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Unread post01 Nov 2007, 05:40

I see the Kadena Chicken thread is making rounds again. But that got me to thinking....

Any other USAF Urban Legends come to mind. Maybe some that aren't so Urban and not much of a Legend and more 'The Truth".

Aside from the Chicken:

1. The Liberty Bell is buried at the Air Force Academy.

2. Every Base has a golf course so that mass graves can be dug.

3. There are ghosts in the hangars of Kunsan.


Are there any more that you know of?
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Unread post01 Nov 2007, 05:49

The one about there being a match, gun, razor, bullet, etc. on top of the base flag pole, that's b.s.
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Unread post01 Nov 2007, 14:35

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Unread post01 Nov 2007, 17:29

maddog2840 wrote:1. The Liberty Bell is buried at the Air Force Academy.


It is in Philadelphia, PA. Am I missing something here?
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Unread post01 Nov 2007, 17:49

How about that the USAF will never buy a STOVL aircraft because the pilots won't land anywhere without an O-club?

Oh, wait. That may not be an urban legend. :cheers:
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Unread post01 Nov 2007, 18:08

ATC wrote:
maddog2840 wrote:1. The Liberty Bell is buried at the Air Force Academy.


It is in Philadelphia, PA. Am I missing something here?
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Unread post01 Nov 2007, 19:26

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Unread post01 Nov 2007, 22:46

maddog2840 wrote:1. The Liberty Bell is buried at the Air Force Academy.


Haven't heard that one but I have heard that there's a missile silo underneath Spirit Hill on the Terrazzo. Gums, did they have that legend while you were here too?
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Unread post02 Nov 2007, 03:43

Cadets are equally as important as the people in the real military that have to salute them because they are investments in our future that we absolutely can not do without :lol:
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Unread post02 Nov 2007, 07:09

Just like ROTC kids? :lol:
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Unread post03 Nov 2007, 04:17

Along with the Liberty Bell, there is a USED Mercury Space Capsule. Underneath (hint) the USAF Academy.
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Unread post03 Nov 2007, 04:18

bealio wrote:The one about there being a match, gun, razor, bullet, etc. on top of the base flag pole, that's b.s.


That would be buried beneath each flag pole.
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Unread post03 Nov 2007, 05:01

At sheppard afb we followed telling the tale like everyone before us about the F-4 phantom on static.
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and the flag pole thing i've heard it both ways the goodies are in the top or the goodies are at the bottom.
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Unread post03 Nov 2007, 06:13

when i was back at sheppard, i don't remember that one, but then again i don't remember the f-4 on a stick. The only one i remember was the thud on the main drag. But that was a few years ago.
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Unread post03 Nov 2007, 16:15

maddog2840 wrote:
bealio wrote:The one about there being a match, gun, razor, bullet, etc. on top of the base flag pole, that's b.s.


That would be buried beneath each flag pole.


Legend has it the the gun in buried beneath the flag pole, but everything else is in the "truck" which is the ball on top of the flag pole. By the way, it's all b.s.
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