Retired Air Force general lashes out against accuser, brands her a liar

(Department of Defense) Investigation documents show that an Air Force general stripped of two stars and $60 thousand in annual-retirement pay feels his accuser is no more than a liar hell bent on enriching herself. Gen. Arthur Lichte, who had been a four-star officer in charge of Air Force Mobility Command, was demoted in [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|9 Comments

Unlawful DLI Order Attempts to Abridge Servicemember Liberty

George Orwell famously said "[if] liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." Apparently, US Army Colonel Phillip J. Deppert and those helping him run the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center believe it means nothing at all. In an email sent earlier this [...]

Separation of church and state violation alleged at Wright-Patterson AFB

Lt. Gen. Robert P. Otto, Air Force’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance, passes the National Air and Space Intelligence Center’s guidon to Col. Sean P. Larkin, NASIC commander, during the center’s change of command ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, May 26. Hundreds of NASIC personnel attended the ceremony [...]

Revolving door politician tapped to be Secretary of Air Force

Col. Kevin McLaughlin (left to right), Rep. Silvestre Reyes, Dr. Ronald M. Sega, Rep. Heather Wilson, and Lt. Gen. C. Robert Kehler cut the ribbon for the joint Operationally Responsive Space Center at Kirtland Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Todd Berenger) President Donald Trump will nominate former U.S. Representative Heather Wilson to [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|6 Comments

Mattis Prepares to Use Knife Hands on Air Force Waste

"Every action we take will be designed to ensure our military is ready to fight today and in the future. Recognizing that no nation is secure without friends, we will work with the State Department to strengthen our alliances. Further, we are devoted to gaining full value from every taxpayer dollar spent on defense, thereby [...]

E-9 Attempts to Restrict Protected Speech

Chief Master Sergeant Donald W. Stroud had the following email sent to the masses of the 388th Fighter Wing earlier this week on his behalf. Yes, it was so important he didn't do it himself. Have a look. Take a moment to let the irony of quoting Patrick Henry in a message seeking to smother individual [...]

You Had One Job, Episode 1

Welcome to a new series here at JQP. One celebrating the glorious ineptitude of those of who so little is asked, and who still manage to under-deliver. Take a look at the citation below and see if you can spot the major flaw. To assist those with detail orientation similar to the Cro-magnon who created this, [...]

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