Category Archives: Air Force

War Sycophants and ROTC Kids

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Tom Ricks lecture at Arizona State University.  In his retirement as a defense reporter he is a Fellow at Center on the Future of War.  He currently writes the Foreign Policy Blog: … Continue reading

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“Suddenly,” a History

Right now we are experiencing an information campaign called “Omnichannel Marketing” which is “[b]asically your modern marketing blitzkrieg, assaulting audiences on all fronts across social media, brick and mortar stories, online, and mobile in one seamless experience.” This marketing campaign … Continue reading

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The Institute Will Be Heard From Today

One of the founders of OP-FOR the predecessor to this blog, is the lead author of letter making news today.

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Shooting Yourself in the Foot

Once again the USAF shoots itself in the foot.

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Enlisted Pilots for the USAF

It would appear that the USAF has finally realized that enlisted personnel are capable of flying UAS. I wonder if they would ever consider Warrant Officers to fly aircraft… I doubt it, as they need overpaid commissioned officer whiners to fly … Continue reading

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Whose God?

In an earlier post, Slater raised the issue of integrity in the recent cashiering of MG Haight. One comment went so far as to push the canard that a person who cheats on their spouse can’t be trusted to lead … Continue reading

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Doc’s First Flight!

A beautiful sight to see– “Doc,” the newly restored B-29 has taken her first flight since 1956: WOW. This one goes out to SMSgt Mac and all our zoomies. 🙂

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