USMC General Mattis bottle opener challenge coin
The History of Challenge Coins Challenge Coins have a long and storied history, with origins tracing back to ancient times. The tradition of carrying a Challenge Coin has been embraced by various groups over the centuries, including military personnel. In...
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Aircraft cannon plug incorrectly safetied
In an age where social media has become a powerful tool for sharing information and raising awareness, the discussion around the ethics of publishing pictures of errors made by aircraft mechanics has gained traction. On one hand, transparency and accountability are crucial for ensuring safety in aviation
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Beerfest movie poster
“Beerfest” and the Military Aircraft Mechanics Fondness for Beer A post on the Maintainer Humor FB page recently went viral. It spoofed on some dialogue from the movie “Beerfest”, and an old picture of a menu board captured off social...
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Maineiacs sticker of the 101st ARW in Bangor ME
Where Readers Have Found "Maineiacs" Stickers The Air National Guard's 101st Aerial Refueling Wing, flying KC-135R Stratotankers out of Bangor ME are probably the most prolific of the zappers in the USAF, and have been for a long time. You...
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