Air Force

“I’m alive, I’m alive” – The story of Scott O’Grady

Earlier this month, the US Military marked 25 years since one of the most successful Tactical Recoveries of Aircraft and Personnel (TRAP). The ultimate success was the recovery of Air Force Capt. Scott O’Grady, but also the success of a joint service operation and the validation of doctrine knows as “TRAP.” As the Cold War …

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Indecent Airman exposes self in TJ Maxx

The commanding officer of Hurlburt Field recently got some shocking news. It would be the arrest of Airman 1st Class Michael Leary, on the charges of indecent exposure. This was the result of an incident that occurred weeks earlier, at a TJ Maxx. Michael Leary, 20, allegedly followed a woman around the store, pursuing her …

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Airman says forget it and jumps out of C-130, still missing

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This was written with an intent to soften the blow on a story all the details have not been released on.  We apologize if not everyone appreciates the humor, and we promise, we want nothing but the safety of the missing Airman and we hope he is found.   On Tuesday, Nov. 5, …

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Valor Games Southwest showcase adaptive veterans

The 6th annual Valor Games Southwest took place Sept. 23-26 in San Antonio.  The Valor Games are an introductory, Paralympic-style event that allow Warrior Transition units and adaptive athlete veterans to compete in several types of events.  This year’s VGSW events included archery, rowing, power lifting, table tennis, cycling, power soccer, Boccia, and air guns. …

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A Person You Should Know- Brig. Gen. Charles Yeager, Ultimate AF Bad Ass

They just don’t make them like they used to. For Brig. Gen. Charles “Chuck” Yeager, an Air Force pilot, this definitely holds true.  Chuck broke records, the sound barrier and accomplished more by the age of 25 than most military do their entire careers. Born in 1923, Chuck had his most formidable years during the …

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