ep 51: Stop Staring At My Breasts

The “Go-To” Service; Space Systems Command finds a home; Colorado jumps the gun; The real Spece Force update; SECDEF defines extremism; Still not leaving Afghanistan; Pentagon touts transgender docs; military not ready; Why does God need a starship?; ACC’s new alignment is old news; Disney (did not) help Thunderbirds create new airshow; Avenger ditches at Cocoa Beach; West Point cheaters; Army super soldiers; Soldiers earn Nordic badge in desert; Stop staring at my breasts; Navy Lt rags on enlisted; Greatest beer run ever!; Coast Guardsmen make olympic team; Burn pit advocate dies; WWI Memorial opens in D.C.; D-Day survivor passes.

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SPACE FORCE

Space Force is suddenly the go-to armed service
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/space-force-receives-thousands-transfer-requests-other-armed-services

U.S. Space Force division to be headquartered near Los Angeles airport
https://www.dailybreeze.com/2021/04/08/u-s-space-force-division-to-be-headquartered-near-los-angeles-airport/

Do we need a Space National Guard? Colorado says yes, but Congress is not so sure.
https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2021/04/13/do-we-need-a-space-national-guard-colorado-says-yes-but-congress-is-not-so-sure/

Space Force Season 2: Everything We Know
https://thecinemaholic.com/space-force-season-2-everything-we-know/

Space Force season 2 is not coming to Netflix in April 2021
https://netflixlife.com/2021/03/26/space-force-season-2-not-coming-to-netflix-april-2021/

DOD

A DoD definition of domestic extremism is on its way

SPACE FORCE

Space Force is suddenly the go-to armed service
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/space-force-receives-thousands-transfer-requests-other-armed-services

U.S. Space Force division to be headquartered near Los Angeles airport
https://www.dailybreeze.com/2021/04/08/u-s-space-force-division-to-be-headquartered-near-los-angeles-airport/

Do we need a Space National Guard? Colorado says yes, but Congress is not so sure.
https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2021/04/13/do-we-need-a-space-national-guard-colorado-says-yes-but-congress-is-not-so-sure/

Space Force Season 2: Everything We Know
https://thecinemaholic.com/space-force-season-2-everything-we-know/

Space Force season 2 is not coming to Netflix in April 2021
https://netflixlife.com/2021/03/26/space-force-season-2-not-coming-to-netflix-april-2021/

DOD

A DoD definition of domestic extremism is on its way
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2021/04/09/a-dod-definition-of-domestic-extremism-is-on-its-way/

Defense Department denies being ‘thought police’ in launch of extremism study
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/defense-department-denies-thought-police-extremism-study

Pentagon extremism adviser lays out challenge facing military after two commanders deny a problem exists
https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/21/politics/pentagon-extremism-adviser-challenge/index.html

Biden to order all US troops out of Afghanistan by Sept. 11
https://www.militarytimes.com/breaking-news/2021/04/13/biden-to-order-all-us-troops-out-of-afghanistan-by-sept-11/

Afghan withdrawal will make terrorism fight harder, says top US general in the Mideast
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2021/04/20/afghan-withdrawal-will-make-terrorism-fight-harder-says-top-us-general-in-the-mideast/

Republicans say Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal plan is ‘dumber than dirt’
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/republicans-afghanistan-biden/2021/04/13/7167a2f8-9c84-11eb-b7a8-014b14aeb9e4_story.html

Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women’s rights
https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/10/politics/afghan-womens-rights-us-withdrawal/index.html

Afghan military will collapse without some US help, says top general in the Middle East
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2021/04/22/afghan-military-will-collapse-without-some-us-help-says-top-general-in-the-middle-east/

China Mulls Deploying Troops to Afghanistan After U.S. Pullout
https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/04/china-mulls-deploying-troops-to-afghanistan-after-u-s-pullout/

Afghanistan war cost more than $2T and 75,000 American lives, report finds
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2021/04/16/afghanistan-war-cost-more-than-2t-and-240000-lives-report-finds/

Colin Powell on Afghanistan: ‘We’ve done all we can do’
https://thehill.com/policy/defense/army/548013-colin-powell-on-afghanistan-weve-done-all-we-can-do

