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 [...]
I was the unofficial NCOIC of Pranks and Practical Jokes. As a Tsgt, folks came to me and cleared their antics with me. They were really asking how much trouble they would get into. I vetoed many and was ignored a lot. I DID NOT APPROVE 7. M-80’s will not be lit and then flushed. 34. Spiking [...]
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.
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.
We were reminded to not pull people off of weekend duty to play.
It was the Best of Times and it was the Worst of Times. The men and women I served with in the 313th TFS/AMU were and ARE the finest people I’ve ever met. Here is evidence that they are STILL awesome. Yes this isn’t everyone. Add your awesome picture.
Veteran’s Day Tribute to the men and women of the 313th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 50th Aircraft Generation Squadron, 50th Tactical Fight Wing, Hahn Airbase, West Germany,1988.
We have all sent the new guy to the tool room to get a bucket of prop wash or 100 feet of flight line. But there are more elaborate pranks that still worked just fine.
On this Memorial Day I would like to point out that we lost friends before it was on CNN.
I just finished watching almost four hours of “The Making of Topgun”. The Lucky Puppies were deployed to Zaragoza, Spain for weapons training when the movie premiered in Europe. Everyone wanted to go see it.