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North Korea, Guam, and nuclear war

North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un has threatened to send four mid-range ballistic missiles over Japan and drop them within 18 to 24 miles of Guam. This development takes me back to the days of my youth. After joining the Air Force at 19 and attending electronic warfare systems tech school, I was assigned to …

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North Korea threatens to nuke Guam and Japan over B-52 flights

North Korea threatens to nuke Guam and Japan over B-52 flights - Bent Corner

Reacting to news that the Air Force is flying B-52 bombers over South Korea as part of military exercises taking place in the region, North Korea is ratcheting up the rhetoric directed towards the United States. The Supreme Command of the Korean People’s Army issued the following statement: The U.S. should not forget that the …

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Cool looking B-52 photo

I stumbled upon this photo while looking for a photo of something else. Isn’t it great? It was taken over Edwards Air Force Base on December 2, 2004. Click here to see a much larger version. I grew up near Edwards Air Force Base. I worked on and love the B-52. (Photo: chamorrobible.org)

In Harms Way: The night a F-4G fired a missile at a B-52G

This is an illustration of aircraft B-52G 0248. It’s too small to see, but the nose art shows that this particular aircraft had the nickname of “In Harms Way.” There is a story that goes along with the nickname. Then again, don’t most nicknames have a story? This is the B-52G that was accidentally hit with an …

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