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Dresden Was Our Guernica.

by Daniel Russ on November 8, 2013

      On April 26, 1937, Bombers from Hitler’s Condor Legion dropped munitions on a small town in Spain known as Guernica. The town represented a pocket of resistance against Franco’s growing fascist populism and a seat of the Nationalist movement. Junkers 52 bombers and Heinkel 51s hit the city and returned to strafe […]

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    There’s a rusty spavined Bell P-59 Airacomet sitting in the museum bone yard at Edwards Air Force Base in the Mohave Desert. The sun bakes and preserves this old dinosaur that at one time represented the hopes of a nation just entering the exciting jet age. The fact is only 66 of thee […]

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A Project To Track Every Bomb We Have Ever Dropped.

August 6, 2012

  MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Six years ago it seemed a zany idea when Lieutenant Colonel Jenns Robertson , 45, a bespectacled Minnesota native with an outsized gee-whiz quality even by military standards, began a rather unusual hobby: documenting a century of US air power — bomb by bomb. Robertson asked: “What if […]

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Sherman Alexander Hemsley, United States Air Force Veteran, Passes.

July 26, 2012

  Sherman Alexander Hemsley (February 1, 1938 – July 24, 2012) was an actor who appeared in All In The Family, The Jeffersons, and did Voice Over work on animated features as well. He served for four years in the United States Air Force. He was 74.   Source: Wikipedia Related Posts:Dresden Was Our Guernica.The Bell […]

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Sergeant George Linsdsey, USAF, Played “Goober” On Andy Griffith, Has Died At 83.

May 7, 2012

George Lindsey, 12/7/1935 to 5/6/2012 played Goober Beasley on Andy Griffith, and spent twenty years on Hee Haw. He also starred in comedies like Cannonball Run. Herbie the Love Bug, C.H.I.P.S., and did numerous voice overs as well.   Lindsey was born and raised in Alabama and lived in Nashville when he passed yesterday. He […]

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Gripping Story of Fighter Pilot Steve Ritchie

August 13, 2010

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Blue Eyes

July 18, 2010

U.S. Air Force officials are exploring new ways to marry signals and imagery intelligence collection to find enemies on the ground in Afghanistan. One such project collocates collection of these two types of intelligence on slow-flying tactical Hawker Beechcraft King Air 90s. The program, dubbed Blue Devil, is designed to help operators more easily locate […]

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New Secret Weapon X-37 B

April 23, 2010

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United States Air Force Airborne Laser Testbed Has Sucessful Test

February 13, 2010

“A U.S. high-powered airborne laser weapon shot down a ballistic missile in the first successful test of a futuristic directed energy weapon, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency said on Friday. The agency said in a statement the test took place at 8:44 p.m. PST (11:44 p.m. EST) on Thursday /0444 GMT on Friday) at Point […]

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Air Borne Nano Robots

February 8, 2010

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This Old Air Force Recruitment Ad Would Go Well With The New Air Force “It’s Not Science Fiction” Campaign

December 29, 2009

Creatives were Chad Berry, Brett Stiles, and Brian Born. Related Posts:Dresden Was Our Guernica.The Bell P-59 Airacomet. It Saw Little Action But Taught Us Volumes.A Project To Track Every Bomb We Have Ever Dropped.Sherman Alexander Hemsley, United States Air Force Veteran, Passes.Sergeant George Linsdsey, USAF, Played “Goober” On Andy Griffith, Has Died At 83.

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USAF Makes Cuts

November 25, 2009

“The Air Force announced plans on Monday to cut 3,700 Airmen, saying the mix of a poor economy and good retention has swelled its ranks beyond manageability. The service will cut 2,074 officers and 1,633 enlisted Airmen through “voluntary and involuntary early separation and retirement programs,” an Air Force news release said. The reduction process […]

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Star Trek Next Generation USAF PSA.

October 15, 2009

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1950s USAF Commercial. Just Great.

October 6, 2009

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2006 USAF Speaker Support Video

October 6, 2009

Used before official USAF Public Speaking gigs. Related Posts:Dresden Was Our Guernica.The Bell P-59 Airacomet. It Saw Little Action But Taught Us Volumes.A Project To Track Every Bomb We Have Ever Dropped.Sherman Alexander Hemsley, United States Air Force Veteran, Passes.Sergeant George Linsdsey, USAF, Played “Goober” On Andy Griffith, Has Died At 83.

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MIG Alley. A Story of Numbers.

July 26, 2009

“History is written by the victors.” -Winston Churchill

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We’ve Been Waiting For You

June 28, 2009

This TV spot was creaqted by GSD&M in Austin, Texas about 4 years ago. Demian Fore and Carole Hurst were the Art Director and Writer, and Baker Smith was the Director.

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Military Advertising

June 1, 2009

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Staff Sergeant Marvin Edward Russ, USAF.

June 1, 2009

He was born in Atlanta, the son of a Russian immigrant father and Scottish immigrant mother. His father was named Yaakov Sirota. We think he came to the name Jake Russ very simply. Somewhere between Ellis Island and the paperwork, he felt that he had to fit in.

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