USAF Air Commando arrested for pointing gun at pregnant woman

Ty Reid Gilbert (Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office) An Air Commando from Florida’s Hurlburt Air Force Base is in police custody after it was discovered he pulled a gun on a pregnant woman in the sleepy town of Fort Walton Beach. Ty Gilbert Reid of the US Air Force 1st Special Operations Wing was [...]

By | April 17th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|7 Comments

Court rules Master sergeant’s short jail sentence for sex with 15-year-old is not too leniant

Former Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Gibson. (Courtesy photo) The Nebraska Supreme Court took on a case that involved the sentencing of a former Air Force master sergeant an attempted child sexual assault case. 42-year-old Jason Gibson, who previously served at Offutt Air Force Base in 2017, was initially caught up in a [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Shanahan: Space organizations integral to preventing Chinese, Russian military dominance

U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan delivers remarks at the 35th Space Symposium, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 9, 2019. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando) WASHINGTON — For the U.S. to remain the dominant power in space, the Pentagon needs military troops whose training is focused entirely on that domain and it [...]

By | April 10th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|2 Comments

Commander of California ANG sacked over “urinating in boots” incident

Maj. Gen. Clay L. Garrison. (Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn / U.S. Air National Guard) The head of the California Air National Guard has been sacked after a newspaper released the details of several scandals under his command, including someone urinating in the boots of a female Air Guardsman. Major General Clay “Slam” Garrison [...]

By | April 8th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|4 Comments

USAF Major found with shovel, ax and gasoline after wife went missing is freed from jail

USAF Major Andre McDonald and his wife Andreen McDonald. Andre McDonald, the San Antonio Air Force officer charged with tampering in his wife's disappearance last month, was released from the Bexar County Jail. McDonald, 40, was initially booked into the jail March 3 on a third-degree felony charge of tampering with evidence. A [...]

By | April 4th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|3 Comments

Two USAF commanders relieved of command over hazing incident

Col. Benjamin Bishop (USAF) The commanders of two USAF squadrons have been relieved, following an extensive probe into hazing allegations. The two commanders were based in different parts of the United States, with one in Alaska and the other in Washington. According to  a statement from the Alaska-based 354th Fighter Wing public affairs [...]

Trump nominates USAF Space commander to lead US Space Command

U.S. Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, addresses the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 17, 2018. Raymond highlighted the evolution of AFSPC since the previous year's symposium and the achievements of its Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Grim) President Donald Trump has nominated [...]

By | March 28th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments