ep 81: Mission First?

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Episode 81 Cover ArtIN THE NEWS: Fast-mover-slow-mover collision story; If the Ukraine war is destined to be a stalemate, why are we fighting?; 500 GI Jab lawsuit; The real home-grown terrorists; Space Force is just misunderstood; also, Space Force is LIT; Air Force changes to dress and appearance standards would make General Olds smile; Navy approves beards for sailors…sort of; Army basing challenges; Marine Pride!; VA hospital dithers while vet dies!

Somewhere within the myriad distractions induced by today’s hyper-political woke culture, our military mission focus is only just so much noise.



1994 – March 23, USAF C-130/F-16 Collide


The Pentagon Testified Assessing Ukraine and No One Noticed


US service member may have planted explosives in inside attack at Army base, injuring 4 others

Over 500 Military Service Members Sue the Government for Mandating a Vaccine that Was Not FDA Approved and Should Not Have Been Administered


Misunderstood and sometimes parodied, the U.S. Space Force is educating the public about its mission

QueerSpace: Becoming Light


A new mustache policy for airmen has arrived


How the Army can work around states cracking down on abortion, trans rights


Navy approves beards … if you’re no longer in the Navy


Marine Corps sparks outrage with rainbow bullets to mark Pride month


VA hospital denied emergency care to dying vet because staff couldn’t verify his military service

Chris and Jody are Air Force vets who enjoy military history and folklore. They have a podcast. They tell stories. They digress. A lot.

3 thoughts on “ep 81: Mission First?

  1. What you said about diversity not being our strength is on point! Our strength comes from our shared values and mission focus and with this in mind, diversity becomes a force multiplier.

  2. You two keep talking about mission mission mission, but I applaud the services for more inclusive policies and programs designed to educate ignorant people like yourselves. Diversity is our strength, but in order for it to work, people have to learn tolerance. If we can learn to appreciate our differences, we will be an even more effective fighting force. That is the mission!

  3. I noticed when they transferred my shot records to electronic the left GG off. Not suspicious at all not like I shouldn’t trust the government!?!?

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