So Much for Wingman Culture: Pentagon Ignores Federal Travel Regulation, Steals From Airmen

Gen. David Goldfein says he wants to repair the culture of the Air Force. That he understands this is what's driving pilots and others to bail out at record rates rather than stay in uniform to fly, fight, and win for national defense. To effect culture change, he's going to have to do more than [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power, Military Families|63 Comments

Special Forces vet took two guns, a knife, and a grudge into fatal meeting

A photo captures Steven Bellino wearing a beard, a hint that he might have been in a war zone in this undated picture. His half-brother, Scott Workman, said he was in Afghanistan. The Air Force accuses him of killing his squadron commander, but Workman and his family don't believe it. "My brother was not [...]

Family of Spec Ops Airman, who killed commander, alleges a USAF cover-up

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing perform pushups as a tribute to fallen Terminal Air Control Party Airmen, April 15, 2016, at Avon Park Air Force Range, Fla. The Airmen gathered to pay tribute to Lt. Col William Schroeder, who served alongside many members of the 93d AGOW. (U.S. [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power, Military Families|7 Comments

Military personnel at US base in Germany fear losing firearm privileges

An unidentified person fires a rifle at Kaiserslautern Rod & Gun Club. (Facebook) Sources in Europe indicate to JQP that the Kaiserslautern Military Community's (KMC) Rod & Gun Club at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is shutting its doors in early 2017. The KMC houses both Army and Air Force personnel. The lingering question [...]

Missing airman in Guam waters has been identified, presumed to be dead

Master Sgt. Greg Ramos with his brother, Sraff Sgt. Gavin Ramos while at a non-disclosed base in Southwest Asia on April 14. Photo By: Master Sgt. Scott Sturkol, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Andersen Air Force Base officials announced Sunday that an airman who went missing following a late-night swim is now presumed dead. [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Air Force / Air Power, Military Families|0 Comments

CSAF Yanks Personnel Leash, Restores Options for School Selected Officers

Last week, we brought you the story of a new Air Force policy designed to increase flexibility for Air Force officers selected to attend in-residence development education. The gist of the new policy was that it permitted officers declining school to stay in the Air Force, but there was a catch: they had to make [...]

Administration Suspends Bonus Debacle, But Please Hold Your Applause

The Obama Administration has been a long season of darkness for the military and veteran community. Despite campaign promises to reduce the strain on military families, Obama has drastically increased the stresses of military life by slashing resources and manpower without dialing back mission demands. He's consistently taken bad strategic advice from generals and bureaucrats far [...]