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Crackpot theory: Russia blames Ukraine for downing of MH17

Russia deflects: “Russian air space control systems detected a Ukrainian Air Force plane, presumably an SU-25 (fighter jet), scrambling…

Bully in the School Yard

When I was in junior high school in Lincoln, Nebraska, in the early 1960s, I was one of a number of students bused into town from a nearby Air Force base. The usual "townie" versus "base" relationships I'd experienced in previous postings in other parts of the country played out much as expected. Show More Summary

Renouncing my Israeli citizenship

It’s a moral abomination to emulate Nazi tactics in the name of the Jewish people and their alleged security: cowardly massive bombings and slaughter of civilian populations who have no air force to protect them, collective punishment...Show More Summary

Air Force One finally upgrades its 1980s Reagan-era phone system

Air Force One -- the US President's flying fortress -- which has been using the same clunky handsets since the Reagan administration in the '80s, has finally received some slick new phones that are much more in keeping with Obama's 21st century aesthetic. Show More Summary

Wall Street Journal Gets Hacked, Reports Air Force One Crash

16 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Two false reports related to the White House were published by the Wall Street Journal's Facebook page early Sunday morning before they were removed.

Senate Condemns US Air Force ECSS Program Management’s Incompetence

Underwhelming executive leadership studiously ignored its own risk mitigation plans,

F-35s Return to Limited Flight Operations

The 26 Air Force F-35s Lightning II joint strike fighters assigned here returned to limited flight operations July 17 with the approval of commanders and Air Force airworthiness authorities. The decision to return to flight was coordinated between the F-35 […]


A TOP FIGHTER PILOT ON WHAT’S FRUSTRATING ABOUT THE AIR FORCE: “That flying is not the focus of the USAF. It sounds axiomatic but it’s true. Political correctness, appearances, humanitarian missions, and not offending anyone are the focus.” I’m sure the new leadership will fix that.

The Phones on Air Force One Look Like Iron Man Accessories

Despite Harrison Ford's best attempts to enlighten us, Air Force One remains a mysterious place. Pretty much the only time you get to see the inside of the president's awesome airplane is when the White House photographer offers a peek. Ever notice how weird the phones look? Read more...

Top 10 Comments of the Week: Adrianne Ho, Ashley Sky, Kanye West, Nike and More

This past week Nike and Riccardo Tisci released their Air Force 1 black collection, Irina Shayk starred in Twin Set’s Fall/Winter 2014 campaign, Adrianne Ho modeled the Nike x Riccardo Tisci collection, Ashley Sky stopped by Terry… Top 10 Comments of the Week: Adrianne Ho, Ashley Sky, Kanye West, Nike and More is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.

The Wall Street Journal’s Hacked Facebook Said Air Force One Crashed In Russia

Inthepastweekwe’vehadtodealwithatrulytragicairplanecrash intheUkraineandIsrael’sinvasionofGaza,butthisfakenewsstorywouldhaveensuredthatweneverleftourhomeseveragain.TheWallStreetJournalupdatedtheirFacebookwithnewsthatAirForceOnewentdowninRussia.Yeah,thethingaboutthat:itneverhappened.

Will Elon Musk's SpaceX Knock Boeing and Lockheed Out of Space?

Now certified for use by the U.S. Air Force, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is ready to challenge ULA's mighty Atlas V -- with a little help from Congress.

WSJ's Facebook Page Hacked With Fake Air Force One News

A false report about the loss of Air Force One was posted to The Wall Street Journal's Facebook page early Sunday morning. The newspaper later said its page had been "compromised." [seealso url=" "] The...Show More Summary

KAL Investigator: ‘We Know’ Russia Involved in Plane Crash

Fox News Military Analyst and retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Thomas McInerney, who was one of the early investigators into the crash of Korean Airlines Flight 007 in 1983, stated that Russia was clearly involved in the shooting down of...Show More Summary

Air Force Vet Is Told He Can Not Raise Chickens, Turkeys On His Nine-Acre Rural Homestead

With Michigan’s Right-To-Farm Act rendered essentially useless to most small farmers earlier this year, an Air Force veteran in Bay County has been told he has to get rid of the turkeys and chickens that he has been raising on his nine-acre homestead. Eugene Stalsberg served his country in the U.S. Air Force, then worked

A Whistleblower Speaks Out: Air Force Contract Fraud

Tim Ferner blew the whistle on a contract-steering scam involving a middleman in Florida and an engineering company hired to develop anti-terrorism techniques. Tim Ferner suspected the scam in 2007 when his superiors at the Coalition and Irregular Warfare Center downplayed his concerns about how contracts were being doled out. Show More Summary

Retired Air Force Lt. Col: Obama ‘Clearly Incompetent’

Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel and author of “Viper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat,” Dan Hampton, ripped President Obama on Wednesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “I don't want to get into Barack Obama and the White House. He's clearly incompetent and it's a waste of time” Hampton declared. Show More Summary

Israel Invades Gaza Because It Can

Israel invades Gaza because it can. Gazans, in the face of an invasion, have no ability to strike back, while Israel strikes forward. Israel has total military superiority, an air force which can knock and then bomb, a navy which can shell Gazans from miles off shore, an army which can roll tanks into Gaza nonstop. Show More Summary

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