Which the new firm has chosen to make me the company’s training officer, and it was thought that my ability to function in that task might be augmented by going through the TOPGUN adversary course, a necessarily abbreviated version of the full-length version intended to provide the adversary instructor with the requisite wherewithal to [...]
Up to Reno today via commair, thence to Fallon to get warmed up in the TOPGUN adversary course. A little flying mixed in here and there. Get to ferry a jet back to Newport News the week after.
You know what to do.
Which, thanks for all your advice, it ended up being a [...]
In London, of all places.
We’ll probably see a lot more of this in the northeast as autumn goes to winter.
Open for business, apparently:
Western security, construction and infrastructure companies that see profit-making opportunities receding in Iraq and Afghanistan have turned their sights on Libya, now free of four decades of dictatorship. Entrepreneurs are abuzz about the business potential of a country with huge needs and the oil to pay for them, plus the [...]
The former CO of USS Momsen pled guilty to sexual assaults on two of his subordinates yesterday:
A Navy ship commander pleaded guilty Friday to sexual assault and rape of two female sailors, and a military judge ordered his dismissal and sentenced him to more than three years in prison.
(The commander) was given [...]
The Brits have one on the birth of the (prestigious) Navy Fighter Weapons School:
Despite the all-American hero imagery of the film starring Tom Cruise, the US Navy’s expertise was in large part due to their instruction by aviators from the Fleet Air Arm.
When British pilots arrived at Miramar airbase in California in [...]
This should not come as much of a surprise:
Gay and lesbian service members and veterans plan to file suit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of the federal ban on gay marriage and federal policy that define a spouse as a person of the opposite sex.
The suit comes five weeks after the Pentagon ended [...]
Not usually my cuppa, but the pol/mil headlines the last few days have been weighted heavily on the topic of North Korea.
See yahoo.com – US, S. Korea Warn Against North Korean Aggression
And the Korea Times – Allies Toughen Stance Against NK
At issue appears to be the long cycle of off and [...]