The Airplane Ready For World War 3: E-6 Mercury

The Airplane Ready For World War 3: E-6 Mercury

The date is Christmas Eve, 2019, and deep in the heart of Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado, technicians working at the North American Aerospace Defense Command- otherwise known as NORAD- track the flight of a Russian rocket launch. In accordance with international regulations, the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, formally announced the launch weeks before, and filed… Read more The Airplane Ready For World War 3: E-6 Mercury

“Black Swallow of Death” – First African American World War I Fighter Pilot.

“Black Swallow of Death” – First African American World War I Fighter Pilot.

The year is 1917, and the French countryside, once some of the most beautiful land in Europe, is now a ruined craterscape that resembles the moon more than the earth. Two great opposing armies face against each other in trenches that span dozens of miles in places, and between them no man’s land, where not… Read more “Black Swallow of Death” – First African American World War I Fighter Pilot.

Royal Australian Air Force pilot describes flying with VMFA(AW) 224

Royal Australian Air Force pilot describes flying with VMFA(AW) 224

“Hi, I’m Flight Lieutenant Daley McLeod I am an F-A-M pilot with VMFA-224, the “Bengals”, from MCAS Beaufort in South Carolina. Orignially, though, I am an Australian F-A-M pilot on a three year exchange with the United States Marine Corps. I decided to join the Australian military ironically from spending time in America, and going… Read more Royal Australian Air Force pilot describes flying with VMFA(AW) 224

1138th Transportation Company Driver Training

1138th Transportation Company Driver Training

(truck engine whines) – [Voiceover] Transportation Companies are the backbone of a US Army that provide ground transportation of personnel, supplies, and equipment. The Missouri National Guard’s 1138th Transportation Company, based at Jefferson Barracks, regularly conducts drivers training for their motor transport operators at a training site in Weldon Spring, Missouri. – During our drill… Read more 1138th Transportation Company Driver Training