Tag: United States Air Force

Hickam Air Force Base

On Hickam Air Force base back by the channel to Pearl Harbor and near the Officer’s club there is the Missing Man Memorial that honors those who have lost their lives in battle.

Parachuting at Night in Kuwait

Here are some videos of parachuting jumps at night and below is a video of the McKeanna drop zone in Kuwait.

Firing the M240

Here is a video of what it is like to fire an M240 weapon. This video was taken at a range in Kuwait.

Shooting an M4

Shooting an M4 weapon at a Kuwaiti range.

Tony Blair Visits Kuwait

Tony Blair the former British prime minister visited Ali Al Salem air base in Kuwait. In these photos you can see him shaking hands with Colonel Smith the former base commander.

HC-130 Daytime Parabundle Drop

Here are some different videos of a HC-130 performing routine air drops.

General Ryan Visits Ali Al Salem

General Ryan visited Ali Al Salem airbase in Kuwait. While there he received a tour of the base by Colonel Smith and the facilities and also participated in reenlistment ceremonies.

Air Force Assignments

Patrols at Bagram Airfield

Patrols at Bagram airfield in Afghanistan can certainly be hazardous to your health. Be sure not to go off the beaten path the life you save could be your own.

Is Your Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

Have you ever heard somebody say, “Is your glass half full or half empty?” I was in Okinawa in 2000, when I went to Airman Leadership School. It was a management school for the United States Air Force. The school seemed like a bunch of propaganda to “re-blue” you for the Air Force. In other …

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Achieving Your Dreams

Reaching the stars may not be as hard as you think. I managed to reach my stars and it wasn’t even by the path I planned it to be. The main thing you always have to be in order to reach your goals is to remain focused. Without focus your goal will not be as …

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Sights Around Eskan Village

Here are some different things that can be seen around Eskan Village, Saudi Arabia.

Pallet Building

During Joint military exercise Cobra Gold here are some United States Airmen building a pallet at the Wing 1 exercise complex in Korat, Thailand.

Cobra Gold 2000 Technical Control

After a 12 hour shift this Technical Control airman is waiting to go back to the hotel during Cobra Gold 2000 in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

Joint Military Exercise Cobra Gold

Here is a group photo of the communications team that was taken during the joint military exercise Cobra Gold that was held in the kingdom of Thailand.

F-15 Versus Air Force Security Forces

While serving in the Air Force I received an e-mail with this safety briefing about an accident that happened at Eglin Air Force base in Florida. Even though they say it was an accident, every part of this looks like people were screwing around.

15th Reconnaissance Squadron Patch

Radio Tower View of Ali Al Salem Air Base

The view of Ali Al Salem Air Base from the radio tower. This definitely gives a bird’s eye perspective of what it was like on this base. You may notice a swimming pool in the photos. The swimming pool was only 3 feet deep and the main reason it was there was because it was …

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Ali Al Salem Tent City

While deployed to Ali Al Salem air base in Kuwait I was afforded the wonderful opportunity to go camping in the desert 39 miles away from the Iraqi boarder. The United States Air Force was ever so kind as to setup tents with air conditioning. It was so hot in the desert that if you …

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Reenlistment Ceremony

While at Ali Al Salem air base I reenlisted in the Air Force. Here are some photos of the reenlistment ceremony in front of “The Rock.”

Air Force Predator Aircraft

During my time at Ali Al Salem air base in Kuwait it was common occurrence to see the Air Force Predator aircraft. This plane is pretty cool because it is an unmanned aircraft and has virtually a lawnmower engine to power it. There was a lot of debate between different types of pilots about if …

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Welcome to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait

After 34 hours of flight travel I finally arrived at Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait. This base was 39 miles from the Iraqi boarder. Here are a few photos of C-130 aircraft with a photo of the base out of the back of a C-130. ┬áJust a few of the things I saw …

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Fighter Jets

Here is a photo of an Air Force F-117 stealth fighter while it is refueling and a photo of a Navy F-18 static display at Kadena air base “Friendship Festival.”

First Night in Okinawa

In 1996 I was new to the United States Air Force and just arrived in Okinawa a little after 11 PM, when I walked off the plane and met my sponsor for the first time. On the way driving back to base he was driving like a madman. He was cutting through traffic just to …

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Air Force 5 Level B SetTech Control Career Development Course Volume 2

Click here to download the full text The 3C251 Career Development Course (CDC) Volume 2. Communications Systems

Air Force 5 Level Tech Control Career Development Course Change Supplement

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Air Force 5 Level Tech Control Career Development Course Volume 4

Click here to download the full text Air Force 3C251 Tech Control Career Development Courses Volume 4. Computer Fundamentals and Digital Devices.

Air Force 5 Level Tech Control Career Development Course Volume 3

Click here to download the full text Air Force 3C251A Tech Control Career Development Courses Volume 3. Modulation and Multiplexing.

Air Force 5 Level Tech Control Career Development Course Volume 2

Click here to download complete text The 3C251 Career Development Course (CDC) Volume 2. Soldering and Electrical Connectors

Air Force 5 Level Tech Control Career Development Course Volume 1

Click here to download the full text The 3C251 Career Development Course (CDC) Volume 1. Founding Principles of Communications Electronics

Air Force 3 Level Tech Control Career Development Course Volume 3

Click here to download the full text Air Force 3C231 Career Development Courses (CDC) Volume 3. Technical Control Facilities.

Air Force 3 Level Tech Control Career Development Course Volume 1

Click here to download the full text After basic training in the Air Force each airman will be sent off to a technical training school where they will learn their job. For the Technical Control 3C231 job series the technical training was at Keesler Air Force base in Biloxi, Mississippi. Here is volume 1. Transmission …

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335th Training Squadron Gazebo

While attending Air Force Technical Training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi I had time to kill until the next training started so I got together with some other airman and we worked on this gazebo. The gazebo was outside the 335th Training Squadron in the section of the base called the “triangle.” …

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Welcome to Keesler Air Force Base

Upon completion of Basic Military Training I flew from San Antonio Texas, to New Orleans, Louisiana where I caught a bus to Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. I will be at Keesler for the next 16 weeks while attending technical training and learning how to do the job I signed up to do …

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