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Four retired Navy and Marine vets are walking down the street window-shopping. Then they turn a corner and see a sign that says "Veterans Bar" over the doorway of an entry into an establishment that doesn't look all that well kept up. They look at each other then go in. On the inside, they...
February 23rd 05 01:48 AM
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Pending Military Draft Legislation Targeted for Spring 2005 http://www.itszone.co.uk/zone0/viewtopic.php?t=29819 -------------------------------------------------------------------
February 22nd 05 05:06 PM
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NAS Oceana by Maurice Hendriks
Hi all, A report from a recent short visit to NAS Oceana. It seems that there have been a lot of changes with codes from the Tomcats. All serials marked with a * have been looked up in recent reports and/or the Scramble database. Any help on the gaps will be gratefully received. Although the...
February 22nd 05 09:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Fine piece of Naval history by nafod40
Sorry, not airplanes, except where they are shot down. Can't vouch for its accuracy. I know some of you older guys (Pechs?) were probably there as eyewitnesses... ***************************************** From November 1943, until her demise in June 1945, the American destroyer 'William Porter'...
February 21st 05 07:30 PM
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C-130 on Navy Carrier by W. D. Allen Sr.
Does anyone know anything about the C-130 that made arrested landings and launches from a Navy aircraft carrier back in the 1960s? WDA end
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February 21st 05 04:40 PM
by John Szalay Go to last post
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VIDEO: Sea King tailrotor failure during landing on a ship by Gord Beaman
"Steve R." wrote: Yup, got that one. It's been around for a while. The darn tail just couldn't hang in there for 30 more seconds! I'm assuming that the pilot got the throttle rolled off? Do turbines take as long to spool down as they do to spool up? Fly...
February 21st 05 03:32 PM
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Navy's flight base plan creates a flap in Carolina by Otis Willie
Navy's flight base plan creates a flap in Carolina http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=612500 {EXCERPT} Independent, UK - 21 hours ago The Navy is planning to build a $186m (100m) training facility to allow pilots to simulate landing on aircraft carriers, smack in the...
February 20th 05 05:54 AM
by Red Rider Go to last post
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Sukhoi PAK-FA ? by EY
Hi all, I found interesting pictures at http://warfare.ru/?catid=255&linkid=2280 Are they really show Sukhoi Pak-FA fighter? Thank you. Eugene
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February 19th 05 11:51 AM
by Keith W Go to last post
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New Group-All invited by tripod
About military transport aircraft-props.Pilots,aircrew,groundcrew anyone who knows anything about the C54,C117,C118,etc. --- groups-beta.google.com/group/Military-radial-propliners--- Come aboard and tell us some tales.
February 18th 05 08:34 PM
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Ribbons? by Noah Little
Jim wrote: http://www.news.navy.mil/view_photos.asp?page=5&sort_type=0&sort_row=1 Ribbons on the dungaree uniform? It's not a dungaree uniform. Not to mention nearly three rows for a PO3, give me a break. Why not? Could have been the result of a meritorious bust from PO1.
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February 18th 05 07:20 PM
by Noah Little Go to last post
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VFA-82 - and F/A-18 vs. F-15 by [email protected]
http://www.news.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=17006 The only sad thing in this story is the fact that another squadron with a great history is gonna be shelved. But it reminds me about VA-55 Warhorses, disestablished while its crews fought in Desert Storm under the flags of other...
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February 18th 05 11:24 AM
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D'hat by Erik \Falcon\ Glascoe
Just saw a post from Ulithi on Quarterdeck. D'hat passed away....:( May he fly high in his F-8. Falcon PS. What squadron did he flew in?
February 18th 05 03:13 AM
by Erik \Falcon\ Glascoe Go to last post
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17 Feb 2005 - Today’s Military, Veteran, War and National Security News by Otis Willie
17 Feb 2005 - Today’s Military, Veteran, War and National Security News You can also receive this resource listing that is published daily via email by The American War Library. To subscribe go to The Library’s phone number dot com (13105320634.com). Select the ‘Daily Military News’ hyperlink...
February 17th 05 09:51 PM
by Otis Willie Go to last post
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Some nice aircraft photos by Pat Carpenter
Here are some nice photos, but the size is about 1.15meg so DSL is advised. http://uk.download.yahoo.com/pr/fu/oa/thingsyouwontseeoncnn.pps Blue Skies Pat Carpenter
February 17th 05 02:33 PM
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Annual Dogfish exercise in Ionian Sea will now be called Noble Marlin by Otis Willie
Annual Dogfish exercise in Ionian Sea will now be called Noble Marlin http://www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=27186 {EXCERPT}, by Sandra Jontz, Stars and Stripes European edition, Tuesday, February 15, 2005 NAPLES, Italy — U.S. and NATO forces are gearing up for the kickoff of a...
February 16th 05 03:08 AM
by Otis Willie Go to last post
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Any P51 experts out here? by Dudley Henriques
I'm researching something and can use some assistance if anyone has the expertise or the inclination to be of assistance with this. Apparently there was a training manual put out during the forties on the P51 Mustang (not the airplane's dash 1 which totally contridicts this manual) that said the 51...
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February 15th 05 08:27 AM
by Peter Stickney Go to last post
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Updated List of Military Information-Exchange Forums by Otis Willie
Updated List of Military Information-Exchange Forums The following military discussion and information-exchange Forums are accessible to everyone. All forums are moderated to prevent spam and off-topic postings. The purpose of these forums is to make possible academic level research discussion and...
February 15th 05 04:18 AM
by Otis Willie Go to last post
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Are There Any P-47 Experts Out There Too? by Schlomo Lipchitz
I have an unidentified photo of an airbase ramp with about 100 plus P-47s on the ramp. The P-47s are olive drab with no large white numbers on the nose. Any idea where this could be? Where were the P-47 transition units or replacement traning units during the war? The base is flat as a pancake...
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February 15th 05 03:06 AM
by Mike Kanze Go to last post
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Are they phasing out the S-3 too? by Prowlus
Is the S-3 Viking going to be retired? According to this article here they want to axe it asap http://www.wtok.com/news/headlines/1204527.html Wouldn't this make the F-18 the only fast jet asset the navy can field until the f-35 becomes available? Thank god theres no "F/C-18" . Whatever happened...
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February 15th 05 01:30 AM
by Tank Fixer Go to last post
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NavNews for Monday, February 14, 2005 by Otis Willie
NavNews for Monday, February 14, 2005 NNS050214-02. CNO Testifies at SASC Posture Hearing -- http://www.news.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=17090 NNS050214-07. Navy Performing Well, Keeps Eye on Future Force -- http://www.news.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=17091 NNS050214-06. USS...
February 14th 05 10:14 PM
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