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Everything posted by herkbier

  1. Agree 100%. The difference between being a C-130 dude in USAFE and one in AMC is night and day. One MAJCOM trusts their people, the other says they do.
  2. I’d go MCs. 1. Not in AMC. 2. User is generally a little more high speed. 3. No TACC. 4. Not in AMC.
  3. It’s sim time only. Also, 80 hours isn’t going to be a deal breaker for a mil guy. I’m a child of sequestration.. 1/10 of my total flight time is Other time.. counts for zero.
  4. Congrats! Interesting that you had disapproval’s, I thought inside of 6 was a sure thing.
  5. Which is also basically the same attitude our national leadership has regarding Afghanistan and our endless wars in the Middle East
  6. Why do you prefer bad elf to stratus?
  7. Same, thanks for sharing your experience
  8. Did this kid run over the 4-star’s dog and get his daughter pregnant?
  9. Also.. GPC limit is pretty high now, $20K? at LRAFB, we are supposed to be getting a “super GPC” (held by the Group RAs) that is supposed to have a crazy high limit.. $200+K. They say it’ll be here by FY20
  10. Checks, plan on submitting one year out from the requested separation date. Have a few more months to wait.
  11. How far prior to your requested separation date did you submit the PC app?
  12. Not a new transfer. You can add kids and swap months without incurring additional time
  13. Just a Herk driver with no clue in the world.. landing configuration at 6000 feet? No way, that seems crazy. Is that standard ops for a 767?
  14. Earliest you can submit a PC app is 12 months from your requested separation date?
  15. The revocation status of the smart card certificate used for authentication could not be determined. Thanks Comm.
  16. herkbier


    A good squadron buddy of mine went through this last year... if I could give you one piece of advice from the observer POV..even if you think you can do everything amicably, still get a lawyer.. his started out with her being reasonable and agreeing to things but devolved into some awful shit and ended up involving lawyers
  17. hopefully they don’t overpay for them and then ask for the extra to be wired back through western union
  18. I thought the AirBnB memo was rescinded. Just talk to your AO though, if you gave me a constructed travel worksheet I’d let it fly.
  19. That's kinda my point. Wealthy people still live in and buy stuff in Texas, so I don't think the decrease in spending every materialized. Are the poor worse off in Texas than if they were in any other state? Don't know. The big plus to me is that everyone participates.
  20. How about consumption tax married with universal basic income? I would think the Left could get on board with that. Has an income tax replaced by a consumption tax ever been tried? Seems like there are states with no income tax that seem to do alright.. also seems like some states with high income taxes that aren’t doing so hot. Do we *know* it will discourage spending enough to severely impact the economy?
  21. Thanks for the thorough reply, I appreciate it. I’m gonna have to read it a few times to make sure I understand it all
  22. FedEx question, What’s the relative seniority in a seat required to hold double dead heads? Just looking to educate myself and the spouse on differences between airlines.
  23. I’m curious as to how you guys tackle the problem. Sq/RA is my third additional duty.. I think I’d advise to create a voucher, zero out all the per diem and entitlements, just pay as if it was a one-day trip. I think this functionality might already be present in DTS.
  24. Disagree with your huge culture divide with respect to the herk community. Culture divide yes, huge no. If you talked to your line herk pilots, 90% would be chomping at the bit to do more with the herk, especially regarding weapons or sensors. The issue is the risk adverse leadership above the squadron and group. Also, we have enough beans and missions as it is that it would be difficult to maintain proficiency in an even more diverse set of tasks. Slick J models do everything MCs do except air refueling, FARP and one or two airdrop varieties. There’s a reason ac-130 crews don’t haul cargo and airdrop as well. They could dual qual ac/mc, but you’d have probably get a poor product.
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