Featured by David Roza
Air Force pilot awarded for saving Green Berets surrounded by Taliban fighters in 2018
“It was a very stressful day, I could have used some Gold Bond powder.”
The best gifts for sci-fi war nerds
Santa's about to hot drop into enemy blaster fire.
Why military officers are commanding fewer enlisted troops than ever before
Military-wide, there is one officer for every 4.7 enlisted service members.
Air Force fires commander who separated an airman recovering from a suicide attempt
“I was made to feel like I was a second-class citizen and a piece of shit for things outside my control.”
The Air Force is testing a new device that will make peeing less dangerous for fighter pilots
"There have actually been times when I was unstrapped and unzipped and I get a radio call to respond to a ‘troops in contact.'"
Two of the Air Force’s elite commandos are trying to earn a spot in the 2022 Olympics
"It’s like a fast-moving jet with a monkey at the controls while getting in a fight with Mike Tyson."
Air Force opens door for select few from the enlisted ranks to become officers
"Our concern with that memo is making sure we’re taking care of our people."
Military pilots explain why that footage of Army helos zipping over a crowded stadium is safer than it looks
“As a helo pilot I get a nosebleed above 500 feet."
This might replace the hot, uncomfortable helmet Air Force pilots have worn since the 1980s
"Finally we have a modern helmet to go with these modern fighters."
The Navy is testing a GPS-like device that doesn’t require satellites
“The future is extremely bright for this line of research."
Soldier risks career to donate kidney to retired buddy
"Hey bro, what's up with this looking to give me a kidney?"
The Air Force wants to kill a drone that ground commanders say they can’t live without
Nothing is cheaper than the Reaper
This airman’s common sense idea made life easier for the most overworked job in the Air Force
"We made our maintainers the priority."
An Air Force tech sergeant just got married in the back of a C-17 cargo jet
The Moose and matrimony are a match made in heaven.
How one airman fixed the Air Force’s night vision problem with a 4-cent chunk of plastic
Promote ahead of peers.
A-10 pilot gets Distinguished Flying Cross for Rip-It-fueled gun-run in Afghanistan
He used 37 radio frequencies to coordinate 21 aircraft, during a five hour battle — all while flying his own aircraft and providing close air support.
The Army is testing drones that can deliver life-saving blood to the battlefield
Army researchers and tech companies demonstrated an unmanned aircraft delivering whole blood to a landing zone in Virginia.
This could be the Army’s next-generation bomb suit for EOD techs
"We’ll be able to neutralize our target faster, get in and get out.”
Air Force fires colonel who berated subordinates for following safety protocols
“There's 'fired' and then there's 'Air Force fired.'"
‘Space weather’ is a thing, and the Air Force has a school teaching airmen to forecast it
In space, the solar wind doesn't blow, it sucks.
This photo of Marine artillery in action looks like hell itself
"Whoever took it timed it so perfectly."
32 turbofan engines, 16 Avenger cannons, 10 tons of armor: This is an A-10 elephant walk
That's a lot of 'brrrrt'
The Air Force has not approved any religious waivers for the COVID vaccine
"Although we are encouraged by the falling number of cases, COVID-19 is still a very real threat."
The A-10 that landed without a canopy or landing gear is back flying after 3 years of repairs
"We basically rebuilt the entire front of the A-10 without aided engineering and unprocurable parts."