After 20 years in the Air Force, I finally found the right razor

We’ve partnered with Dollar Shave Club to bring you this product review and show you how easy it is to subscribe. After more than 20 years in the Air Force, the last thing I wanted to do post retirement was shave. Admittedly, shaving has always been one of my least favorite things to do. Too [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|General|0 Comments

USAF licensed product review for CafePress; 30% off site-wide discount (sponsored)

This post is sponsored by CafePress and brought to you through ShopShare Network.  Details on a Site-wide 30% off discount below. It’s rare occasion when I feel compelled to review products, but after being totally surprised with my girlfriend’s generous gesture, I want to pass along my genuine satisfaction with a few items. A bit [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Suspect connected to Air Force recruiting center bombing now in police custody

  Benjamin Roden, 29, of Tulsa, has been identified as the person of interest arrested in the bombing of an Air Force recruiting center in Bixby, Oklahoma. The FBI's Oklahoma City field office says it’s taken a person of interest into custody in connection to the pipe-bomb explosion that rocked a U.S. Air [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|General|2 Comments

Finally Free: Army helps Air Force extract Humvee stuck in muddy Montana bog

  An Army National Guard Chinook finally removes the stuck Air Force Humvee. Credit: Maj. Christopher Lende. An Air Force security forces Humvee (High Mobility Multipurpose Utility Vehicle) stuck in the mud since early April is now free thanks to the Montana Army National Guard. The Billings Gazette reports a helicopter crew returned [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|General|2 Comments

2-Year Old Finance Screw-up Poised to Create Hardship for Hundreds of Junior Airmen

As Air Force senior leaders struggle mightily to address morale, they continue to get "help" from all the standard support agencies. This time, it's Finance's turn. It's yet another example of avoidable mistakes creating sizeable consequences with zero noticeable accountability. And as usual, it's those toward the bottom of the rank structure who will pay [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|Air Force / Air Power, General|24 Comments

Veterans unable to sign up for Veterans Affairs Burn Pit Registry

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry in June 2014 to better understand the long-term health effects of service members’ exposure to burn pits and other airborne hazards during deployment. The use of burn pits is a common waste-disposal practice at military locations outside the United States [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|General, Military, Veterans|12 Comments

Sponsored: Seven must know concepts for carrying a firearm for protection

This article is brought to you by Ballistol -"the world's most useful and environmentally friendly lubricant since 1904." In the face of an ever-uncertain and changing world, many Americans have chosen to step up their personal protection game by lawfully carrying a concealed firearm. In fact, a study by the Crime Prevention Research Center shows that [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|General|1 Comment