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|0 Comments

Bonus Shenanigans Expose Air Force’s Lack of Progress on Pilot Retention

A year ago, the Air Force began corporately acknowledging what everyone else already knew -- that it was dangerously short on pilots and projecting a future situation where it would not have enough of them to complete its mission. Knowing it was headed for the worst pilot shortage in its history, the service began rolling [...]

By | June 18th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|31 Comments

Air Force’s Senior Lawyer Pressured Prosecutors on Sex Case

Official Photo - Lt Gen Richard Harding (U.S. Air Force Photo by Michael Pausic) Yesterday, we told you about an Air Force rape case recently overturned by the military's most senior appellate court due to the appearance of unlawful command influence. Delivering its holding, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed [...]

By | June 11th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|7 Comments

Air Force Rape Case Thrown Out Due To Unlawful Influence by Welsh, James

If the two bureaucrats in this picture look confused, it's because they are. These two did more to damage the Air Force in the four years as Secretary and Chief of Staff than anyone could have imagined in the darkest of dreams. In no area was their special blend of cynical rationalism and bumbling ineptitude [...]

By | June 10th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|1 Comment

Reality Winner, Security Loser

We've learned this week that former airman Reality L. Winner has been arrested by the FBI on suspicion of unlawfully revealing classified information. Winner is accused of sharing with an online media agency an NSA report detailing Russian attempts to tamper with the US Presidential election. The 25-year-old Texan apparently gained access to the report [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|23 Comments

Secretary of USAF not concerned about the U.S. air base in Qatar

The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, after completing a a six month tour at Al Udeid Air Base in 2015. Pentagon’s top brass says GCC’s severed ties with Qatar will not impact ISIS fight The world learned Monday that several countries have cut ties with Qatar amid allegations [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|1 Comment

Comment: Air Mobility Command’s Retention Task Force

It was just a few months ago that Gen. Dewey Everhart appealed to officers across Air Mobility Command (AMC) for their suggestions on how to stem the unfolding pilot retention crisis gripping the command. As reported by Air Force Times, his appeal generated hundreds of suggestions, which he then handed off to a task force [...]

By | June 5th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|4 Comments
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