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Food for thought today...
 

Accurate. In my career I’ve had two great Sq/CCs and four who’ve ranged from piss poor to adequate. I’ve always laughed whenever a Lt has told me “we have a great commander!” Never listen to an Lts recommendation on CCs, beer, cars or Strip Clubs (or anything else for that matter).


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Worth a read for those who weren't around 20+ years ago...

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Criticism Over Blast Leads Top Air Force General to Retire

The top general of the Air Force said today that he would retire early, in part because he believed one or more Air Force officers would unfairly be held responsible for the terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 airmen last year, lawmakers and Pentagon officials said.

The officer, Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman, said he would step down by Sept. 1, a year before his four-year term expires. General Fogleman, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff since 1994, would become the first Air Force Chief of Staff to leave voluntarily before his tenure was up.

General Fogleman, 56, a highly decorated Vietnam-era fighter pilot, has told associates in recent weeks that he would leave if Defense Secretary William S. Cohen punished Air Force commanders for failing to prevent the bombing, at the Khobar Towers housing complex in Dhahran.

In a statement issued today, General Fogleman said his decision was intended to ''defuse the perceived confrontation between myself and Secretary Cohen.'' The general added, ''my values and sense of loyalty to the troops led me to the conclusion that I may be out of step.''

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If I wear my authorized parka with my ABUs will the shoe force come after me? They stripped me of my leather jacket with a fleece liner made by no other than Mr. Kim in Songtan. I must stay warm. #GP/CC #Hatespilots #Haterade

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35 minutes ago, ThreeHoler said:

You an wear your leather jacket if you wear blues.


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Good point! You are the freaking man! I didn't think of that at all. This is why I love this forum. That will definitely get underneath the GP/CC skin. Maybe he will come at me just like a spider monkey.

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7 hours ago, HarleyQuinn said:

Good point! You are the freaking man! I didn't think of that at all. This is why I love this forum. That will definitely get underneath the GP/CC skin. Maybe he will come at me just like a spider monkey.

Blues, leather jacket, wheel cap.  Go old school.

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Be careful if they have a UOD defined then you might get in trouble for not wearing it.  Which is crap, if these damn army flight suits become mandatory I'll just end up wearing my blues all the time.  

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Never seen a Wing king break out push ups after an award ceremony before with all the winners. I am in AETC hell. Those push ups are going to make the N. Koreans, Russians, and Chinese fear us.  Probably the same guy who thinks doing an exercise while deployed to a hostile location will help to keep everyone sharp. Smh...

I am convinced the AF is like Harbor Freight, full of tools.

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Reminds me of doing FTAC and not being able to wear my flight suit, but secfo were allowed to wear their berets. Cant wear the flight suit because it makes people feel left out. Cant wear the flight suit because everyone else has to wear ABU's, but secfo can wear their berets because they earned it. I thought wearing your leather jacket with blues was normal to cover up the lack of effort to keep ribbons up to date and the potentially missing name tag.

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7 minutes ago, Yaweh said:

 I thought wearing your leather jacket with blues was normal to cover up the lack of effort to keep ribbons up to date.....

🤔 When did officers (pilots, to be more accurate) started wearing ribbons on their blues?

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4 minutes ago, JeremiahWeed said:

🤔 When did officers (pilots, to be more accurate) started wearing ribbons on their blues?

That was an example during my Enlisted Aircrew days. Mostly a holdover because I never took them off the shirt. 

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