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WHISKEY FLIGHT

I was a Flight Chief as a Staff Sergeant in the Air Force.
It was 1983 at Laughlin AFB, Texas. I was working in Whiskey Flight in the T-38 Branch when Chief Melton called me to his office. When I got there, my neighbor and friend Alan Jones was already there. The Chief got right down to business.

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Stories the Air Force Doesn’t Want You to Know

You might think these stories are Urban Legends, but they’re not.

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SUCKED INTO A JET

T-38A

I heard the engine powering up. The suction of the engine grabbed me by the epaulets of my field jacket and started dragging me to the front of the airplane. The engine inlet of the T-38 is rather small and I was thinking, “This is going to suck”.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TIMM

Today is Timm’s Birthday. He’s My Baby Boy. Number Two Son. Son 2.0. He’s the reason that his brother isn’t an only child. His Big brother summed it up quite well. “Welcome to the Thirties. It’s not so bad.” This is the story of the Day Timm was born.

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