The commander of the 317th Airlift Wing has been relieved of his command after an investigation revealed he created [...]

Mike Silva: Poster Child for the Air Force’s Corrupt Court System

News came on April 24th that the Air Force had decided to drop all remaining charges against MSgt. Mike Silva, at long last drawing the [...]

USAF looking for ways to retain women, more than 60% leave before ten years

U.S. Air Force Airmen stand at attention during a retreat ceremony Mar. 30, 2018, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. An all-female formation was coordinated [...]

Air Force creates solutions to help tackle massive security clearance backlog

The US Air Force is currently working with two federal agencies in order to try and speed along their controversially high backlog of pending security [...]

Air Force Poised for Worst Decision in its Institutional History

The photo above, culled from a poorly written text jumble featured among the Air Force's Byzantine maze of official websites, showcases something more common and [...]

Academy Microaggression Debacle Illustrates Air Force’s Poor Leadership

Hat tip to Steven Mayne, whose facebook page continues to unearth fascinating examples of the best and worst from within the US Air Force. Recently, [...]

Senator Demands Answers in Shady Conviction of Maj. Clarence Anderson

Maj. Clarence Anderson was convicted of sexual assault in April, 2015 and is currently serving a 42-month prison term. He and his family have steadfastly [...]

Retirement Debacle Illustrates Why No One Trusts Government

Everyone expects to be fleeced by profit-grubbing businesses. Deceit and wallet-baiting by grimy grifters engaged in the capitalist game are embedded in the American way, [...]

The Rise of the Gutless Air Force Colonel

The problem with promoting someone to Colonel is that doing so vests in that person a belief that s/he has been invited to the Big [...]

Military Morale Sacrificed as Pawn in Shutdown Political Game

As everyone is now painfully aware, the cabal of braying jackasses in Washington have taken it upon themselves to once again be a government that [...]

Freed Felon Chelsea Manning to Run For Senate

According to papers filed with the Federal Election Commission last week, Chelsea Manning is running for the US Senate in the state of Maryland. The [...]

Air Force Lodging Policies Violate Federal Law

Last week, I published a post criticizing the leadership at Holloman Air Force Base for its policy mandating TDY airmen stay in base lodging during [...]

Holloman Commander Screws Airmen to Save a Few Bucks

The guy in the picture is Houston Cantwell, an Air Force O-6 in command of Holloman's 49th Wing. He might be gazing upon distant memories, [...]

Coming Soon: Spencer Stone to Star in Film Portraying His Heroism

Staff Sergeant Spencer Stone, famed terrorist ass-kicker who subdued a would-be gunman while off duty on a Paris-bound train in 2015, will star in an [...]

The Exact Day the Tailspin Started, and the Clue to Breaking It

Ask most people to sum up the state of the Air Force today, and they'll acknowledge things are a mess. Low morale, insufficient manpower, excessive [...]