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Magnum last won the day on July 27 2018

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  1. I stayed at a Holiday inn Express once. What does either have to do with the fact that the blues train in Pensacola and El Centro and the Viper demo is in South Carolina? I fail to understand my lack of qualifications to make that statement / question.
  2. Would she have even crossed paths with the Blues? Their training seasons are both pretty busy and not really geographically convenient.
  3. https://www.foxnews.com/tech/f-35-air-to-air-missiles-can-now-hit-2-drones-at-once-changing-air-combat So many jokes to be made here with so little time but I'll give it a go: F-35's can now shoot half the targets of a Viper (the jet it's replacing) Now the F-35 can shoot it's AMRAAMs all at once.
  4. I would argue it should be the same definition the leave reg uses which is outside your commuting distance to work.
  5. You're no longer required it pass it... Or go past chart 'B' on the depth perception.
  6. 1. The GS is filled with BS but it's BS that you deal with on the clock. The only time I worked past my contacted work deal to deal with the BS I logged comp. By the way, I had more leave then I could use as a GS. 2. Buying back is a no brainier if you plan to stay in the GS system. That $15k it would have cost you is worth about $12k a year so you break even after 1 year of retirement. My dual retirement if I hang on that long will pay me about $80k a year. 3. Valid but I'm sure your wife will appreciate that extra money at 80 when you can no longer wipe your own ass but can easily afford a high school drop out to do it for you. Of course if you go airlines after AD you could afford a past her prime swedish bikini model. 4. I took a pay cut to go AGR. Assuming the tech bonus stays around, the pay is pretty good. Take the bonus away and it's not worth it. For someone that doesn't want to go airlines, the tech world really isn't a bad option.
  7. "The Air Force wants to leverage artificial intelligence, automation and algorithmic data models to streamline opportunities for airmen watching drone feeds." It's finally happening...
  8. 1. Don't waste your money. 2. Not all stress is bad. 3. I hear people don't wash out of UPT anymore.
  9. My money is on the abbreviated syllabus that ends with an FEB at sometime before BFM-5.
  10. A small part of why I love the Viper...
  11. I'm an ANG technician. GS-13. $114,000 as tech plus 28,000 tech bonus, plus 24,000 DSG, plus 12,000 sitting alert. No commitment, no 365's, no 179's. Come home every night. Don't sign the bonus, go Guard.
  12. Your problem is that you're not doing ACSC at work where it should be done.
  13. I'm a technician and have been getting random LES' for $10 and some change for the last month. I can finally fit into those airline conversations about how thousands of dollars randomly show up for profit sharing...
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