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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.

Oct 21, 2022

IN THE NEWS: YouTube censors TDP; Family sues Army over Fort Hood daughter's death; Bonnie Dick sailor acquitted; Maveric's Dark Star steals the show at Edwards; Ukraine meme war; Elon Musk wants DoD to pay for Starlink in Ukraine; Mad cow military can give blood; Selective service says biological men are men; Space Force has a Hanna-Barbera song; Space Force Metalhead Guardians; USAF Academy applications drop and leader's it's not due to woke policies; Still, there's lotsa woke in the USAF; Delayed promotions for the E4 mafia; Army's Pre-boot camp boot camp; Navy wants YOU, Gen Z; Titty vision; Vets get a pay raise! And more!

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US military personnel barred from blood donation by ‘mad cow disease’ fears receive eligibility

Biden admin: Trans women must register for draft; trans men don’t have to


Space Force debuts its official service song ‘Semper Supra’

US Space Force tests robot dogs to patrol Cape Canaveral

Netflix: Broken Mirror, S4E5, Metalhead


Exclusive–Qualified Air Force Academy Applicants Drop 46% amid Recruiting Crisis

Air Force leaders set new goals to diversify officer corps

Air Force Academy promotes fellowship that bans ‘cisgender' men: ‘This program isn’t for you’

U.S. Forces Ordered to Stop Using Gender Pronouns to Improve ‘Lethality’

Senator Hawley speaks out about military recruitment

Aim high: Air Force green-lights waivers for THC-positive applicants

More senior airmen, fewer overall enlisted expected in next few years


The Army’s pre-boot camp boot camp is likely to expand


New Navy Ad Campaign Kicks Off Targeting Gen Zs on Social Media


Marine drill instructors’ crude sexual remarks prompt boot camp visits


Veterans, retirees get 8.7% Social Security cost-of-living boost