The F-35B in the Perspective of Aviation History

04/28/2010
[caption id="attachment_7751" align="alignleft" width="100" caption=" "][/caption] By Ed Timperlake Former Commanding Officer, VMFA-321 "Hell's Angels" [caption id="attachment_7746" align="alignleft" width="400" caption=""The last of Torpedo Eight's TBDs, T-16 (BuNo 1506), flown by LCDR John C. Waldron with Horace Franklin Dobbs, CRMP, in the rear seat, taking off Hornet on 4 June 1942…

USCG: An Unprecedented 7,000 Foot Rescue

04/05/2010
Dramatic Rescue Shows Impact of New Equipment on U.S. Coast Guard Ability to Provide Life Saving Services On March 19th, 2010 at the Elizabeth City USCG facility, SLD talked with the current Executive Officer of the USCG Aviation Technical Training Center (ATTC) about a dramatic rescue conducted three years ago…

The USCG National Strike Force: A Key National Asset to Deal with Environmental Challenges (Part One)

03/30/2010
SLD sat down with Commander Tina Cutter, Deputy Commander of the National Strike Force and Lieutenant Commander Tedd Hutley, operations manager for the National Strike Force in mid-February of 2010.  The National Strike Force is one of the United States Coast Guard elements to be affected by the budget cuts,…