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Air Force

Modern War Institute: Learning to Fly: How the US Military can fix the Problems Plauging Aviation Advising Missions

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 8:06am


An in depth discussion on the issues facing aviation advising missions from a USAF Combat Aviation Advisor.


Ad hoc missions, competition for personnel, selecting ideal advisors, managing contractors, and more. 



War on the Rocks: Rescuing the Rescuers: A Guide to Revitalizing an Air Force Community

Mon, 03/29/2021 - 10:13pm

"Air Force rescue, the community of airmen dedicated to the Air Force’s personnel recovery mission, today finds itself in a crisis of culture, the consequence of a slow erosion of its foundational characteristics."

Can You Read Me Now?

Thu, 02/28/2008 - 4:45pm
Trying to figure this one out, hopefully the Air Force is not actually blocking all urls with the word blog as a part... Any hoot, if you are reading this blog from an US Air Force controlled network please let us know, either via e-mail or in the comment secton below. Thanks.

From the linked Danger Room blog entry:

The Air Force is tightening restrictions on which blogs its troops can read, cutting off access to just about any independent site with the word "blog" in its web address. It's the latest move in a larger struggle within the military over the value -- and hazards -- of the sites. At least one senior Air Force official calls the squeeze so "utterly stupid, it makes me want to scream."