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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 Digital Service and what they bring to the fight with Chris Lynch, the team leader (right) and Paul Tagliamonte, a section member at the Pentagon, April 12, 2017. The DDS [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|3 Comments

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 I feel compelled to review products, but after being totally surprised with my girlfriend’s generous gesture, I want to pass along my genuine satisfaction with a few items. A bit [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|General|0 Comments

USAF reports service members may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis

An Air Force physical therapy element chief with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron, inserts a dry needle into a patients arm at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar May 15, 2017. A US Air Force base in Qatar may be ground zero for as many as 135 patients potentially exposed to blood-borne diseases, [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|3 Comments

Veterans unable to sign up for Veterans Affairs Burn Pit Registry

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry in June 2014 to better understand the long-term health effects of service members’ exposure to burn pits and other airborne hazards during deployment. The use of burn pits is a common waste-disposal practice at military locations outside the United States [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|General, Military, Veterans|13 Comments

Revolving door politician tapped to be Secretary of Air Force

Col. Kevin McLaughlin (left to right), Rep. Silvestre Reyes, Dr. Ronald M. Sega, Rep. Heather Wilson, and Lt. Gen. C. Robert Kehler cut the ribbon for the joint Operationally Responsive Space Center at Kirtland Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Todd Berenger) President Donald Trump will nominate former U.S. Representative Heather Wilson to [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|6 Comments

Air Force fitness tracks just don’t measure up

U.S. Air Force Airmen participate in the run portion of the physical fitness test with physical training leaders, Dec. 1, 2016, at the Risner Fitness Center on Kadena Air Base, Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nick Emerick/Released) During a recent review of walking and running tracks, the Air Force [...]

By | December 26th, 2016|Air Force / Air Power|5 Comments

Civilian employee takes most insignificant stand against USAF policy

Of all the topics we cover, this could possibly go down in history as one we loathe the most. E-mail signature blocks … really … who cares? Clearly the Air Force cares. The institution cares so much; instruction for its construction is plainly outlined in the Tongue and Quill. Include “//SIGNED//” in upper case [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|10 Comments