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Air Force Announces Hiring Freeze

WARNER ROBINS -- With the potential of automatic cuts still looming, the Air Force has ordered a civilian hiring freeze. A memorandum sent to senior commanders Wednesday directed a halt to all civ......

Community Helps Terminally Ill Soldier

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - A terminally ill soldier and his family received a lot more help than they could have imagined on moving day after a large response to a post on a well-known social media netwo......

Equality Motivates Air Force Firefighter

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy – Serving in a career field that once was closed to women is a source of pride for a firefighter assigned to the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron here. "If something happens and......

Pentagon: Fort Lee Shooter Hurt Only Herself

A soldier at Fort Lee, Va., who prompted an active-shooter warning and caused the base to be locked down for about half an hour Monday morning wounded only herself in the incident, an Army official at the Pentagon said....

Refugee Becomes Air Force Nurse

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- After escaping the violence of the Iran-Iraq War, a young girl and her family reached a refugee camp in Turkey. One of the things she still remembers vividly from t......

Fort Bragg Housing Opens to Retirees, Civilians, Gold Star Families

Fort Bragg officials announced that military retirees, Department of Defense civilians and families of fallen soldiers will be able to apply to live on post....

Joshua Cumberland; phony Afghanistan vet

Scotty sends us his work on Joshua Cumberland who falsely claims that he was wounded in Afghanistan as a Marine. He was a Marine, but he never left the United States (blocks 12 f & g show no foreign/sea service).

Ryan Christoper Laky; skateboarding phony SEAL

Scotty sends us his work on this fellow by the name of Ryan Laky aka Tracy Novac, aka Ryan Novac. I know that by looking at him, you’re thinking “Navy SEAL. Totally legit”. Surprisingly, that’s not the case according to Don Shipley and the Navy and the NPRC. I know you just want to cuddle […]

TAH in the news

So, our post yesterday about Chris Kyle and the proposal to enable President Obama to award him a Medal of Honor made the Washington Post and The Hill. The Post quotes us; “There are hundreds of members of the military whose martial biographies are similar, but they don’t have a best selling book and a […]

Air Force Successfully Launches Satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. -- The 45th Space Wing successfully launched a United Launch Alliance-built Delta IV rocket carrying the sixth Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) satellite at 8:29......

2nd Man Charged in Shooting that Left Army Veteran Dead

Army veteran Francisco Garcia was leaving a party earlier this month in Sylmar when a dispute erupted, and the 21-year-old was shot and killed....

Paul Palmer Wickre; can’t sell crazy here

So I made this fun little video last night using Paul Kevin Wickre’s voice mail that he left me between calls to my wife’s cell phone. Now, keep in mind that we haven’t mentioned him in months, but seein’s how we all live in that crowded tiny mind of his, putting our feet on the […]

Saturday Morning Feel Good Stories

Our first story this morning comes from Florida; According to deputies, four people were sleeping inside of that house–a man, his girlfriend, her 30-year-old son and 14-year-old daughter. The suspect, according to police, managed to get into the fenced-in backyard, burglarized the shed, and then tried to get into the home–that’s when the homeowner woke […]

Scott Air Force Base Finalist for New Air Force Command

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE -- Scott Air Force Base has been chosen as one of 10 finalists for the home of the newly created Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center. The new command will report......

Base in Afghanistan Teeming as Road Home Begins

FORWARD OPERATING BASE JOYCE, Afghanistan – This is what leaving looks like. This base in southern Kunar province is overrun with a mad crush of soldiers and equipment preparing to hit the long roa......

Pararescue Expert Can Teach Cadets About Stress

Stressed out by barking drill instructors? Exhausted by all that Air Force Academy homework? Worried about how you'll play in that next game? Just swing by the office of Chief Master Sgt. Jeremy H......

Soldier Receives Body Armor that Saved his Life

Sgt. Joseph Morrissey thanked the development and acquisition professionals involved in procuring the equipment that saved his life when the Program Executive Office Soldier presented him the inter......

Jennies to Jets to Stealth: Bomb Wing Turns 90

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- From Jennies to jets to stealth bombers, the 131st Bomb Wing's history really began with its co-located flying squadron, now the 110th Bomb Squadron, which traces it......

Twins Deploy Together Four Times

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – While many siblings have deployed together over the course of this war on terrorism, there are not many that have deployed together on four separate occasions. Th......

Resort Hotel Also Serves as Military Test Site

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- To the tourists who frolic in the crystal-blue surf of this picturesque, white-sand beach, the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort looks like, well, a Holiday Inn with......

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