Weeks before retirement, MSgt threatens to kill coworkers; arrested with 70 firearms

Rogue Diegel (Facebook/Air Force) An Air Force veteran was three weeks from retirement as a civilian Air Force employee when he allegedly threatened to murder co-workers at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, resulting in an arrest and subsequent seizure of over 70 firearms by police. Former Michigan Air National Guard Master Sergeant Roque [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

President nominates Lt. Gen. Bunch to command the Air Force Materiel Command

Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. has been nominated by the president for a fourth star to become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He currently serves as military deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

USAF aircraft that monitor Russia are barley operable, one aircraft flies over 50% of missions

An OC-135B Observation Aircraft with the 45th Reconnaissance Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb., goes through pre-flight checks Jan. 16 at Joint Base Andrews. The OC-135B is used to conduct observation flights in support of the Open Skies Treaty. The US surveillance planes used to openly monitor Russian forces are nearing the end of their [...]

Air Force psychologist convicted of sexually abusing patients with PTSD

A former psychologist at Travis Air Force Base was found guilty of six felony sexual assault charges on Friday, after luring victims into having sex with him as part of their treatment for post-traumatic stress issues. Heath J. Sommer is facing eleven years and eight months in prison. Thanks to the successful prosecution work of Deputy [...]

By | December 11th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

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 [...]

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