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Auf! Auf! Auf dem Tisch und SING! Up! Up! Up on the table and SING! So there we were in Munich for Oktoberfest.  We walked into the Lowenbrau tent and they were playing Glenn Miller. “In the Mood”.  Quite a culture shock, not what I expected.  When we finally found a table we were wedged [...]

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FUEL LEAK

George AFB, California, 1979. I was the Dedicated Crew Chief for the F-4G 69-0238 “Super Chicken”. I was gassing up for the afternoon go when things went horribly wrong. The R-9 fuel truck stopped pumping and I checked the external tanks to see if they were full. They weren’t. I told the truck driver to [...]

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The Pager Lady

The biggest lie in retail is “The customer is always right.”

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Some Germans I Met

After six years in Germany I came back and had two goals. To learn to speak English [well] again and to drive 55 mph.

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It was a dark and stormy night. A group of drunken crew chiefs decided it would great fun to pinch a four foot fiberglass chipmunk off of the mini golf course at Incirlik AB, Turkey.

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Chippie’s List

Have you seen Skippy’s List on the internet? I hereby present Chippie’s List. Feel free to add to the list but don’t make shit up. You won’t have to. The list is restricted to Hahn AB.

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Aircraft Schematics

If you ever wanted to know what’s really inside of a F-117 Stealth fighter, here’s your chance.

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My Aunt Gertrude

My grandmother “Oma” died in 1971. Then I started having dreams. The dreams came daily, then weekly then every month or so. I kept having them for years but it was every so often.

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May the Fourth be with You

This time we’re featuring “STAR WARS THE GAUNTLET OF INFINITY Extended Director’s Cut”. Watch carefully, your name might be in the credits. So you better leave a comment.

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My Baby is 18 Today

My baby daughter, Rosie is 18 today.   LUNCH WITH SANTA     THE MAGIC OF  SANTA ROSIE AT THE BAT             https://youtu.be/JxfZOWkvMy4 https://youtu.be/gzr4uA-0v90 Rosie won the fashion show and the dress.                                     [...]

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