USAF Spec. Ops. general only receives counseling for fraud, abusive behavior

Brig. Gen. Brenda Cartier (Dennis Carlson/Air Force) A brigadier general in charge of operations at the US Air Force Special Operations Command headquarters in Florida has been counseled after she mistreated subordinates and falsely claimed flight hours. Brigadier General Brenda Carter reportedly logged false flight hours on an MC-130J in 2017, earning her [...]

Air Force says phallic shape created in the sky by F-35 pilots was an accident

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham) Two F-35 Joint Strike Fighters from the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base made the contrails when they were told to hold off as they were beginning a dog fight with four F-35s. The hold off "caused them to hook to reposition [...]

By | May 30th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|3 Comments

Man wearing jacked up uniform claims to be Air Force Special Operations on Memorial Day

A man impersonating a US Air Force officer was busted while shopping in Costco, wearing medals he didn’t earn and even admitting he had just participated in a parade.

By | May 29th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|13 Comments

Air Force NCO and senior airman caught drinking alcohol at nuclear missile facility

Airmen from the 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron prepare a reentry system for removal from a launch facility, Feb. 2, 2018, in the F. E. Warren Air Force Base missile complex. The 90th MMXS is the only squadron on F. E. Warren allowed to transport warheads from the missile complex back to base. Missile maintenance [...]

By | May 28th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|2 Comments

Missing airman found dead on dirt road in South Carolina

Senior Airman Jose Llanes Senior Airman Jose Llanes, who was reported missing May 18, 2019, was found dead May 21, 2019 at approximately 11:00 a.m. The 28-year-old Airman served as a 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron aircraft parts store journeyman and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force Nov. 6, 2012. He has been stationed [...]

By | May 22nd, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

Air Force Academy special operations pilot accused of raping child multiple times

Major Travis Burns, a pilot with the 58th Special Operations Wing, gives an overview of the controls of a CV-22 in 2016. (Air Force) A special operations pilot at the United States Air Force Academy has been accused of raping a pre-teen on multiple occasions, according to information from the academy as well [...]

Columnist, “Col. Ned Stark” has been identified as Air Force officer

Col. Jason Lamb (second from left), Air Education and Training Command Director of Intelligence, Analysis, and Innovation, speaks to attendees at the grand opening of the command's "Fire Pit" workshop March 5, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. Mirrored to the wing level Spark Cell variant, the AETC Fire Pit is the major [...]

By | May 20th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|2 Comments