Air Force Spec Ops Ospreys make unscheduled landing on southern Japanese island

A CV-22 Osprey sits on a flightline at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 20, 2018. The CV-22's mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Yates) TOKYO — A pair of Air Force CV-22 Ospreys made an unscheduled landing [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Military|0 Comments

Airmen awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal after saving a co-worker’s life

Two Airmen relied on their medical training to save a co-workers life after a piece of steak was lodged in his throat at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in May. Staff Sergeants Kerrine Leguin and Joshua Bevins of the 711th Human Performance Wing of the Air Force Research Laboratory were awarded the Air Force Achievement [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

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 a hostile and toxic work environment. Colonel David Owens was relieved “due to the creation of an unhealthy work environment that impacted the commander’s ability to lead effectively,” according to [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

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 curtain on a shameful saga of injustice and corruption. For Silva, it was an outcome he'd dreamt about for years while locked away in a jail cell, his life and [...]

By | May 13th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

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 in honor of Women’s History Month, which brings attention to the accomplishments and achievements of women throughout history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony) The US [...]

By | April 25th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

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 clearances. When news broke last month that the USAF had over 79,000 people waiting on background checks last month, it became apparent that something needed to be done. “Our biggest [...]

By | April 20th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

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 more unfortunate than is commonly understood. When the Air Force wants to provide perceptual legitimacy for a stupid decision or a bad policy, it gathers highly regarded officers together in [...]

By | March 23rd, 2018|Air Force / Air Power|17 Comments