USMC Avionics, AKA: Devil Nerds

Look, anyone that knows me knows one fact… well two: I take my Job and alcohol WAY too serious – nothing new to you fucks, I am sure. Maintainers are proud, drunken FuckNuts, just in our DNA. Additionally, we have these prescriptive, borderline stereotypical ways of viewing each other – by job, not skin color [...]

By | 2018-04-12T01:44:05+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

I’ve Been Chewed Out Before…

“Don’t worry, I got your back,” Sgt. Douler started. “It was funnier than anything. Plus, I think you got enough of the ass-chewing required.” SSgt Klein wasn’t really worried, but TSgt Douler attempting to make it better did help. More than anything, Klein didn’t like waiting. Let alone waiting in the Shirts office. The shirt [...]

By | 2018-04-12T01:44:42+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Articles, Flash Fiction|0 Comments

The Wingman Concept

The Specialist break room was typically a place of nerdy bliss. Conversations would bounce across empty space about topics like World of Warcraft, cell phone superiority, and schematics; occasionally even girls – or guys… The volume would almost certainly drop every time the door opened. Everyone sharing in a momentary silence to investigate the intruder. [...]

By | 2018-04-12T01:48:18+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Articles, Flash Fiction|0 Comments


Aircraft carrier life is difficult to forget about. They are so huge — different ships docked anyplace close to a carrier look to recoil in size. Imagine the represented and overstated depiction I must have created for the 'Steel Island' at the time I got my Vision upon it. This is the Navy. When [...]

By | 2018-04-07T11:07:13+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Articles, Navy|0 Comments

The Tuskegee Airmen

In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt directed the Army Air Corps to accept black Americans into aviation cadet training. The Air Corps, like all other components of the United States Armed Forces, decided to segregate black aviators into all-black squadrons. By the end of World War II, nearly a thousand black Americans had earned [...]

By | 2018-03-24T12:42:59+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Maintainer Nation Branded Shirts

There are plenty of clothes out there that help in showing the brand you represent and what sort of style you want to portray. One way to show military pride, for instance, is by sporting a Maintainer Nation outfit and showcasing not only your love of the military but a sense of practicality by [...]

By | 2018-04-03T13:25:04+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|Articles, Maintainer Nation Brand|0 Comments