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Danger41 last won the day on November 25

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  1. Danger41

    Flight Evaluation Board (FEB)

    Just a data point for guys that may be looking to go U-28’s after departure from an FTU (usually fighter guys). If you were having problems multi-tasking/decision making/dealing with complex situations, don’t go to the U-28. It’s a very complicated mission and requires you to be able to think on your feet. Not saying other aircraft don’t require that, but the U-28 is pretty high up there on that scale.
  2. Danger41

    Promotion and PRF Information

    Honestly, if you primarily want to be a squadron commander, don’t go to WIC. The other routes will set you up better with a more reliable outcome. If you want to be a Patch and everything that comes along with that, including possible command opportunities but by no means guaranteed, try for WIC. I want people to pursue their ambitions and hopefully be successful. I don’t say this as a backhanded slight to guys that don’t go to WIC and go down the exec/ADC path to become a commander. There’s been great CC’s that aren’t Patches. There’s been shit CC’s that are Patches. BL: WIC won’t guarantee you are a good leader. It guarantees you’ll be exposed to integrating and being an expert in your MWS.
  3. Danger41

    Joe Baugher Aircraft Serial Numbers

    Damn, that’s pretty cool.
  4. Danger41

    Promotion and PRF Information

    In theory, shouldn’t old guys like you be able to regain proficiency quicker than a new guy? Not hating, genuinely asking.
  5. Danger41

    AF Light Air Support Aircraft

    Basic AFSOC C-130 game plan. Big Blue buys them, and AFSOC slaps all the fancy stuff on them. Exact same for Light Attack.
  6. Danger41

    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    He also didn’t just brow beat people because he was a fighter pilot and therefore better than them. He got the people working for him to buy into the mission and find importance and honor in their little piece of the pie. Aka, he led. I’m assuming you guys are referring to his time leading the Wolfpack and the famous story about getting the SSgt maintainer paid. That’s a good story. Other ones that don’t make Olds look so great are his alcoholism, extramarital affairs, and poor flight discipline that got people killed. That, to me, is the true story of Robin Olds. A phenomenal leader with some pretty serious blemishes on his record but was able to put his immense martial talents to use and leave behind an amazing legacy. Unfortunately, I really don’t think he would’ve been able to make it nearly as far as he did in today’s climate. I wonder how many potential Robin Olds are sitting in the front of a Fed Ex/Airline X due to the myriad problems listed on this and other sites. It’s pretty sad, honestly.
  7. Danger41

    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    I can’t believe a superior intellect like his is having trouble getting promoted.
  8. Danger41

    Good military/aviation books

    With Amazon Prime, how do you guys get audiobooks? I can’t figure it out.
  9. Danger41

    Promotion and PRF Information

    I’ll tell you that being a Patch should not mean you just PA to O-5. I’ll also tell you that you do not have to be a Patch to be a shit hot tactician. Some of the most lethal aviators I know are not Patches and some of the most garbage officers I know are Patches. Don’t let labels define who you are in the AF.
  10. Danger41

    Join Spouse for UPT Studs

    Isn’t it joinT spouse? And the unwashed masses want pics. If your future wife is a 0, they’ll say dump her. If she’s a 10, they’ll say dump her and fly what you want.
  11. Danger41

    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    Must not have liked the guys rotation technique.
  12. If you think SOF is some great panacea to CSAR, ask the Strike Eagle crews that flew in Desert Storm about that subject. I can history too!
  13. Other side of the river would’ve started the invasion of Mosul early by some SOF guys and helos.
  14. Danger41

    Raptor Gear Up at Fallon?

    I wonder what the report/fallout would’ve been if this was an AMC crew, lol.
  15. I don’t think CSAR should go to AFSOC simply for the fact that if they came over, I can see CJSOAC’s and other SOF entities hijacking them to do more of an assault role and not protect their rescue role.