Piano Burning and Other Fighter Pilot Traditions

Have you ever wondered how fighter pilots get their nicknames? What motivates a combat aviator to burn a perfectly good piano? Why is it that the military’s most advanced warfighting…

Not Your Grandfather’s Air Force

Have you ever stopped to consider where we are today? Just look at the technology we carry in our pockets. The processers in our smart phones today are several times…

A Strong Foundation

July 4, 1776 – The Continental Congress approved the verbiage of the Declaration of Independence, a critical step in the independence and autonomy of a fledgling country. We typically refer…

The Art Of The Nose

Phil Wilhelm takes us through the magical world of Nose Art “Not to be confused with nose job, nose-jewels, or nose piercing.  Nose art is a decorative painting or design…