Month: November 2020

Joining CT Air National Guard

I was stationed at Hahn Air Base, West Germany, in 1978, a 28-year-old Captain. The Air Force wanted me to either go back to the Academy to become a professor or go to the Pentagon to … Read More

2014 Subase New London Adopt a Sailor Thanksgiving Dinner Facebook Posting

A retired Air Force pilot describes how, whether it’s in New England or the Middle East, our extended military families gather to celebrate their blessings. Happy Thanksgiving! Back when I was a cadet at the Air … Read More

Image of Veterans and Color Guard

Veterans Day 2020 The 88th Force Support Squadron honors members of the U.S. Army Air Force’s Jimmy Doolittle’s Tokyo Raiders during their 68th reunion, April 18th, 2010. Air Force veteran pilot Jay Waitte appreciates your thoughts … Read More

Flying Across the Atlantic

How flying an A-10 Warthog from Connecticut to West Germany has aspects you might be able to guess, and some you might not. Many times when we deployed overseas, we would take off from Bradley International … Read More