USAF asking retired officers under age of 50 to return to service to alleviate shortages

Air battle manager students assigned to the 337th Air Control Squadron accomplish a task April 18, 2018, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Smallwood) Retired Air Force rated officers with Air Force Specialty Codes 11X-pilot, 12X-combat systems officer or 13B-air battle manager are encouraged [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|General|0 Comments

Zoosk takes measures to protect military members, preventing romance scams

An airman embraces his wife at the Dayton International Airport in Dayton, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2017. (Ohio Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Rachel Simones) Let’s face it: dating is hard, especially if you’re in the military. Even if you’re not currently serving, finding the time to even “get out there” seems [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|General|0 Comments

Hall of Shame: The Legacy of Al Udeid’s Failed Commanders

Photo credit: Stephen Mayne. Early last year, we brought you coverage of the mold issues plaguing transit housing at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, the notoriously miserable, sandswept hellhole housing the US Air Force's presence in the Middle East. The first piece exposed the issue and criticized the Air Force's failure to credit and [...]

By | December 23rd, 2017|General|10 Comments

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|1 Comment

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