ep 75: Space Force Fit

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Episode 75 Cover ArtIN THE NEWS: Swift water awareness; 1-10-1 and 2-10-2 Rules; The Russians carve out Donbas; Did we bring the Taliban here?; The biggest troop surge in Europe since 2005; DoD covid policies are affecting readiness; Russia wages war while the U.S. trains on gender identify; A new digital fitness program for Space Force; Our thoughts on Okie AG F-16 crash; ‘Pentagon Wars’ flashback with Army’s new light tank; Navy security helps Hooker; The Marines are eager for Earth Day; Listener comments and more!

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FOLLOW UP:

UKRAINE UPDATE

Ukraine SITREP for March 26th
https://sofrep.com/news/ukraine-sitrep-for-march-26th/

AFGHANISTAN UPDATE

Did Taliban Infiltrate Afghan Evacuees to the US?
https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/news/2022/03/mil-220325-voa01.htm

PENTAGON

US has 100,000 troops in Europe for first time since 2005
https://www.stripes.com/theaters/europe/2022-03-15/us-forces-record-high-europe-war-ukraine-5350187.html

Ineffective Covid Policies Badly Affecting US Military Readiness
https://legalinsurrection.com/2022/03/ineffective-covid-policies-badly-affecting-us-military-readiness/

As Russia Wages War, US Army Trains Officers on Gender Identity
https://freebeacon.com/biden-administration/army-mandates-pronoun-training-for-all-levels-of-service/

SPACE FORCE

Here’s the Space Force’s plan to ditch annual fitness testing
https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2022/03/18/heres-the-space-forces-plan-to-ditch-annual-fitness-testing/

AIR FORCE

F-16 Fighter Jet Flown by Oklahoma AG Candidate’s Son Crashes in Louisiana; Pilot Ejects Safely
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2022/03/24/f-16-fighter-jet-flown-oklahoma-ag-candidates-son-crashes-louisiana-pilot-ejects-safely.html

Martin Found Dead in Jet Wreckage
https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1987-03-26-8701190795-story.html

ARMY

US Army to award production contract for light tank this summer
https://www.defensenews.com/land/2022/03/11/us-army-to-award-production-contract-for-light-tank-this-summer/

NAVY

Navy security officer in Virginia pleads guilty after trying to help prostitute make more money
https://www.stripes.com/branches/navy/2022-03-24/navy-security-officer-plead-guilty-sex-trafficking-charles-cranston-5460303.html

MARINES

The Marine Corps celebrated Earth Day a month early with a police call
https://taskandpurpose.com/culture/marine-corps-earth-day-police-call/

Author: The Digression Podcast Guys
Chris and Jody are Air Force vets who enjoy military history and folklore. This is their podcast. They tell stories. They digress. A lot.

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