For The Zoomies…

well grunts will appreciate this too. An oldie that I “rediscovered”, What the captain means…



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It just so happens that I was at Cam Ranh Bay from Oct 0f 65 until June of 66 on a Sea Plane Tender working crash boat duty for the sea planes we serviced and the Captain seems to have the right attitude of the time and place. As a side note those crash boats could hold a hundred and… Read more »


Boats! You were too? Amazing! I was actually in Cambodia a lot, very hush-hush, but it’s seared in my memory…And I served in Viet Nam! Oh yes, and Laos, too – I was given a really cool hat by the CIA for my helping them with certain operations. Did I mention that I won an amazing array of decorations while… Read more »

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.

Here’s an archive of AFVN broadcasts.
Even some of Cronauer’s shows.
‘Never knew Pat Sajak was a host on Dawn Busters.

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.

(Now I’m hunting up the songs that got clipped,, solid gold, all of ’em)

BigDogg - Imperial Thread Killer (ITK)

I had the honor of spending a fair amount of time around an AF Col who was an F4 jock during Vietnam. He told many “colorful” stories of the ridiculous ROEs that they were given at the time, and how many times that they had to break those ROEs in order to make it home alive. It’s funny how, even… Read more »

LC  Stargazer

That’s what politicians do. Anyone ELSE making medical decisions or engineering decisions without a clue would be arrested for practicing without a license, and anyone making economic decisions without a clue would go out of business in short order. But give a lawyer an elected post, and he thinks believes he knows it all. If there’s EVER any choice, I… Read more »


“Shy, unassuming Air Force fighter pilot”

No such thing.

LC Old Dog

You can always tell a Fighter Pilot! You just sure as Hell can’t tell them much! :em05:


i wish i had a dollar for every time i went out the door of a c-130 or a c-141.then it was off to viet nam with the 101st airborne in 1968 where i met a couple of f-4 pilots who had just bailed out of their plane which augered platoon went and rescued them before the nva got… Read more »


Orion growls and barks: PPS: Seriously tho Boats – I wonder if you ever ran into a friend of mine who was an RTO that did a lot of work with SOG (the guy’s got awards and thank you letters all over his wall) – Larry Denneau? Would’ve been a Navy man, if I recall…He was there about the same… Read more »


LC 0311 Sir Crunchie I.M.H., K.o.E. says: An old airedale sea story from the late Maj. Gene Duncan; Back pre-”scandal” Tailhook had a convention in Las Vegas. LVPD was called to a disturbance at a hotel the Naval A-vee-ate-ors were staying at. The maid was complaining that the pilots were running in the halls naked. Officer; “Ma’am, so you’re sure… Read more »


Now Naval AIRCREWMEN on the other hand…


rickn8or says:

Now Naval AIRCREWMEN on the other hand…