It’s hard to imagine a more beautiful backdrop for flying fighters than the Swiss Alps. My friends flying the F-22 Raptor in Alaska may disagree, and I take nothing away View More ›
“The United States Air Force will be a trusted and reliable joint partner with our sister services known for integrity in all of our activities, including supporting the joint mission View More ›
As previously mentioned, the U.S. Air Force Academy trains future officers using four main pillars of development: Academics, Athletics, Military Service and Character/Leadership to train future Air Force Officers. While View More ›
Today, the Navy released the name of the F/A-18 pilot who lost his life a few days ago flying from the USS Carl Vinson. It was a tragic incident in View More ›
Under the callsign of “MIG One-One,” Lieutenant Colonel Cameron “Glover” Dadgar leads a two-ship of Lockheed-Martin F-16C Fighting Falcons from the 64th Aggressor Squadron into the evening sky. Part of View More ›
My 9/11 story is a little different than many. For me, it wasn’t a morning story. I was based in Germany at the time; the first plane’s impact didn’t even View More ›
The JTAC Advanced Instructor Course, where JTACs and TACPs from both conventional and special operations units would learn and improve on tactics, techniques, and procedures in use downrange…
When it comes to travel, there is an old adage that says, “Getting there is half the fun!” I considered those words and applied them to the context of my View More ›
The fighter community has dirty laundry – there’s absolutely no denying it. But without that culture, the brotherhood and sisterhood that fighter pilots share would cease to exist.
The same is expected of the men and women who actually fly them, and that is why fighter pilots are elite. To the chagrin of overly-sensitive and plainly ignorant folk – even the mainstream media – the fighter pilot’s culture is far from politically correct and, dare I say it, it shouldn’t be.