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The Digression Podcast

Chris and Jody are Air Force vets who enjoy military history and folklore. This is their podcast. They tell stories. They digress. A lot.

Aug 12, 2022

IN THE NEWS: RIP CMSAF #6 James McCoy, Nichelle Nicols, and Vin Scully; Ukraine economy tanking; Pentagon phone wiping; No national guard for Bowser; Space Force ‘ambassadors’; Air Force ‘family friendly’ drag show; Martin-Baker hardcore mode; Woke West Point; Bonhomme Richard discipline and another fire; Marine justice; Relief for burn pit vets; Ghost Army honors, listener comments, and more.

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Former chief master sergeant of the Air Force passes away at 91

‘Star Trek’ Icon Nichelle Nichols Dead at 89

Dodgers mourn passing of Vin Scully


Pentagon reminds everyone not to wipe their phones

Biden’s Pentagon Refuses D.C. Mayor Bowser’s Request for National Guard to Deal with Illegal Immigration


Space Force Looks to Put Space Attaches in Embassies


Air Force Base Hosted Drag Show During its ‘Diversity’ Festival

Lockheed F-35 Design Evades Martin-Baker Ejection Seat Grounding

h/t Facebook Air Force amn/nco/snco page…


West Point Alum Warns the School is Going Woke


Vice admiral and two dozen others punished for USS Bonhomme Richard fire

Fire breaks out aboard USS Milwaukee


‘Failure of leadership’ — What one Marine’s discharge reveals about the military justice system

Marine Cpl. Thae Ohu’s sister speaks out about her court-martial, trauma

Marine Corps general won’t suspend Thae Ohu’s discharge after plea


Millions of vets suffering from burn pit, toxic injuries set for more benefits after Congress passes PACT Act