Posts tagged "air force"

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Dr. Mica Endsley, Air Force’s First-Ever Chief Scientist

For the first time ever the U.S. Air Force has a female chief scientist. Her name is Dr. Mica Endsley and we think she’s pretty kickass. She assumed her official duties for the Air Force on June 3th and is the 34th chief scientist to be appointed. This is an amazing accomplishment, but looking at…

By: Mary Odell / June 10, 2013

Breastfeeding Military Moms’ Spokeswoman Fired From Her Civilian Job

Last month, the Interwebs were abuzz over pics of with two Airmen breastfeeding in uniform. Terran Echegoyen-McCabe and Christina Luna were not violating a specific policy against breastfeeding, but an Air Force spokesperson said Airmen must project a "professional image at all times while in uniform." They were somewhat lucky: earlier this month, the spokeswoman for…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 19, 2012

Quickies: The White Stripes Are Suing The Air Force & Kate Gosselin’s New Book

The White Stripes are threatening to sue the Air Force for using their "Fell in Love with a Girl" for a recruitment commercial. [Rolling Stone] Dutch officials have intercepted a shipment of cocaine hidden in 20,000 long-stem roses. [CBS News] Michael Barrett, the man who shot a video of Erin Andrews through a peephole, recorded…

By: Annika Harris / February 10, 2010

Cease Fire For Homosexuals In The Military

Don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t think so! This week, the infamous military policy that allowed homosexuals to be discriminated against in the workplace didn’t stand up in court thanks to Maj. Margaret Witt. The decorated Air Force nurse, who had cared for combat victims for 18 years, was discharged in 2007 because higher-ups heard that…

By: Simcha / May 23, 2008