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DRONE CRASHES

These things drop like flies.  Especially in training. There’s a hill right off the approach end of runway 08/26 called “Five Spot Hill”.  There are five caves at the top that look like the five spots on a dice, hence the name.  This MQ-1 smacked right into it while trying to land. Nothing like crashing [...]

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The Story the Vatican Doesn’t Want You to Read

The Vatican is in turmoil after a magistrate ruled earlier this month that Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, will stand trial in Australia on charges of alleged sexual abuse of multiple victims, decades ago. However, after Wednesday May 16th, 2018, you may [...]

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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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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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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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Desert Storm

I’m going out on a limb and posting my first F-117 story from Desert Storm. This is no shit. I was taking my turn as NCOIC of the EOR.  For civilians and Nonners, this means I was in charge of the End of Runway Crew.  EOR is where we get one last look at the [...]

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The Only Air-to-Air Kill for the British Phantom

On May 25th 1982, Squadron Leader Roy Lawrence and his RIO Lt. Alistair Inverarity of RAF 92 Squadron were sitting in their McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR.2 XV (SN: XV422) on ZULU alert at RAF Wildenrath.

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Pico Blanco Boy Scout Camp

When I was 11 or 12 (1970ish) Boy Scout Troop 159 went to camp in Pico Blanco. Shit got weird.

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YouTube Shooter Nasime Sabz

What you won’t see on Facebook or MSNBC or ABC or NBC or CBS.    Hey @mashable / @Johnny_Lieu, why did you lighten Nasim Aghdam’s skin and turn her eyes green? I’m sure you’re not trying to gaslight your audience into believing she’s White. pic.twitter.com/gKtDLsgvFw — Frex 🅱️ 🇺🇸 (@FrexB) April 4, 2018     [...]

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Why is the Left Destroying US History?

“We have to tear down those Confederate statues because their racist.”   At first look that sounds fairly reasonable.  There are those in America that may well feel offended by the statues of Southern Generals.  But put that in historic perspective.  The last veteran of the Civil War died in 1959.  My grandfather died in [...]

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