‘We’re going to stay in Iraq,’ says top US Middle East commander
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2021/04/22/were-going-to-say-in-iraq-says-top-us-middle-east-commander/

Military touts ‘wonderful teams’ of doctors for transgender troops, but combat concerns remain
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/military-touts-doctors-transgender-troops-combat-concerns-remain

The Defense Department isn’t meeting its readiness goals, report finds
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2021/04/07/the-defense-department-isnt-meeting-its-readiness-goals-report-finds/

DOD Struggling to Improve Readiness in Every Domain – Air Force Magazine
https://www.airforcemag.com/dod-struggling-to-improve-readiness-in-every-domain/

AIR FORCE

US Air Force proves it can transport a ‘flying car’ on a C-130. Now for the fun part.
https://www.defensenews.com/air/2021/03/31/us-air-force-proves-it-can-transport-a-flying-car-on-a-c-130-now-for-the-fun-part/

ACC to align fighter squadron operations, maintenance
https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2559362/acc-to-align-fighter-squadron-operations-maintenance/

Disney Helped The Thunderbirds Create Their New Shortened Air Show Routine
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/40169/thunderbirds-brought-in-disney-to-help-create-new-shortened-air-show-routine

Check Out This Dramatic Video of a TBM Avenger Ditching Yesterday at Cocoa Beach Airshow. – The Aviationist
https://theaviationist.com/2021/04/18/check-out-this-dramatic-video-of-a-tbm-avenger-ditching-yesterday-at-cocoa-beach-airshow/

WATCH: World War II-Era TBM Avenger Ditches Off Cocoa Beach During Airshow ‘Warbird Parade’
https://spacecoastdaily.com/2021/04/watch-world-war-ii-era-tbm-avenger-ditches-off-cocoa-beach-during-airshow-warbird-parade/

ARMY

51 West Point Cadets Caught Cheating Must Repeat a Year
https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/national-international/51-west-point-cadets-caught-cheating-must-repeat-a-year/2643803/

New Army Training Doc Outlines Ways To Give Soldiers Superhuman-Like Sensory Perception
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/40202/new-army-training-doc-outlines-ways-to-give-soldiers-superhuman-like-sensory-perception

‘By Far the Hardest Thing I Have Done’: Aviation Soldiers March Through Arabian Desert for Nordic Skills Badge
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/04/21/far-hardest-thing-i-have-done-aviation-soldiers-march-through-arabian-desert-nordic-skills-badge.html

Stop staring at my breasts — oh wait, that’s where my rank is
https://www.armytimes.com/opinion/commentary/2021/04/18/stop-staring-at-my-breasts-oh-wait-thats-where-my-rank-is/

NAVY

Navy punishes author of letter that disparaged enlisted sailors at base in Japan
https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/navy-punishes-author-of-letter-that-disparaged-enlisted-sailors-at-base-in-japan-1.669044

MARINES

Zac Efron, Russell Crowe may star in ‘Greatest Beer Run Ever’ war movie
https://taskandpurpose.com/entertainment/chick-donohue-vietnam-war-beer-run-movie/

COAST GUARD

First Coast Guardsman to make an Olympic team will sail for the gold south of Tokyo
https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/first-coast-guardsman-to-make-an-olympic-team-will-sail-for-the-gold-south-of-tokyo-1.670690

VETS

Many veterans exposed to toxic burn pits are not getting VA benefits. Luria wants Congress to fix that.
https://www.dailypress.com/military/dp-nw-luria-vets-toxics-exposure-20210402-wdenftaq7rhm7aoidwv2w72t5u-story.html

Burn pit advocate, Navy vet, Lauren Price dies after long fight with cancer
https://www.militarytimes.com/veterans/2021/04/02/burn-pit-advocate-navy-vet-lauren-price-dies-after-long-fight-with-cancer/

Ceremony heralds opening of WWI Memorial in Washington
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2021/04/18/ceremony-heralds-opening-of-wwi-memorial-in-washington/

Ray Lambert, D-Day survivor, WWII torch bearer, dies at 100
https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2021/04/11/ray-lambert-d-day-survivor-wwii-torch-bearer-dies-at-100/

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