Category Archives: Triple

Triple Nickel wraps up Bulgarian air patrolling mission


The 555th Fighter Squadron and other units from Aviano Air Base in Italy on Friday wrapped up a four-week deployment to Bulgaria to help the nation police its air borders. NATO’s Enhanced Air Policing mission is meant to ensure the integrity and security of the allies’ airspace. In an Oct. 14 release, the Air Force […]

How the Triple Nickel went toe-to-toe with Bulgarian MiGs at Thracian Viper


At first glance, it would seem like the worst fears of the Cold War had come true: Air Force F-16s going toe-to-toe with Soviet-era MiG-29 fighters in the skies over Eastern Europe, trying to land a shot on one another. But this week, these mock dogfights were a sign of the Air Force’s effort to […]

Triple amputee veteran arrested, charged with taking money from ‘We Build The Wall’ donors


A politically outspoken U.S. Air Force veteran, who suffered among the most catastrophic war wounds in American history, was arrested and charged Thursday with defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors to a “We Build The Wall” GoFundMe campaign in order to fund a lavish lifestyle. Brian Kolfage, 38, of Miramar Beach, Florida, launched the campaign […]