ep 47: Conduct Unbecoming

IN THE NEWS: Grandpa Doc; Biden Trips; Space Force growing Techs; SFJROTC; GAO gets in on Space Command HQ relo; UFO report coming due; Space Force NATSEC Nip Slip; National Guard D.C. extension; And we’re staying in Afghanistan; Generals acting badly; Where are the cars and buildings we bought in Afghanistan?; Iran satellite psyche-out; A new LGBTQ champion; Searching for the drunk airman who stole a plane; Air Force drone washes up on the beach; Affirmative action for pilots; Ukrainian jet Volkswagen add-on; Army discovers men and women are different; Jetpack soldiers; Navy drone swarms; Stress-o-Meter; Remembering the El Toro Jet joy ride; No benefits for jet fuel lungs.

Pictured in the cover art, from L to R: Sgt Maj Michael Grinston; Lt Gen Theodore Martin; MGySgt Scott Stalker; Maj Gen Patrick Donahoe; Maj Gen Paul Funk; and Sgt Maj Benjamin Lemon.

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NOTES:

Biden Trips Three Times While Boarding Air Force One
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/03/19/biden-trips-three-times-while-boarding-air-force-one.html

SPACE FORCE

Space Force May Add More Technical Sergeant Ranks, Top NCO Says
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/02/25/space-force-may-add-more-technical-sergeant-ranks-top-nco-says.html

Space Force JROTC to Get First Units Starting This Fall
https://www.airforcemag.com/space-force-jrotc-to-get-first-units-this-fall/

GAO to review Space Command headquarters decision
https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/space/2021/03/22/gao-to-review-space-command-headquarters-decision/

UFO report details ‘difficult to explain’ sightings, says US ex-intelligence director
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/mar/22/us-government-ufo-report-sightings

THE GREAT SPACE FORCE NATSEC NIP SLIP
https://sofrep.com/news/us-space-force-chief-space-is-the-wild-wild-west/

CONGRESS

Pentagon approves extending Guard deployment at Capitol
https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/nation-world/pentagon-approve-extend-national-guard-deployment-capitol/507-29c3fcec-a8d0-4e28-ad9d-b75788511324

Biden weighs keeping US troops in Afghanistan until November
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/biden-weighs-keeping-u-s-troops-afghanistan-until-november-n1261433

DOD

U.S. Military Twitter Accounts And Officials Attack Tucker Carlson For Questioning Woke Agenda
https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/03/u-s-military-twitter-accounts-and-officials-attack-tucker-carlson-for-questioning-woke-agenda/

Backlash After Official Marine Corps Twitter Account Blasts Tucker Carlson
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2021/03/14/backlash-after-official-marine-corps-twitter-account-blasts-tucker-carlson/

Marine Corps Slams Civilian Saying Military Should Focus on China
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/03/14/marine-corps-twitter-account-lashes-out-at-civilian-who-said-marines-should-focus-on-china-not-tucker/

Tucker Carlson Responds to Pentagon Hysteria over His Commentary https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/03/14/tucker-carlson-pentagon-hysteria-commentary-biden-military-moves/

U.S. Military Just Made A Political Attack On Joe Biden’s Opponents
https://thefederalist.com/2021/03/15/the-u-s-military-just-became-a-political-attack-machine-against-joe-bidens-opponents/

Report: US wasted billions on cars, buildings in Afghanistan
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2021/03/01/report-us-wasted-billions-on-cars-buildings-in-afghanistan/

Report: Iran used commercial satellite images to monitor US forces before attack
https://www.c4isrnet.com/intel-geoint/2021/03/01/report-iran-used-commercial-satellite-images-to-monitor-us-forces-before-attack/

SECDEF Directs Pentagon to Champion LGBTQI+ Rights – Air Force Magazine
https://www.airforcemag.com/secdef-directs-pentagon-to-champion-lgbtqi-rights/

AIR FORCE

What happened to the Air Force mechanic who stole a C-130 in a drunken, desperate bid to return home?
https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2018/03/29/what-happened-to-the-air-force-mechanic-who-stole-a-c-130-in-a-drunken-desperate-bid-to-return-home/

Air Force target drone, shot down in Gulf of Mexico, washes ashore in southern Florida
https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2021/03/19/air-force-target-drone-shot-down-in-gulf-of-mexico-washes-ashore-in-southern-florida/

Here’s the Air Force’s plan to diversify its pilot corps
https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2021/03/19/heres-the-air-forces-plan-to-diversify-its-pilot-corps/

Drunken Ukrainian Air Force Officer Smashed His Volkswagen Into A MiG-29 Fighter
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39747/drunken-ukrainian-air-force-officer-smashed-his-volkswagen-into-a-mig-29-fighter

ARMY

U.S. Army Considers Reversing ‘Gender-Neutral Physical Test’ After Majority Of Women Fail To Keep Up With Men: Report
https://www.dailywire.com/news/u-s-army-considers-reversing-gender-neutral-physical-test-after-majority-of-women-fail-to-keep-up-with-men-report

The Pentagon finally wants to make jetpack soldiers a reality
https://taskandpurpose.com/military-tech/military-jetpack-research-drape/

NAVY

The Navy Plans To Launch Swarms Of Aerial Drones From Unmanned Submarines And Ships
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39535/navy-contract-exposes-plans-to-launch-swarms-of-drones-from-unmanned-boats-and-submarines

U.S. Navy rolls out aboard-ship stress management initiative
https://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2021/03/01/navy-stress-management-initiatives-ussgettysburg/3461614627486/

MARINES

Marine Accused of Taking El Toro Jet on 2 a.m. Joy Ride
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1986-07-05-me-20219-story.html

VETS

Doctors Found Jet Fuel in Veteran’s Lungs. He Can’t Get Full Benefits
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/03/21/doctors-found-jet-fuel-veterans-lungs-he-cant-get-full-benefits.html

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