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war007afa last won the day on June 23 2016

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  1. war007afa

    Future T-38 replacement?

    My favorite part of this story is how the SES crowd waited a year/$1M to tell y’all to stop
  2. war007afa

    It's Official, OCPs are Coming!

    #MissionFocus I swear the people who worry about shit like this at a management level don’t realize a) people perform better when comfortable, so quit taking away their options; 2) we lose sleep over someone’s personal preference which adds absolutely zero to the mission; and d) apparently degrading morale over piddly uniform options is greater than our growing crisis over things like quality of life and treating people like grown-ass adults fully-capable of dressing for the day in items we’ve already spent taxpayer money to have made and authoritized as a Service. If you need me, I’ll be over here with my hands in my pockets (because it’s cold outside in Afghanistan right now). //rant: complete (P)
  3. war007afa

    What is next for the UPT-Next graduates?

    Almost sounds like that’s the plan, doesn’t it?
  4. war007afa

    Promotion and PRF Information

    Continuation provides an option, not an ADSC. If you sign for over 20, you have the option to stick around but you don't have to stay until the last day. If you have an ADSC that takes you out past 20 (bonus acceptance, for instance) and you accept to 20, you return the unearned portion of the bonus at the DOS established based on your acceptance of 20. Make sense?
  5. war007afa

    It's Official, OCPs are Coming!

    If you’re asking for permission instead of forgiveness on these queepy things, you’re doing it wrong...
  6. war007afa

    WTF? (**NSFW**)

  7. “Casual status”, “awaiting training”, “connected”, or “yes, she is”.
  8. war007afa

    Promotion and PRF Information

    Installation-specific when it’s released to SQ/CCs. Typically day-prior in order to enable notification to those who didn’t make it.
  9. war007afa

    Grumpy MC Driver

    You should hook the whole damn bunch just for planning their off-station to CVS! I mean, there are only like 90+ airfields just in the USAF they could have chosen instead, but what do I know...
  10. List is also created from 2014 data and completely omits inbound training installations and service academies. So there’s that...
  11. war007afa

    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    You're going to single-handedly change society and what drives people to serve? I think we're talking past each other. I'm talking about what drives people to serve, not the environment they're serving in. Whereas there is a linkage, what makes someone sign on the line varies by background, whether that be a path to citizenship, a lineage of military service, or any of a laundry list of reasons people show up to talk to someone wearing recruiter badge. Not sure how this has anything to do with how the demographic of an individual should have nothing to do with their capability to serve or their quality of service.
  12. war007afa

    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    We draw from an all-volunteer force. Unless you can show me statistically where MEPS has made a habit of turning people away due to their skin color, religion, or sex (wherein we'd definitely have a problem), tell me where the Air Force is culpable in recruiting only a certain demographic. There may be multiple cultural norms or perceived perks in place which made military service much more palatable to one ethnicity or another, but these are all individuals deciding to sign on the line. If we go to a draft and specifically target minorities under the guise of creating a more diverse force, well, good luck with that optic. The minute we start recruiting specifically in the mindset of giving preferential treatment towards ANY gender, race, religion, background, education, creed, etc., we're no worse than the days before segregation, even if the intent of this is to "diversify our force". The same holds true if the service is showing anyone the door based on an attempt at shaping the force towards some sort of quota. At the end of the day, service, promotion, and retention should all be based on merit and capacity to hack the mission. Strip away any indicators on all records as to where a person comes from and let their bullets do the talking.
  13. war007afa

    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    I’ve always preferred “0” or “Half my shit” for the preferred scale...
  14. Understood. Some guys take more time to teach and vary in air sense. I ask again: why does that guy need a waiver based on number of hours alone? The syllabus (and from the sounds of it, the instructors) is built around either product showing up to PIT.
  15. How is an hours waiver even a thing? Doesn’t the community train IPs with exactly ZERO hours outside of the training pipeline? Seriously. The things we do to ourselves.