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 [...]

Air Force squadron commander fired for drawing pictures of male genitals

Lt. Col Paul Goossen and other servicemembers take part in a holiday conference call with President Donald Trump at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 24, 2017. Goossen was removed from command of the 69th Bomb Squadron due to a loss of trust and confidence from his failure to maintain a professional workplace environment. [...]

By | November 29th, 2018|Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

USAF Colonel, call sign “Snatch,” lost job for taking F-16 on joyride to visit girlfriend

The former head of the Vermont Air National Guard reportedly took his F-16 to answer the “call of booty,” abusing his authority to fly the aircraft to his Army girlfriend in Washington, DC. Now-retired Colonel “Snatch” Thomas Jackman was sacked from his position as head of the 158th Fighter Wing in 2015, after it was [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Minot bomb squadron commander removed, replaced the same day

Lt. Col Paul Goossen and other servicemembers take part in a holiday conference call with President Donald Trump at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 24, 2017. Goossen was removed from command of the 69th Bomb Squadron due to a loss of trust and confidence from his failure to maintain a professional workplace environment. [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Air Force general made comments about women, failed to report suicide attempts

The former deputy commander of the US Air Force Global Command -and grandson of the pilot who dropped the first atomic bomb in combat- reportedly made inappropriate comments while intoxicated and failed to report suicide attempts. An investigation into Brigadier General Paul Tibbets IV by the Inspector General revealed that he made inappropriate comments about [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Airman earns all of the top honors at Marine Corps Staff NCO Academy Advanced Course

Master Sgt. Aretha Boston, command staff superintendent of the 11th Medical Group here, poses for a portrait Oct. 24, 2018 on Joint Base Andrews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Noah Sudolcan) On a muggy summer day in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, a Marine Corps instructor stood on a ledge overlooking a swamp. [...]