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USAF Lt. Colonel arrested at hotel during FBI child sex sting operation

A man arrested earlier this week during an FBI sex sting for allegedly trying to meet a 14-year-old girl at a Cobb County hotel is confirmed to be a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Georgia Air National Guard, authorities said. Lt. Col. Willie Newson, 47, was placed on [...]

US Air Force officer convicted of multiple sexual assaults

D’Andre Johnson A junior Air Force officer stationed at Georgia’s Moody Air Force Base was found guilty of sexual assault this past weekend. Second Lieutenant D’Andre Johnson of the 23rd Logistics Readiness Squadron was found guilty by a panel of his peers on two charges of sexual assault. According to WTXL, Johnson was [...]

Fallen Special Ops Airman given a Viking warrior send off

A fallen US Air Force Combat Controller was given a “viking funeral” by his friends, who lit a miniature nordic vessel on fire in his honor. Staff Sergeant Dylan James “E.L.” Elchin was serving as a J-TAC with the 26th Special Tactics Squadron when he was killed on November 27, 2018, in Andar District of [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Featured, Sidetones|0 Comments

Man arrested after breaching security at Tinker Air Force Base

Timothy Garner An Oklahoma felon is in custody after he jumped the fence at Tinker Air Force Base and attempted to gain entry into the base’s water treatment facility. A convicted felon on parole for previous offenses, 36-year-old Timothy Garner has been out of prison less than a year and might be on [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|Featured, General|0 Comments

US Airman found dead in South Korea has been identified

Capt. Joonki Min, an emergency room nurse with the 51st Medical Operations Squadron, has died at Osan Air Base in South Korea. (Airman 1st Class Ilyana A. Escalona/Air Force) An emergency room nurse assigned to the 51st Medical Operations Squadron has been identified as the airman that was found dead on Monday. Capt. Joonki [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

Air Force squadron commander fired for drawing pictures of male genitals

Lt. Col Paul Goossen and other servicemembers take part in a holiday conference call with President Donald Trump at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 24, 2017. Goossen was removed from command of the 69th Bomb Squadron due to a loss of trust and confidence from his failure to maintain a professional workplace environment. [...]

By | November 29th, 2018|Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

USAF Colonel, call sign “Snatch,” lost job for taking F-16 on joyride to visit girlfriend

The former head of the Vermont Air National Guard reportedly took his F-16 to answer the “call of booty,” abusing his authority to fly the aircraft to his Army girlfriend in Washington, DC. Now-retired Colonel “Snatch” Thomas Jackman was sacked from his position as head of the 158th Fighter Wing in 2015, after it was [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments