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Homestar

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  1. Pilot Shortage Deepens, USAF is SCREWED.

    Shoot, I had a single digit PCSM and am pretty sure my PT score is 10 points better now than 15 years ago.
  2. T-6s Grounded; More OBOGS Issues

    starting next year...
  3. Taxes, the Deficit/Debt, and the Fiscal Cliff

    Meh, just print more money. That's what I'd do.
  4. Agree. My response was that I don’t mind not making Lt Col but I need pay to more or less keep up with the time in service and experience. But I also said the bonus would need to double. I’m well past V-1 on that kind of decision as well so it’s only academic really.
  5. What the AF needs is a good Tommy Callahan Fancy Guarantee.
  6. The new airline thread

    What is this black magic?
  7. I need some advice

    Flying in the Air Force is a good job. It pays well. At least once you make Major, which is a foregone conclusion now. There are costs. Some are high. Guard flying sounds like it is a lot more fun than Active Duty flying. The Air Force has a way of sucking fun out of everything, including flying sometimes.
  8. The Next President is...

    Running an influence campaign against the United States is not "hacking" an election. Hacking an election implies that the Russians somehow manipulated the vote count by accessing databases and/or voting machines and creating and/or deleting votes. Is that what you're claiming happened?
  9. The new airline thread

    This is painful as I’m sitting in MPF right now waiting to be called up to get my new ID.... I hope get out of here before lunch.
  10. Raise Taxes, Fire up the Draft.

    I’d hate to see what the O-3s got... :-D
  11. Raise Taxes, Fire up the Draft.

    How do you figure? I'd say national service is on a different plane than slavery, but what do I know?
  12. Raise Taxes, Fire up the Draft.

    The all-volunteer military has resulted in never-ending conflict. The price of war is low. The eternal trickle of military involvement feeds the military-industrial complex, which is chairman-ed by retired generals mostly who know best how to manipulate the machine into industrial profit. The country must devise some form of civic service. Otherwise we will continue to have elected leaders send our volunteer men and women to die in fights where the largest military force in the world has no business fighting.
  13. Med school?

    A wise man once said, “a lot of people go to college for 7 years.”
  14. Somehow this actually makes complete sense that the AF would do this. Ugh.
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